August weather forecast
Massanutten, VA

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Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Massanutten, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 82.9°F (28.3°C) and an average low of 60.8°F (16°C).

Temperature

The transition into August is marked with an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C), showing an insignificant shift from July's 84.6°F (29.2°C). Nightly readings in August display a noticeable downturn from daily highs in Massanutten, Virginia, with the average low-temperature registering a comfortable 60.8°F (16°C).

Heat index

For most parts of August, the heat index is appraised at a hot 89.6°F (32°C). Persistently participating in activities during exposure may lead to fatigue and induce heat cramps.
In reference to the heat index, it's for places in shade and with a slight wind. Direct sunshine exposure could raise heat index values by as much as 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'feels like', is an estimation of the warmth sensation when considering humidity levels. An individual's perception of weather can be affected by a variety of elements including metabolic differences, being pregnant, and their level of physical exertion. When you're directly under the sun's rays, remember that the heat index may surge by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly critical to babies and toddlers. Young ones often ignore the need to take a break and drink fluids. Thirst is a late-stage symptom of dehydration - hence, maintaining hydration, particularly during extended physical activities, is crucial.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 6.4 days and typically aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 37min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 8:24 pm. On the last day of August, in Massanutten, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:45 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, a regular UV index of 6 translates into these guidelines:
Shun overexposure. Protection from sun ravages is indispensable. Stay out of direct sunlight between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most intense, and remember that not all shade structures provide complete protection. It's wise to wear UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses when the sun shines brightly.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Massanutten during August?

In Massanutten, in August, the average high-temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.8°F (16°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Massanutten?

The average relative humidity in August in Massanutten is 76%.

What is the wettest month in Massanutten?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Massanutten. Rain falls for 6.4 days and accumulates 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Massanutten in August?

In Massanutten, in August, during 6.4 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Massanutten?

May through October are months without snowfall in Massanutten.

How many hours of daylight does Massanutten have in August?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 37min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Massanutten?

On the first day of August in Massanutten, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 8:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:45 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Massanutten?

In Massanutten, Virginia, the average sunshine duration in August is 10h.

When is the highest UV index in Massanutten?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Massanutten?

In Massanutten, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Massanutten, VA

Average temperature in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.4°F).

Average pressure in August
Massanutten, VA

Average pressure in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

Average wind speed in August
Massanutten, VA

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.1mph).

Average humidity in August
Massanutten, VA

Average humidity in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

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

Average rainfall in August
Massanutten, VA

Average rainfall in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (0.71").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.16").

Average rainfall days in August
Massanutten, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 6.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (7.3 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and November (3.8 days).

Average snowfall in August
Massanutten, VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.51").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Massanutten, VA

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

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in August
Massanutten, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 21.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (25.4 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are April, May and August (21.5 days).

Average UV index in August
Massanutten, VA

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

Average cloud cover in August
Massanutten, VA

Average cloud cover in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in August
Massanutten, VA

Average visibility in August - Massanutten, VA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are July and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (4mi).

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