August weather forecast and climate
Gulfport, FL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Gulfport, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 87.8°F (31°C) and an average low of 80.6°F (27°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 87.8°F (31°C) and an average low-temperature of 80.6°F (27°C), August is the warmest month.

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a sweltering 101.3°F (38.5°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', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Gulfport is 73%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Gulfport. Rain falls for 18.5 days and accumulates 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Gulfport, Florida, with an average ocean temperature of 86.7°F (30.4°C).
Note: The water temperature above 86°F (30°C) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

Daylight

In Gulfport, the average length of the day in August is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Gulfport?

The warmest month in Gulfport, Florida, is August, with an average high-temperature of 87.8°F (31°C) and an average low-temperature of 80.6°F (27°C).

What is the temperature in August in Gulfport?

In August, in Gulfport, the average high-temperature is 87.8°F (31°C), and the average low-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is appraised at 101.3°F (38.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gulfport?

The average relative humidity in August in Gulfport, Florida, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in Gulfport?

In August, in Gulfport, the rain falls for 18.5 days. Throughout August, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Gulfport?

The month with the most rainfall in Gulfport, Florida, is August when the rain falls for 18.5 days and typically aggregates up to 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

What month is the ocean warmest in Gulfport?

With an average ocean temperature of 86.7°F (30.4°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Gulfport, Florida.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Gulfport?

In Gulfport, Florida, in August, the average water temperature is 86.7°F (30.4°C). The water temperature above 86°F (30°C) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

How many hours of daylight does Gulfport have in August?

In Gulfport, the average length of the day in August is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gulfport have in August?

In Gulfport, the average sunshine in August is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Gulfport?

Months with the highest UV index in Gulfport, Florida, are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Gulfport?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Gulfport is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Gulfport, FL

Average temperature in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (66.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 80.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (80.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Gulfport, FL

Average pressure in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

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Average wind speed in August
Gulfport, FL

Average wind speed in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and November (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Gulfport, FL

Average humidity in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gulfport, FL

Average rainfall in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in August
Gulfport, FL

Average rainfall days in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.5 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and March (5.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Gulfport, FL

Average sea temperature in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average sea temperature in August: 86.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Gulfport, FL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gulfport, FL

Average sunshine days in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (24.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gulfport, FL

Average UV index in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in August
Gulfport, FL

Average cloud cover in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 25

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in August
Gulfport, FL

Average visibility in August - Gulfport, FL
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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