Hatteras
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Hatteras, NC

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Hatteras, North Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average high of 86°F (30°C) and an average low of 71.6°F (22°C).

Temperature

The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 86°F (30°C).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Hatteras is August when the rain falls for 11 days and typically aggregates up to 5.9" (149mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

July and August, with an average ocean temperature of 80.6°F (27°C), are months with the warmest seawater.
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 is 13.4h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are April through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

In Hatteras, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the warmest months in Hatteras?

Warmest months in Hatteras are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 86°F (30°C).

What is the temperature in August in Hatteras?

In August, in Hatteras, the average high-temperature is 86°F (30°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.6°F (22°C).

How much does it rain in Hatteras in August?

In Hatteras, North Carolina, in August, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 5.9" (149mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Hatteras?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 11 days and accumulates 5.9" (149mm) of precipitation.

What are the months with the warmest ocean in Hatteras?

Months with the warmest seawater in Hatteras are July and August, with an average ocean temperature of 80.6°F (27°C).

How warm is the water in August in Hatteras?

In Hatteras, the average seawater temperature in August is 80.6°F (27°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 Hatteras have in August?

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

What is the month with the most sunshine in Hatteras?

Months with the most sunshine in Hatteras, North Carolina, are April through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Hatteras have in August?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Hatteras?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Hatteras is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Hatteras, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 86°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (36°F).

Average rainfall in August - Hatteras, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 5.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (3.3").

Average rainfall days in August - Hatteras, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September, October and November (8 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Hatteras, NC
  • Average sea temperature in August: 81°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (81°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (61°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hatteras, 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

Months with most sunshine are April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).