August weather forecast
Ophelia, VA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Ophelia, is another warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 71.6°F (22°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 71.6°F (22°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be a hot 89.6°F (32°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Ophelia is 75%.

Rainfall

In Ophelia, it is raining for 17.1 days, with typically 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ophelia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147.5 days and collects up to 20.16" (512mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Ophelia, Virginia, is 13h and 35min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:14 pm. On the last day of August, in Ophelia, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:36 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Ophelia?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Ophelia, Virginia, is 82.9°F (28.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 71.6°F (22°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is calculated to be 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Ophelia?

In Ophelia, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Ophelia in August?

In Ophelia, Virginia, in August, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ophelia?

In Ophelia, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Ophelia have in August?

In August, the average day length in Ophelia, Virginia, is 13h and 35min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Ophelia?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:14 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ophelia, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:36 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ophelia?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Ophelia?

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
Ophelia, VA

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

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Ophelia, VA

Average pressure in August - Ophelia, VA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Ophelia, VA

Average wind speed in August - Ophelia, VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (10.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Ophelia, VA

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Ophelia, VA

Average rainfall in August - Ophelia, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.98").

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Average rainfall days in August
Ophelia, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Ophelia, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Ophelia, VA

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Ophelia, VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ophelia, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 45min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Ophelia, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Ophelia, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Ophelia, VA

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Ophelia, VA

Average cloud cover in August - Ophelia, VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Ophelia, VA

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

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

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