August weather forecast
Foneswood, VA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Foneswood, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 67.8°F (19.9°C).

Temperature

In Foneswood, Virginia, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.5°F (29.7°C). In August, in Foneswood, Virginia, the average low-temperature is 67.8°F (19.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be a very hot 95°F (35°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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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 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. 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 August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

The wettest months are July and August, with an average 3.19" (81mm) of rainfall.

Snowfall

In Foneswood, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 36min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August 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. 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 Foneswood?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 85.5°F (29.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 67.8°F (19.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to be 95°F (35°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Foneswood?

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

What is the wettest month in Foneswood?

The months with the most rainfall in Foneswood are July and August, with an average 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Foneswood in August?

In Foneswood, Virginia, in August, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 3.19" (81mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Foneswood?

May through October are months without snowfall in Foneswood.

How many hours of daylight does Foneswood have in August?

In August, the average day length in Foneswood, Virginia, is 13h and 36min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Foneswood?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, in Foneswood, Virginia, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Foneswood?

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

When is the highest UV index in Foneswood?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Foneswood?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Foneswood is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Foneswood, VA

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Foneswood, VA

Average pressure in August - Foneswood, VA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"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).

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Average wind speed in August
Foneswood, VA

Average wind speed in August - Foneswood, VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Foneswood, VA

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Foneswood, VA

Average rainfall in August - Foneswood, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.19"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in August
Foneswood, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Foneswood, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Foneswood, VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.85").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Foneswood, VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Foneswood, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 36min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 34min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Foneswood, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Foneswood, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Foneswood, VA

Average UV index in August - Foneswood, 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Foneswood, VA

Average cloud cover in August - Foneswood, VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

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

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Average visibility in August
Foneswood, VA

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

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

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