August weather forecast and climate
Charlotte, NC

A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
A small river flowing through the beautiful Marshall Park overlooking Charlotte city buildings, North Carolina
August is the wettest month of the year with 4.2" (106.7mm) of rainfall. The average temperatures lie in the hot and humid 67°F (19.4°C) to 88°F (31.1°C) range.
Although there is ample rain, there is no shortage of bright and sunny days as the daylight is almost 14 hours. The summer crowd is everywhere, from parks to malls, and museums to restaurants.
Downtown nightlife is attractive - carry an umbrella to escape a sudden torrential downpour during the night. August is the most humid month of the year, and air-conditioners run ubiquitously in Charlotte.

What is the temperature in August in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, in August, the average high-temperature is 87.8°F (31°C), and the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Charlotte?

In Charlotte, North Carolina, in August, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 4.1" (105mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in August in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Charlotte?

In August, the average sunshine in Charlotte is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Charlotte?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Charlotte, North Carolina, is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Charlotte, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 88°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30°F).

Average rainfall in August - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (4.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.1").

Average rainfall days in August - Charlotte, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March and July (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (7 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Charlotte, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in August - Charlotte, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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