August weather forecast and climate
Shepherd Park, DC

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, with average temperature ranging between max 85.6°F (29.8°C) and min 68.2°F (20.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). In Shepherd Park, the average low-temperature is 68.2°F (20.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 94.3°F (34.6°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, the average relative humidity in August is 70%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Shepherd Park is August when the rain falls for 16.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.86" (98mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Shepherd Park. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Shepherd Park?

In August, in Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.2°F (20.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 94.3°F (34.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Shepherd Park?

In Shepherd Park, the average relative humidity in August is 70%.

How many days does it rain in August in Shepherd Park?

In Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, during August, the rain falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.86" (98mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Shepherd Park?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 16.3 days and accumulates 3.86" (98mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Shepherd Park?

May through October are months without snowfall in Shepherd Park, District of Columbia.

What is the average length of the day in August in Shepherd Park?

The average length of the day in August is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Shepherd Park have in August?

In Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Shepherd Park?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Shepherd Park.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Shepherd Park?

In Shepherd Park, District of Columbia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

Average wind speed in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average humidity in August: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, October and December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

Average rainfall in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.86"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.89").

Average rainfall days in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.87").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average sunshine days in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12 days).

Average UV index in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

Average cloud cover in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in August - Shepherd Park, DC
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).