Forest Heights
Georgia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Forest Heights, GA

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Forest Heights, Georgia, with average temperature ranging between min 72.9°F (22.7°C) and max 88.9°F (31.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 88.9°F (31.6°C). In Forest Heights, in August, the average low-temperature is 72.9°F (22.7°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at an extremely hot 108°F (42.2°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

August is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Forest Heights. Rain falls for 17.8 days and accumulates 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall in Forest Heights.

Daylight

In Forest Heights, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In Forest Heights, Georgia, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Forest Heights is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 Forest Heights?

In Forest Heights, Georgia, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.9°F (31.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.9°F (22.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 108°F (42.2°C).

What is the most humid month in Forest Heights?

August is the most humid month in Forest Heights, Georgia, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in August in Forest Heights?

In August, the average relative humidity is 78%.

How many days does it rain in August in Forest Heights?

In Forest Heights, in August, it is raining for 17.8 days, with typically 2.44" (62mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Forest Heights?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.8 days and accumulates 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Forest Heights?

In Forest Heights, Georgia, snow does not fall in March through December.

How many hours of daylight does Forest Heights have in August?

In Forest Heights, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Forest Heights?

The average sunshine in August is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Forest Heights?

In Forest Heights, Georgia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.1°F).

Average humidity in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.75").

Average rainfall days in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.8 days).

Average snowfall in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.04").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in August - Forest Heights, GA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).