August weather forecast and climate
Horse Shoe, NC

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Horse Shoe, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C).

Temperature

In Horse Shoe, North Carolina, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 83.3°F (28.5°C). In Horse Shoe, in August, the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 90.9°F (32.7°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind), and activity. 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. 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

In Horse Shoe, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Horse Shoe, during August, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 180.6 rainfall days, and 36.46" (926mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Horse Shoe, North Carolina, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In Horse Shoe, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Horse Shoe, 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 value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Horse Shoe?

In August, in Horse Shoe, the average high-temperature is 83.3°F (28.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 90.9°F (32.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Horse Shoe?

In Horse Shoe, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How much does it rain in Horse Shoe in August?

In Horse Shoe, North Carolina, in August, during 18 rainfall days, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Horse Shoe?

May through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Horse Shoe have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Horse Shoe have in August?

In Horse Shoe, North Carolina, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Horse Shoe?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Horse Shoe?

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

Average temperature in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average temperature in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average pressure in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 30.02"

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

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Average wind speed in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average wind speed in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 3.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (6.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average humidity in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average rainfall in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average snowfall in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.49").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Horse Shoe, 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: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average UV index in August - Horse Shoe, 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
Horse Shoe, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Horse Shoe, NC

Average visibility in August - Horse Shoe, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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