Winston-Salem
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Winston-Salem, NC

Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina, and a far view of the colorful sunset sky, with orange and red parts
Lit skyscrapers and streets seen at dusk in Winston - Salem City, North Carolina, and a far view of the colorful sunset sky, with orange and red parts
The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with average temperature fluctuating between 65.7°F (18.7°C) and 86.2°F (30.1°C).

Temperature

In Winston-Salem, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 86.2°F (30.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Winston-Salem, is 65.7°F (18.7°C).

Rainfall

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, during August, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.5" (113.3mm) of precipitation. In Winston-Salem, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106 days and collects up to 43.4" (1102.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Throughout the year, 9.3" (236.2mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Winston-Salem, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Winston-Salem is 8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Winston-Salem is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in August in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in August, the average high-temperature is 86.2°F (30.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.7°F (18.7°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, in August, during 10 rainfall days, 4.5" (113.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Winston-Salem have in August?

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Winston-Salem?

In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Winston-Salem?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Winston-Salem is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

Average rainfall in August - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (2.6").

Average rainfall days in August - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (6 days).

Average snowfall in August - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).