August weather forecast and climate
Folkston, GA

August, the last month of the summer, in Folkston, is another hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 74.7°F (23.7°C) and 91.9°F (33.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 91.9°F (33.3°C). In Folkston, in August, the average low-temperature is 74.7°F (23.7°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a blazing hot 118°F (47.8°C). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the 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 '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. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Folkston, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Folkston is August when the rain falls for 21.8 days and typically aggregates up to 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Folkston, Georgia.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Folkston is 9.9h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 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.

What is the temperature in August in Folkston?

In August, the average high-temperature is 91.9°F (33.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 74.7°F (23.7°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 118°F (47.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Folkston?

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Folkston?

In August, in Folkston, Georgia, the rain falls for 21.8 days. Throughout August, 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Folkston?

The month with the most rainfall in Folkston, Georgia, is August when the rain falls for 21.8 days and typically aggregates up to 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Folkston?

March through November are months without snowfall.

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

In Folkston, the average length of the day in August is 13.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Folkston have in August?

In Folkston, Georgia, the average sunshine in August is 9.9h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Folkston?

In Folkston, Georgia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 91.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (61.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 74.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (74.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.3°F).

Average pressure in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.98").

Average wind speed in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.58"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.58").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (0.98").

Average rainfall days in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.6 days).

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January, February and December (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average sunshine days in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.3 days).

Average UV index in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 45).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and October (Cloud cover 33).

Average visibility in August - Folkston, GA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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