August weather forecast and climate
Lynchburg, VA

Cloudy orange sky gracing the dusk in Lynchburg city, Virginia
Cloudy orange sky gracing the dusk in Lynchburg city, Virginia
The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Lynchburg, Virginia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 86.2°F (30.1°C) and an average low of 63.7°F (17.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 86.2°F (30.1°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 63.7°F (17.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 96.8°F (36°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. With the 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', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, wind, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

In Lynchburg, Virginia, in August, it is raining for 15.8 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lynchburg, there are 156.7 rainfall days, and 30.43" (773mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Lynchburg.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Lynchburg, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lynchburg are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Lynchburg?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 86.2°F (30.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.7°F (17.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is appraised at 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Lynchburg?

The average relative humidity in August in Lynchburg is 73%.

How much does it rain in Lynchburg in August?

In August, in Lynchburg, the rain falls for 15.8 days. Throughout August, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Lynchburg?

May through September are months without snowfall in Lynchburg.

How many hours of daylight does Lynchburg have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Lynchburg is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lynchburg have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Lynchburg, Virginia, is 10.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Lynchburg?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Lynchburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Lynchburg is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

Average pressure in August - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in August - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.1mph).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

Average rainfall in August - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.6"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and May (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and September (1.89").

Average rainfall days in August - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.15").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average sunshine days in August - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11 days).

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

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

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 30).

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

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