August weather forecast
Croft, NC

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Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Croft, is also a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 67.5°F (19.7°C).

Temperature

A minor adjustment in Croft's average high-temperature is noted with the start of August, touching a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C) from July's 90.3°F (32.4°C). Croft anticipates an average minimum temperature of 67.5°F (19.7°C) in the month of August.

Heat index

For August, the heat index is computed to be a very hot 102.2°F (39°C). Adopt extra preventive measures, the occurrence of heat cramps and heat exhaustion is likely. Heatstroke may follow extended activity.
One should consider that heat index numbers are for shaded settings and light wind. 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 'apparent temperature' or 'real feel', is the result of factoring in humidity to the air temperature, indicating perceived warmth. A person's impression of weather can be shaped by many aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and levels of physical activity. Exposure to direct sun rays can influence the heat you feel, pushing the heat index up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values hold particular significance for children. Young individuals usually face more risks than adults due to their lower sweat production. Their large skin surface area relative to their tiny bodies and high heat production from their activities adds to their risk.
Evaporating sweat, thanks to perspiration, acts as a natural air conditioner for the human body. In the presence of high relative humidity, the evaporation rate diminishes, resulting in the body retaining more warmth compared to dry conditions. When body heat isn't effectively managed, risks of dehydration and overheating amplify.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Croft is 72%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 18 days and typically aggregates up to 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Croft, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Croft is 13h and 27min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 8:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:51 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Croft, North Carolina, is 10.2h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, a daily UV index of 6 turns into the following recommendations:
Exercise precautions and adapt sun safety practices. Defence against skin and eye affliction is paramount. Stay out of direct sunlight and seek shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is strongest, but remember that shade devices may not offer full sun protection. Sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays play a pivotal role in reducing solar eye damage.
Resources | Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S.

Frequently asked questions

How hot is August in Croft?

In August, in Croft, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is computed to be 102.2°F (39°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Croft?

In Croft, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in August is 72%.

What is the wettest month in Croft?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Croft. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Croft in August?

In Croft, North Carolina, during August, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Croft?

In Croft, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Croft have in August?

In Croft, North Carolina, the average day length in August is 13h and 27min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Croft?

On the first day of August in Croft, North Carolina, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 8:26 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 7:51 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Croft have in August?

In Croft, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Croft?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Croft?

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

Average temperature in August - Croft, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Croft, NC

Average pressure in August - Croft, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Croft, NC

Average wind speed in August - Croft, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Croft, NC

Average humidity in August - Croft, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Croft, NC

Average rainfall in August - Croft, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in August
Croft, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Croft, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Croft, NC

Average snowfall in August - Croft, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.13").
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
Croft, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Croft, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Croft, NC

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Croft, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Croft, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in August
Croft, NC

Average UV index in August - Croft, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Croft, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Croft, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 44).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Croft, NC

Average visibility in August - Croft, 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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