August weather forecast and climate
Granite Quarry, NC

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Granite Quarry, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 67.3°F (19.6°C) and an average high of 87.6°F (30.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 87.6°F (30.9°C). In Granite Quarry, in August, the average low-temperature is 67.3°F (19.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a torrid 100.2°F (37.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by 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. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Granite Quarry, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Granite Quarry, during 16.3 rainfall days, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Granite Quarry, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.1 days and collects up to 30.04" (763mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Granite Quarry snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In Granite Quarry, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 Granite Quarry?

In August, the average high-temperature is 87.6°F (30.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.3°F (19.6°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 100.2°F (37.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Granite Quarry?

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

How much does it rain in Granite Quarry in August?

In Granite Quarry, North Carolina, during August, the rain falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Granite Quarry?

April through November are months without snowfall in Granite Quarry.

What is the average length of the day in August in Granite Quarry?

The average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Granite Quarry?

In Granite Quarry, North Carolina, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Granite Quarry?

Months with the highest UV index in Granite Quarry, North Carolina, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Granite Quarry?

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

Average temperature in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average temperature in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average pressure in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

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

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Average wind speed in August
Granite Quarry, NC

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average humidity in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

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

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Average rainfall in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average rainfall in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average snowfall in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.93").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Granite Quarry, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average UV index in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, 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
Granite Quarry, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Granite Quarry, NC

Average visibility in August - Granite Quarry, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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