August weather forecast
Pinehurst, NC

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Pinehurst, is another tropical month, with an average temperature varying between 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 70°F (21.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 88.2°F (31.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Pinehurst, North Carolina, is 70°F (21.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a sweltering 102.9°F (39.4°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, pregnancy, metabolic differences), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In Pinehurst, during August, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation. In Pinehurst, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 161.2 days and collects up to 31.06" (789mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Pinehurst.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of August, in Pinehurst, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:46 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Pinehurst, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
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 Pinehurst?

In Pinehurst, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.2°F (31.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 102.9°F (39.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Pinehurst?

The average relative humidity in August in Pinehurst is 74%.

How much does it rain in Pinehurst in August?

In Pinehurst, in August, during 16.8 rainfall days, 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Pinehurst?

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

How many hours of daylight does Pinehurst have in August?

The average day length in August in Pinehurst is 13h and 26min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Pinehurst?

On the first day of August in Pinehurst, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:46 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Pinehurst?

The average sunshine duration in August in Pinehurst, North Carolina, is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Pinehurst?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Pinehurst is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average temperature in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average pressure in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average wind speed in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average humidity in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average rainfall in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.03"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Pinehurst, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.94").
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
Pinehurst, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
The 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
Pinehurst, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in August
Pinehurst, NC

Average UV index in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The 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
Pinehurst, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Pinehurst, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Pinehurst, NC

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

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

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