August weather forecast and climate
Rockledge, FL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Rockledge, Florida, with average temperature ranging between min 78.4°F (25.8°C) and max 87.4°F (30.8°C).

Temperature

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 87.4°F (30.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 78.4°F (25.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is computed to be a torrid 103.8°F (39.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and wind 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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

Months with the highest humidity in Rockledge are June through August, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 25.9 days and typically aggregates up to 6.3" (160mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Rockledge, Florida, is August, with an average ocean temperature of 84.7°F (29.3°C).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Rockledge, the average sunshine is 10.7h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Rockledge. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
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. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Rockledge?

With an average high-temperature of 87.4°F (30.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 78.4°F (25.8°C), August is the warmest month in Rockledge, Florida.

What is the temperature in August in Rockledge?

In August, the average high-temperature is 87.4°F (30.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is computed to be 103.8°F (39.9°C).

What is the most humid month in Rockledge?

Months with the highest humidity are June through August, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in August in Rockledge?

In August, the average relative humidity in Rockledge, Florida, is 79%.

What is the wettest month in Rockledge?

The month with the most rainfall in Rockledge, Florida, is August when the rain falls for 25.9 days and typically aggregates up to 6.3" (160mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Rockledge?

In August, in Rockledge, Florida, the rain falls for 25.9 days. Throughout August, 6.3" (160mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the ocean warmest in Rockledge?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 84.7°F (29.3°C).

How warm is the water in August in Rockledge?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Rockledge, Florida, is 84.7°F (29.3°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Rockledge?

In August, the average sunshine in Rockledge, Florida, is 10.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Rockledge?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Rockledge?

In Rockledge, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Rockledge, FL

Average temperature in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 78.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (78.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (57.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Rockledge, FL

Average pressure in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average pressure in August: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.97").

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Average wind speed in August
Rockledge, FL

Average wind speed in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (9.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Rockledge, FL

Average humidity in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Rockledge, FL

Average rainfall in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average rainfall in August: 6.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in August
Rockledge, FL

Average rainfall days in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 25.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (10.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Rockledge, FL

Average sea temperature in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average sea temperature in August: 84.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (84.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (71.4°F).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Rockledge, 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: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 6.2).

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Average sunshine days in August
Rockledge, FL

Average sunshine days in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 2.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Rockledge, FL

Average UV index in August - Rockledge, 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
Rockledge, FL

Average cloud cover in August - Rockledge, FL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

Months with the most cloud cover are January, November and December (Cloud cover 34).
Months with the least cloud cover are April and May (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Rockledge, FL

Average visibility in August - Rockledge, 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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