August weather forecast
Sandy Springs, GA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Sandy Springs, is another hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 89.6°F (32°C) and 70.5°F (21.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 89.6°F (32°C). In August, in Sandy Springs, the average low-temperature is 70.5°F (21.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a very hot 103.5°F (39.7°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. 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', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 19.7 days and accumulates 5.16" (131mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Sandy Springs.

Daylight

In Sandy Springs, Georgia, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 23min.
On the first day of August in Sandy Springs, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 8:04 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Sandy Springs, Georgia, the average sunshine in August is 9.3h.

UV index

The month with the highest UV index in Sandy Springs is August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Sandy Springs?

In Sandy Springs, in August, the average high-temperature is 89.6°F (32°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.5°F (21.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is estimated at 103.5°F (39.7°C).

What are the least humid months in Sandy Springs?

The months with the lowest humidity in Sandy Springs, Georgia, are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the average humidity in August in Sandy Springs?

In Sandy Springs, the average relative humidity in August is 68%.

What is the rainiest month in Sandy Springs?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Rain falls for 19.7 days and accumulates 5.16" (131mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Sandy Springs in August?

In August, in Sandy Springs, the rain falls for 19.7 days. Throughout August, 5.16" (131mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Sandy Springs?

In Sandy Springs, Georgia, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Sandy Springs have in August?

In Sandy Springs, the average day length in August is 13h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Sandy Springs?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 8:04 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Sandy Springs have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Sandy Springs, Georgia, is 9.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Sandy Springs?

August is the month with the highest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Sandy Springs?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Sandy Springs, Georgia, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average temperature in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.6°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 (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average pressure in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average wind speed in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average humidity in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average humidity in August: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (68%).

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Average rainfall in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average rainfall in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average rainfall in August: 5.16"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.16").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average rainfall days in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average snowfall in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.14").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average snowfall days in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average sunshine days in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average UV index in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average cloud cover in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Sandy Springs, GA

Average visibility in August - Sandy Springs, GA
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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