August weather forecast
Atlantic Beach, NC

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Rows upon rows of tranquil homes and docked boats and yachts all around the scenic shores of the iconic Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
Rows upon rows of tranquil homes and docked boats and yachts all around the scenic shores of the iconic Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

Weather in August

August replicates July's weather pattern, still maintaining high temperatures with an average high of 84°F (28.9°C) and a low of 76.6°F (24.8°C). Over 14.2 hours of daylight continue to provide ample opportunity for beach activities and exploring the outdoors. The frequency of rainfall peaks for the year at 21.3 days, yet it doesn't significantly disrupt the beach town vibe. With the UV index still at a high of 7 units, the sunny days are visibly longer, making this month perfect for sunbathers.

Temperature

The advent of August signifies a minor shift to an average high-temperature of a still warm 84°F (28.9°C), aligning closely with July. During the nights of August, Atlantic Beach records an average temperature of 76.6°F (24.8°C), a minor drop from daytime peaks.

Heat index

The heat index for August is computed to be a hot 93.2°F (34°C). Take greater precautions, heat exhaustion and heat cramps may be expected. Heatstroke could result from lengthy activity.
Understand that the heat index values take into account shaded locations and mild winds. Direct sunlight can potentially boost the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'real feel', is an aggregate value of air's warmth and moisture to show the human-felt temperature. One's perception of weather can be shaped by other factors, involving metabolic differences, pregnancy, and physical exertion. By being directly under the sun, it's possible for the felt temperature to increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially vital to children. Young ones often ignore the need to take a break and drink fluids. Thirst is a late-stage symptom of dehydration - hence, maintaining hydration, particularly during extended physical activities, is crucial.

Humidity

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 21.3 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Atlantic Beach, snow does not fall in March through December.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 25min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:34 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum daily UV index, 7 in August, converts into the following recommendations:
Persist with precautions and heed sun safety advice. Prevention of sunburn is compulsory. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Sun emits the most powerful UV radiation. Limit direct exposure to the Sun during these hours. Sun-related eye harm can be minimized with proper sunglasses offering UVA and UVB coverage.
Updated: Jun 10, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

How hot is August?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Atlantic Beach, is 84°F (28.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is computed to be 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the most humid month?

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in August?

The average relative humidity in August in Atlantic Beach is 78%.

What is the wettest month?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Atlantic Beach. Rain falls for 21.3 days and accumulates 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in August?

In Atlantic Beach, in August, during 21.3 rainfall days, 3.43" (87mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow?

March through December are months without snowfall in Atlantic Beach.

How many hours of daylight does Atlantic Beach have in August?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 25min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:34 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August?

In Atlantic Beach, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Atlantic Beach?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August?

In Atlantic Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average temperature in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 84°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 76.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.4°F).

Average pressure in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average pressure in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

Average wind speed in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average wind speed in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (12.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.2mph).

Average humidity in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average humidity in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (74%).

Average rainfall in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average rainfall in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.87").

Average rainfall days in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (10 days).

Average snowfall in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average snowfall in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
The 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
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.9 days).

Average UV index in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average UV index in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The months with the most cloud cover are March and December (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in August
Atlantic Beach, NC

Average visibility in August - Atlantic Beach, NC
  • 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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