Gloucester Point
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Gloucester Point, VA

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Gloucester Point, Virginia, with average temperature varying between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). In August, in Gloucester Point, Virginia, the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a torrid 95.5°F (35.3°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Gloucester Point, Virginia, is 73%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Gloucester Point is August when the rain falls for 17.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 79.3°F (26.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Gloucester Point.
Note: Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Gloucester Point is 10.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gloucester Point is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Gloucester Point?

In Gloucester Point, Virginia, in August, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 95.5°F (35.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gloucester Point?

In August, the average relative humidity in Gloucester Point, Virginia, is 73%.

How much does it rain in Gloucester Point in August?

In Gloucester Point, Virginia, during August, the rain falls for 17.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Gloucester Point?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Gloucester Point, Virginia. Rain falls for 17.3 days and accumulates 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gloucester Point?

In Gloucester Point snow does not fall in April through October.

When is the ocean warmest in Gloucester Point?

With an average ocean temperature of 79.3°F (26.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Gloucester Point, Virginia.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Gloucester Point?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Gloucester Point is 79.3°F (26.3°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Gloucester Point have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Gloucester Point, Virginia, is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Gloucester Point?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Gloucester Point?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°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 (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.5°F).

Average humidity in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.62"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.62").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (2.4").

Average rainfall days in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (9.6 days).

Average snowfall in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.34").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

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

Average sea temperature in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average sea temperature in August: 79.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (79.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (43.1°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).