August weather forecast
Sterling, CO

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Sterling, is also a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 86.2°F (30.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Sterling, is 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a hot 87.6°F (30.9°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Sterling is 48%.

Rainfall

In Sterling, Colorado, during August, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation. In Sterling, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.2 days and collects up to 15.39" (391mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Sterling, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Sterling is 13h and 44min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:50 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 7:26 pm MDT.

Sunshine

June and August, with an average of 11.7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Sterling.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Sterling. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Sterling?

In Sterling, Colorado, in August, the average high-temperature is 86.2°F (30.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to be 87.6°F (30.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Sterling?

The average relative humidity in August is 48%.

How many days does it rain in August in Sterling?

In Sterling, Colorado, in August, during 13.3 rainfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Sterling?

In Sterling, Colorado, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Sterling?

In Sterling, Colorado, the average day length in August is 13h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Sterling?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:50 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of the month, in Sterling, Colorado, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 7:26 pm MDT.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Sterling?

The months with the most sunshine are June and August, with an average of 11.7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Sterling have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Sterling is 11.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Sterling?

The months with the highest UV index in Sterling are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Sterling?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Sterling, CO

Average temperature in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (37.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (23°F).

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Average pressure in August
Sterling, CO

Average pressure in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 29.91"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Sterling, CO

Average wind speed in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Sterling, CO

Average humidity in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (65%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (47%).

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Average rainfall in August
Sterling, CO

Average rainfall in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in August
Sterling, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Sterling, CO

Average snowfall in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.68").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Sterling, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Sterling, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 42min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Sterling, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Sterling, CO

Average UV index in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Sterling, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in August
Sterling, CO

Average visibility in August - Sterling, CO
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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