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

August weather forecast and climate
Gloster, GA

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Gloster, Georgia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 70.2°F (21.2°C) and an average high of 89.1°F (31.7°C).

Temperature

In Gloster, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 89.1°F (31.7°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a very hot 103.8°F (39.9°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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

The average relative humidity in Gloster is 71%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 18.3 days and accumulates 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Gloster.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 9.4h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Gloster. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Gloster?

In Gloster, in August, the average high-temperature is 89.1°F (31.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 103.8°F (39.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gloster?

The average relative humidity in August is 71%.

How many days does it rain in August in Gloster?

In Gloster, Georgia, in August, it is raining for 18.3 days, with typically 3.78" (96mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Gloster?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Gloster, Georgia. Rain falls for 18.3 days and accumulates 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gloster?

April through October are months without snowfall in Gloster.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gloster have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Gloster, Georgia, is 9.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Gloster?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Gloster, Georgia, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Gloster, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.9°F).

Average humidity in August - Gloster, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

Average rainfall in August - Gloster, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.78"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.78").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.46").

Average rainfall days in August - Gloster, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (9.4 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.43").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.8 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 - Gloster, 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: 9.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in August - Gloster, 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).