August weather forecast
Mount Gilead, NC

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Mount Gilead, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Temperature

In Mount Gilead, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Mount Gilead, North Carolina, is 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be a very hot 102.9°F (39.4°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, 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. 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. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

In Mount Gilead, during August, the rain falls for 17.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation. In Mount Gilead, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.3 days and collects up to 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Mount Gilead.

Daylight

In Mount Gilead, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Mount Gilead, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

UV index

In Mount Gilead, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August 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. 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 Mount Gilead?

In August, in Mount Gilead, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is computed to be 102.9°F (39.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Mount Gilead?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Mount Gilead?

In Mount Gilead, North Carolina, in August, during 17.3 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Mount Gilead?

In Mount Gilead, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Mount Gilead have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Mount Gilead?

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Mount Gilead?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Mount Gilead, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average temperature in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average pressure in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average wind speed in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average humidity in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average rainfall in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.03").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average snowfall in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.18").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.8 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
Mount Gilead, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Mount Gilead, 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 July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average UV index in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Mount Gilead, NC

Average visibility in August - Mount Gilead, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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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