August weather forecast and climate
Higgston, GA

August, the last month of the summer, in Higgston, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

In Higgston, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 89.8°F (32.1°C). In August, in Higgston, the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a blistering 109.4°F (43°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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 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 highest humidity are August, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Higgston is August when the rain falls for 23 days and typically aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Higgston snow does not fall in March through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Higgston, the average sunshine in August is 9.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Higgston, Georgia, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 Higgston?

In Higgston, Georgia, in August, the average high-temperature is 89.8°F (32.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to 109.4°F (43°C).

What are the most humid months in Higgston?

August, September and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are most humid months in Higgston.

What is the average humidity in August in Higgston?

The average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How much does it rain in Higgston in August?

In Higgston, in August, it is raining for 23 days, with typically 3.94" (100mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Higgston?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Higgston, Georgia. Rain falls for 23 days and accumulates 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Higgston?

March through December are months without snowfall in Higgston, Georgia.

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

The average length of the day in August in Higgston is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Higgston have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Higgston is 9.9h.

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

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Higgston?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Higgston, Georgia, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 73°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.6°F).

Average pressure in August - Higgston, 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 and August (29.98").

Average wind speed in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

Average humidity in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August, September and December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.69").

Average rainfall days in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 23 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.2 days).

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.08").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Higgston, 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 March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average sunshine days in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

Average cloud cover in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in August - Higgston, GA
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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