August weather forecast and climate
Black Mountain, NC

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Black Mountain, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 60.4°F (15.8°C) and an average high of 82.4°F (28°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 82.4°F (28°C). In Black Mountain, in August, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 88.7°F (31.5°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Black Mountain, North Carolina, is 76%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout August, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Black Mountain, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.4 days and collects up to 27.8" (706mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Black Mountain.

Daylight

In Black Mountain, North Carolina, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Black Mountain, North Carolina, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Black Mountain?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 82.4°F (28°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 88.7°F (31.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Black Mountain?

In August, the average relative humidity in Black Mountain, North Carolina, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Black Mountain in August?

In Black Mountain, North Carolina, in August, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 2.28" (58mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Black Mountain?

May through October are months without snowfall in Black Mountain.

How many hours of daylight does Black Mountain have in August?

In Black Mountain, North Carolina, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Black Mountain have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Black Mountain is 10.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Black Mountain?

Months with the highest UV index in Black Mountain are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Black Mountain?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Black Mountain is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average temperature in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average pressure in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 30.02"

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

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Average wind speed in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average wind speed in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 3.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (6.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average humidity in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and September (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average rainfall in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and December (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average snowfall in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.37").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.2 days).
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
Black Mountain, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average UV index in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Black Mountain, NC

Average visibility in August - Black Mountain, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, September, October and December (5mi).

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