August weather forecast
Atlanta, GA

Beautiful sky and cityscape of Atlanta in Georgia, USA
Beautiful sky and cityscape of Atlanta in Georgia, USA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Atlanta, Georgia, with an average temperature varying between 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 89.2°F (31.8°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 70.7°F (21.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a very hot 103.1°F (39.5°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, wind, 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 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. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity in Atlanta, Georgia, are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.1 days and accumulates 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Atlanta, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In Atlanta, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 22min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 8:04 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9.6h.

UV index

The month with the highest UV index in Atlanta is August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Atlanta?

In Atlanta, Georgia, in August, the average high-temperature is 89.2°F (31.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.7°F (21.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 103.1°F (39.5°C).

What is the least humid month in Atlanta?

The months with the lowest humidity in Atlanta, Georgia, are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

What is the average humidity in August in Atlanta?

In August, the average relative humidity in Atlanta is 69%.

What is the wettest month in Atlanta?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.1 days and accumulates 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Atlanta in August?

In Atlanta, in August, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Atlanta?

April through November are months without snowfall in Atlanta.

How many hours of daylight does Atlanta have in August?

In August, the average day length in Atlanta, Georgia, is 13h and 22min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Atlanta?

On the first day of August in Atlanta, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 8:04 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Atlanta?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Atlanta, Georgia, is 9.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Atlanta?

The month with the highest UV index in Atlanta, Georgia, is August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Atlanta?

In Atlanta, Georgia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Atlanta, GA

Average temperature in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Atlanta, GA

Average pressure in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average pressure in August: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Atlanta, GA

Average wind speed in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Atlanta, GA

Average humidity in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Atlanta, GA

Average rainfall in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.32"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.32").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in August
Atlanta, GA

Average rainfall days in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Atlanta, GA

Average snowfall in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Atlanta, GA

Average snowfall days in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Atlanta, GA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 22min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Atlanta, GA

Average sunshine days in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Atlanta, GA

Average UV index in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Atlanta, GA

Average cloud cover in August - Atlanta, GA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Atlanta, GA

Average visibility in August - Atlanta, GA
  • 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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