Bluemont
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Bluemont, VA

August, the last month of the summer, in Bluemont, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 64°F (17.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a warm 84.6°F (29.2°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 64°F (17.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 93.6°F (34.2°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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, wind, clothing), and activity. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

Months with the most rainfall are May and August, with an average 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Bluemont, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Bluemont?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Bluemont, Virginia, is 84.6°F (29.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is evaluated at 93.6°F (34.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Bluemont?

In Bluemont, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Bluemont?

In Bluemont, Virginia, in August, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 3.35" (85mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Bluemont?

Months with the most rainfall in Bluemont, Virginia, are May and August, with an average 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Bluemont?

In Bluemont snow does not fall in May through September.

How many hours of daylight does Bluemont have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Bluemont, Virginia, is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Bluemont?

The average sunshine in August in Bluemont is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bluemont?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Bluemont?

In Bluemont, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.8°F).

Average humidity in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.35"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and August (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

Average rainfall days in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (10.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.17").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.1).

Average UV index in August - Bluemont, VA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).