August weather forecast
Hiddenite, NC

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Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Hiddenite, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 86.5°F (30.3°C) and an average low of 64.4°F (18°C).

Temperature

The advent of August brings an average high-temperature of a still hot 86.5°F (30.3°C), exhibiting minor difference from the previous month. Hiddenite measures a considerable dip from daytime highs with an average low-temperature of 64.4°F (18°C) during August.

Heat index

August's average heat index is computed to be a very hot 98.6°F (37°C). Take extra safety measures to prevent heat exhaustion and heat cramps. Heatstroke could follow lengthy activity.
When considering the heat index, it's pivotal to note it is for shade and mild wind conditions. Direct exposure to sunshine could lead to a heat index increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'felt air temperature', provides an understanding of perceived warmth by combining temperature and relative humidity. The influence of weather is personal, with a diverse population experiencing it differently due to differences in body mass, stature, and degree of activity. Should you be directly under the sun, anticipate a possible increase in the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are primarily vital for children. Young ones regularly neglect the requirement for rest and fluid replenishment. Thirst is a late stage of dehydration - so, it is necessary to keep hydrated, particularly during extended periods of physical exertion.
The innate cooling system of the human body revolves around perspiration, with the evaporation of sweat being central to this process. Under conditions of high temperature and humidity (enhanced heat index), sweat production is compromised, exacerbating the sensation of warmth. Elevated heat gain compared to the body's release capability poses risks of dehydration and potential overheating.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Hiddenite is 73%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout August, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Hiddenite, during the entire year, the rain falls for 139.4 days and collects up to 16.38" (416mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In Hiddenite, North Carolina, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 8:28 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Hiddenite is 10.5h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Hiddenite, North Carolina, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum high daily UV index of 6 during August translates into the following directions:
Sidestep overexposure. Individuals with fair complexions risk burning in fewer than 20 minutes. Be aware that the sun's UV radiation is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and try to reduce direct sun exposure during this period as much as possible. 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.
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Frequently asked questions

How hot is August in Hiddenite?

In August, in Hiddenite, the average high-temperature is 86.5°F (30.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.4°F (18°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is computed to be 98.6°F (37°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Hiddenite?

The average relative humidity in August in Hiddenite, North Carolina, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in Hiddenite?

In Hiddenite, North Carolina, during August, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Hiddenite?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Hiddenite have in August?

In August, the average day length in Hiddenite is 13h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Hiddenite?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 8:28 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Hiddenite?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Hiddenite, North Carolina, is 10.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Hiddenite?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Hiddenite, North Carolina.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Hiddenite?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Hiddenite, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average temperature in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average pressure in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average wind speed in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 3.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average humidity in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The 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
Hiddenite, NC

Average rainfall in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.01").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.98").

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Average rainfall days in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Hiddenite, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.1").
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
Hiddenite, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average UV index in August - Hiddenite, 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, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Hiddenite, NC

Average visibility in August - Hiddenite, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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