August weather forecast
Laurel Fork, VA

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Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Laurel Fork, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between min 59.5°F (15.3°C) and max 81.7°F (27.6°C).

Temperature

August brings an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 81.7°F (27.6°C), showing a slight difference from July's 83.3°F (28.5°C). The significant decline in Laurel Fork's temperature, from day to night, averages of 59.5°F (15.3°C) in August.

Heat index

Throughout August, the heat index is evaluated at a tropical 87.8°F (31°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Realize that the values for the heat index are set for shaded places and light winds. The heat index may experience an enhancement of 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees under direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'feels like', gives a temperature feeling by integrating air temperature and humidity. This effect tends to be personal, with the weather perception differing among individuals due to variations in body mass, height, and exertion. Awareness is key; direct sunlight can enhance the weather's impact, possibly boosting the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are quite important for children. Youngsters generally face more threats than adults given their lesser ability to sweat. Coupled with their larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production due to their activities, they are more endangered.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Laurel Fork is 76%.

Rainfall

In Laurel Fork, during August, the rain falls for 17.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Laurel Fork, there are 180.9 rainfall days, and 31.69" (805mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Laurel Fork, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:28 pm. On the last day of August, in Laurel Fork, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 7:51 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Laurel Fork, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The UV index of 6 during August leads to these advisories:
Refrain from overexposure. Fair-skinned individuals could burn in under 20 minutes. Avoid direct Sun exposure and stay in the shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., a time when UV radiation is most intense, noting that not all shade structures offer full protection. Protect your eyes, ears, face, and neck from the Sun by wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What are August temperatures in Laurel Fork?

In August, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Laurel Fork, Virginia, are 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C) respectively. In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Laurel Fork?

In August, the average relative humidity in Laurel Fork is 76%.

How much does it rain in Laurel Fork in August?

In Laurel Fork, Virginia, during August, the rain falls for 17.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Laurel Fork?

June through September are months without snowfall in Laurel Fork, Virginia.

What is the average length of the day in August in Laurel Fork?

The average day length in August is 13h and 31min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Laurel Fork?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:28 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 7:51 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Laurel Fork have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Laurel Fork, Virginia, is 10.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Laurel Fork?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Laurel Fork?

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

Average temperature in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.3°F).

Average pressure in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average pressure in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

Average wind speed in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average wind speed in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

Average humidity in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average humidity in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, May, September and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

Average rainfall in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average rainfall in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

Average rainfall days in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10 days).

Average snowfall in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average snowfall in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.39").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average snowfall days in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

Average sunshine days in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (7.3 days).

Average UV index in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average UV index in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

Average cloud cover in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average cloud cover in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 46).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in August
Laurel Fork, VA

Average visibility in August - Laurel Fork, VA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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