August weather forecast and climate
Harkers Island, NC

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Harkers Island, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 82.9°F (28.3°C) and an average low of 77.7°F (25.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). In Harkers Island, the average low-temperature is 77.7°F (25.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 90.5°F (32.5°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the 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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

May through August, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Harkers Island.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 22.3 days and typically aggregates up to 4.84" (123mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 83.1°F (28.4°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Harkers Island.
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Harkers Island is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, the average sunshine is 10.5h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Harkers Island. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, in August, the average high-temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 77.7°F (25.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 90.5°F (32.5°C).

What is the most humid month in Harkers Island?

May through August, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Harkers Island, North Carolina.

What is the average humidity in August in Harkers Island?

The average relative humidity in August is 78%.

How many days does it rain in August in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, North Carolina, in August, it is raining for 22.3 days, with typically 4.84" (123mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Harkers Island?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 22.3 days and accumulates 4.84" (123mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Harkers Island?

March through December are months without snowfall in Harkers Island.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Harkers Island?

The month with the warmest seawater in Harkers Island is August, with an average ocean temperature of 83.1°F (28.4°C).

What is the water temperature in August in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, in August, the average water temperature is 83.1°F (28.4°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Harkers Island have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Harkers Island have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Harkers Island, North Carolina, is 10.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Harkers Island?

Months with the highest UV index in Harkers Island are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Harkers Island?

In Harkers Island, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average temperature in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 77.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (78.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (44.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average pressure in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average wind speed in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 10.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (14mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average humidity in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July and August (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February, March and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average rainfall in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.84"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.84").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and November (11.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average snowfall in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.24").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average sea temperature in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sea temperature in August: 83.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (83.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (61.3°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Harkers Island, NC

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average UV index in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Harkers Island, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in August
Harkers Island, NC

Average visibility in August - Harkers Island, 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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