Gillsville
Georgia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Gillsville, GA

August, the last month of the summer, in Gillsville, is another tropical month, with average temperature varying between 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 87.6°F (30.9°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a torrid 100.8°F (38.2°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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, pregnancy, clothing). 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. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 lowest humidity in Gillsville are July, August, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In Gillsville, Georgia, in August, during 19.1 rainfall days, 4.17" (106mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 181.4 rainfall days, and 41.93" (1065mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Gillsville.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Gillsville is 9.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Gillsville?

In August, in Gillsville, Georgia, the average high-temperature is 87.6°F (30.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 100.8°F (38.2°C).

What are the least humid months in Gillsville?

July, August, October and November, with an average relative humidity of 73%, are the least humid months in Gillsville, Georgia.

What is the average humidity in August in Gillsville?

In August, the average relative humidity in Gillsville is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in Gillsville?

In Gillsville, during August, the rain falls for 19.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.17" (106mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gillsville?

In Gillsville snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Gillsville have in August?

In Gillsville, Georgia, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Gillsville?

The average sunshine in August in Gillsville, Georgia, is 9.7h.

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

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Gillsville.

How high is the UV index in August in Gillsville?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Gillsville, Georgia, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Gillsville, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.4°F).

Average humidity in August - Gillsville, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August, October and November (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Gillsville, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.25").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.36").

Average rainfall days in August - Gillsville, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (10.1 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.54").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gillsville, GA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).