August weather forecast and climate
Shallotte, NC

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Shallotte, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between max 86.4°F (30.2°C) and min 74.5°F (23.6°C).

Temperature

In Shallotte, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 86.4°F (30.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Shallotte, is 74.5°F (23.6°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a sweltering 99.9°F (37.7°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. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', '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 wind, clothing, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. 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. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. 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

May, June, August and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Shallotte, North Carolina. Rain falls for 21.1 days and accumulates 5.91" (150mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Shallotte snow does not fall in March through December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Shallotte, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Shallotte is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Shallotte?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 86.4°F (30.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 74.5°F (23.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is appraised at 99.9°F (37.7°C).

What are the most humid months in Shallotte?

May, June, August and December, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Shallotte?

The average relative humidity in August is 78%.

How much does it rain in Shallotte in August?

In August, in Shallotte, the rain falls for 21.1 days. Throughout August, 5.91" (150mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Shallotte?

The month with the most rainfall in Shallotte, North Carolina, is August when the rain falls for 21.1 days and typically aggregates up to 5.91" (150mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Shallotte?

March through December are months without snowfall in Shallotte, North Carolina.

How many hours of daylight does Shallotte have in August?

In Shallotte, North Carolina, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Shallotte have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

How high is the UV index in August in Shallotte?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Shallotte, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Shallotte, NC

Average temperature in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 74.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (41°F).

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Average pressure in August
Shallotte, NC

Average pressure in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and December (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in August
Shallotte, NC

Average wind speed in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Shallotte, NC

Average humidity in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, August and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Shallotte, NC

Average rainfall in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 5.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in August
Shallotte, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Shallotte, NC

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Shallotte, NC

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.4).

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Average sunshine days in August
Shallotte, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Shallotte, NC

Average UV index in August - Shallotte, 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 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Shallotte, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Shallotte, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 41).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Shallotte, NC

Average visibility in August - Shallotte, 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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