August weather forecast and climate
White Oak, NC

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in White Oak, North Carolina, with average temperature varying between 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 70.5°F (21.4°C).

Temperature

In White Oak, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 87.4°F (30.8°C). The average low-temperature, in White Oak, is 70.5°F (21.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a sweltering 103.8°F (39.9°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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, metabolic differences). 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are May, June, August and September, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 20.9 days and accumulates 4.72" (120mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In White Oak, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In White Oak, North Carolina, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

UV index

In White Oak, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 White Oak?

In White Oak, in August, the average high-temperature is 87.4°F (30.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.5°F (21.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 103.8°F (39.9°C).

What are the most humid months in White Oak?

May, June, August and September, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are most humid months in White Oak, North Carolina.

What is the average humidity in August in White Oak?

The average relative humidity in August in White Oak, North Carolina, is 79%.

How much does it rain in White Oak in August?

In August, in White Oak, North Carolina, the rain falls for 20.9 days. Throughout August, 4.72" (120mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in White Oak?

August is the month with the most rainfall in White Oak, North Carolina. Rain falls for 20.9 days and accumulates 4.72" (120mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in White Oak?

In White Oak snow does not fall in April through October.

What is the average length of the day in August in White Oak?

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

How many hours of sunshine does White Oak have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in White Oak, North Carolina, is 10.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in White Oak?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in White Oak is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
White Oak, NC

Average temperature in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
White Oak, NC

Average pressure in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in August
White Oak, NC

Average wind speed in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
White Oak, NC

Average humidity in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
White Oak, NC

Average rainfall in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.61").

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Average rainfall days in August
White Oak, NC

Average rainfall days in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
White Oak, NC

Average snowfall in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.06").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
White Oak, NC

Average snowfall days in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.9 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
White Oak, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - White Oak, 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: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

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Average sunshine days in August
White Oak, NC

Average sunshine days in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
White Oak, NC

Average UV index in August - White Oak, 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
White Oak, NC

Average cloud cover in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
White Oak, NC

Average visibility in August - White Oak, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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