August weather forecast and climate
Loray Mills, NC

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Loray Mills, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°C).

Temperature

In Loray Mills, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 88.2°F (31.2°C). In Loray Mills, in August, the average low-temperature is 67.3°F (19.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 101.8°F (38.8°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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, metabolic differences, pregnancy). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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 Loray Mills, the average relative humidity in August is 72%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Loray Mills. Rain falls for 18.5 days and accumulates 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Loray Mills, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Loray Mills, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Loray Mills?

In August, the average high-temperature is 88.2°F (31.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.3°F (19.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is calculated to 101.8°F (38.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Loray Mills?

In Loray Mills, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in August is 72%.

How many days does it rain in August in Loray Mills?

In August, in Loray Mills, the rain falls for 18.5 days. Throughout August, 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Loray Mills?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 18.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Loray Mills?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Loray Mills have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Loray Mills have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Loray Mills is 10.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Loray Mills?

Months with the highest UV index in Loray Mills are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Loray Mills?

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

Average temperature in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average temperature in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.2°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 (48°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average pressure in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

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Average wind speed in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average wind speed in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average humidity in August - Loray Mills, 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
Loray Mills, NC

Average rainfall in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average snowfall in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Loray Mills, 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 and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Loray Mills, 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: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average UV index in August - Loray Mills, 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
Loray Mills, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Loray Mills, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Loray Mills, NC

Average visibility in August - Loray Mills, 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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