August weather forecast
Mechanicsville, VA

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Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Mechanicsville, is another tropical month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 88.3°F (31.3°C).

Temperature

With the advent of August, Mechanicsville experiences an average high-temperature of a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C), mirroring a close resemblance to the previous month. Mechanicsville experiences an average low-temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C) in the month of August.

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a very hot 102.2°F (39°C). Exercise special caution, heat exhaustion and heat cramps are probable. Prolonged activity may induce heatstroke.
Be informed that the heat index values are oriented around shady conditions and gentle breezes. The heat index values could be amplified by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Factors encompassing physical activity, clothing, and metabolic differences have a role in shaping the individual's impression of temperature. Keep it in mind, direct sunlight can augment the heat you experience, possibly pushing the heat index up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for children. Kids are usually in more danger than grown-ups as they tend to sweat less. Plus, their bigger skin surface in relation to their small frames and increased heat generation due to their activity level make them more susceptible.
Through perspiration, the body has a natural mechanism to eliminate excessive heat via sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. If heat absorption exceeds the body's cooling ability, body temperature can elevate, resulting in potential thermal illnesses.

Humidity

In Mechanicsville, the average relative humidity in August is 71%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.6 days and accumulates 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Mechanicsville.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Mechanicsville is 13h and 34min.
On the first day of August in Mechanicsville, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Mechanicsville, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Mechanicsville, Virginia, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 6 during August translates into the following directions:
Guard against overexposure. Protection from sun-induced harm is essential. 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. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays.
Resources | Updated: Feb 14, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S.

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in Mechanicsville in August?

In August, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Mechanicsville, Virginia, are 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 68.5°F (20.3°C) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to be 102.2°F (39°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Mechanicsville?

The average relative humidity in August in Mechanicsville is 71%.

What is the rainiest month in Mechanicsville?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Mechanicsville. Rain falls for 15.6 days and accumulates 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Mechanicsville?

In Mechanicsville, in August, during 15.6 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Mechanicsville?

May through October are months without snowfall in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

What is the average length of the day in August in Mechanicsville?

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Mechanicsville?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Mechanicsville have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Mechanicsville?

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

Average temperature in August - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Mechanicsville, VA

Average pressure in August - Mechanicsville, 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
Mechanicsville, VA

Average wind speed in August - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Mechanicsville, VA

Average humidity in August - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (68%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mechanicsville, VA

Average rainfall in August - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in August
Mechanicsville, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Mechanicsville, VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.05").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Mechanicsville, VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.3 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
Mechanicsville, VA

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

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

  • 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).

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Average sunshine days in August
Mechanicsville, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Mechanicsville, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mechanicsville, VA

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (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
Mechanicsville, VA

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

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Mechanicsville, VA

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

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

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