August weather forecast
Culpeper, VA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Culpeper, Virginia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 64.6°F (18.1°C).

Temperature

In Culpeper, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.5°F (29.7°C). In Culpeper, Virginia, the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is computed to be a very hot 95°F (35°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 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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, 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 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. 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

In Culpeper, the average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

In August, in Culpeper, the rain falls for 14.6 days. Throughout August, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Culpeper, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.4 days and collects up to 25.08" (637mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall in Culpeper.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Culpeper is 13h and 37min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 8:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 7:44 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Culpeper, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Culpeper. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays 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. 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.
[Resources]

FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Culpeper?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Culpeper, Virginia, is 85.5°F (29.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is computed to be 95°F (35°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Culpeper?

The average relative humidity in August in Culpeper, Virginia, is 73%.

How much does it rain in Culpeper in August?

In Culpeper, during August, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Culpeper?

In Culpeper, Virginia, snow does not fall in June through October.

What is the average length of the day in August in Culpeper?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 37min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Culpeper?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 8:22 pm. On the last day of the month, in Culpeper, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 7:44 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Culpeper have in August?

In Culpeper, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Culpeper?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Culpeper?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Culpeper, Virginia, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall
Average snowfall days
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in August
Culpeper, VA

Average temperature in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.6°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 (26.1°F).

[Resources]

Average pressure in August
Culpeper, VA

Average pressure in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

[Resources]

Average wind speed in August
Culpeper, VA

Average wind speed in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.6mph).

[Resources]

Average humidity in August
Culpeper, VA

Average humidity in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

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

[Resources]

Average rainfall in August
Culpeper, VA

Average rainfall in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.68").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.46").

[Resources]

Average rainfall days in August
Culpeper, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.1 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and November (8.3 days).

[Resources]

Average snowfall in August
Culpeper, VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.36").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

[Resources]

Average snowfall days in August
Culpeper, VA

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

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

[Resources]

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Culpeper, VA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 37min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

[Resources]

Average sunshine days in August
Culpeper, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.5 days).

[Resources]

Average UV index in August
Culpeper, VA

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

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

[Resources]

Average cloud cover in August
Culpeper, VA

Average cloud cover in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

[Resources]

Average visibility in August
Culpeper, VA

Average visibility in August - Culpeper, VA
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

[Resources]

Weather forecast for your location

1. Click Locate me button
2. Allow the app to use your location
* you will be automatically redirected to the weather forecast for your location