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

August weather forecast and climate
Lithonia, GA

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Lithonia, Georgia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 89.1°F (31.7°C) and an average low of 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 89.1°F (31.7°C). In August, in Lithonia, the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 103.8°F (39.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, pregnancy). 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 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 71%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 21.2 days and accumulates 5.35" (136mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Lithonia snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Lithonia, Georgia, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Lithonia, Georgia, is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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 Lithonia?

In Lithonia, Georgia, in August, the average high-temperature is 89.1°F (31.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is appraised at 103.8°F (39.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Lithonia?

In Lithonia, Georgia, the average relative humidity in August is 71%.

How many days does it rain in August in Lithonia?

In Lithonia, in August, during 21.2 rainfall days, 5.35" (136mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Lithonia?

The month with the most rainfall in Lithonia is August when the rain falls for 21.2 days and typically aggregates up to 5.35" (136mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Lithonia?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Lithonia have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Lithonia?

In Lithonia, the average sunshine in August is 9.5h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Lithonia?

In Lithonia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Lithonia, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.1°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 (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.3°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 (35.2°F).

Average humidity in August - Lithonia, 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 - Lithonia, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 5.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.2").

Average rainfall days in August - Lithonia, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.9 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.71").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 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 - Lithonia, 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: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

Average UV index in August - Lithonia, 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).