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

August weather forecast and climate
Handy, GA

August, the last month of the summer, in Handy, is another hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 69.6°F (20.9°C).

Temperature

In Handy, Georgia, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 88.3°F (31.3°C). In August, in Handy, the average low-temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a scorching 104.2°F (40.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', '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 (metabolic differences, pregnancy, wind), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. 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 Handy, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Handy. Rain falls for 13.4 days and accumulates 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Handy, Georgia, snow does not fall in February, April through December.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Handy, Georgia, is 13.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Handy is 9.2h.

UV index

In Handy, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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 Handy?

In August, in Handy, Georgia, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Handy?

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Handy in August?

In Handy, Georgia, during August, the rain falls for 13.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Handy?

The month with the most rainfall in Handy is August when the rain falls for 13.4 days and typically aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Handy?

February, April through December are months without snowfall in Handy, Georgia.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Handy?

In Handy, Georgia, the average sunshine in August is 9.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Handy?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Handy is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Handy, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.4°F).

Average humidity in August - Handy, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Handy, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.1").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.35").

Average rainfall days in August - Handy, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (5.2 days).

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

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

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.6 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 - Handy, 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: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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

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