August weather forecast
Mascot, VA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Mascot, Virginia, with an average temperature ranging between max 86.5°F (30.3°C) and min 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Temperature

In Mascot, Virginia, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C). In Mascot, in August, the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a very hot 98.6°F (37°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. 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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, clothing). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by 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 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 is 75%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 34min.
On the first day of August in Mascot, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:37 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Mascot is 10.2h.

UV index

In Mascot, Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Mascot?

In August, the average high-temperature is 86.5°F (30.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 98.6°F (37°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Mascot?

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

What is the rainiest month in Mascot?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Mascot, Virginia. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Mascot in August?

In Mascot, in August, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 1.85" (47mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Mascot?

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

How many hours of daylight does Mascot have in August?

In August, the average day length in Mascot, Virginia, is 13h and 34min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Mascot?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, in Mascot, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:37 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Mascot have in August?

In Mascot, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Mascot?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Mascot, VA

Average temperature in August - Mascot, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.4°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 (30.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Mascot, VA

Average pressure in August - Mascot, 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
Mascot, VA

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Mascot, VA

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mascot, VA

Average rainfall in August - Mascot, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in August
Mascot, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Mascot, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Mascot, VA

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

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.55").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Mascot, VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 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
Mascot, VA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Mascot, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

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

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Average sunshine days in August
Mascot, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Mascot, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (14.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mascot, VA

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Mascot, VA

Average cloud cover in August - Mascot, 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
Mascot, VA

Average visibility in August - Mascot, 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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