Virginia Beach
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Virginia Beach, VA

August, the last month of the summer, in Virginia Beach, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 74.5°F (23.6°C) and 82.9°F (28.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 82.9°F (28.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Virginia Beach, is 74.5°F (23.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 90°F (32.2°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 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is 76%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 15.5 days and typically aggregates up to 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Virginia Beach.

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 80.1°F (26.7°C).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Virginia Beach is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Virginia Beach is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Virginia Beach?

In August, in Virginia Beach, the average high-temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 74.5°F (23.6°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is calculated to 90°F (32.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Virginia Beach?

The average relative humidity in August in Virginia Beach is 76%.

How much does it rain in Virginia Beach in August?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, during August, the rain falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Virginia Beach?

The month with the most rainfall in Virginia Beach is August when the rain falls for 15.5 days and typically aggregates up to 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Virginia Beach?

April through November are months without snowfall.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Virginia Beach?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 80.1°F (26.7°C).

How warm is the water in August in Virginia Beach?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is 80.1°F (26.7°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Virginia Beach have in August?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Virginia Beach?

In Virginia Beach, the average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Virginia Beach?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Virginia Beach.

What is the UV index reading in August in Virginia Beach?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 74.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

Average humidity in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

Average rainfall in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.75").

Average rainfall days in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average sea temperature in August: 80°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (41.8°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in August - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 3).