August weather forecast
Beckley, West VA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Beckley, West Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 81°F (27.2°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C). In August, in Beckley, the average low-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 86°F (30°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, wind). 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. 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

April, June through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months in Beckley.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 16.8 days. Throughout August, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Beckley, West Virginia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 189.8 days and collects up to 36.54" (928mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Beckley, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In Beckley, West Virginia, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 35min.
On the first day of August in Beckley, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:55 pm EDT.

Sunshine

With an average of 10.1h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are June and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 Beckley?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Beckley, is 81°F (27.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the least humid month in Beckley?

April, June through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Beckley?

In Beckley, the average relative humidity in August is 78%.

How much does it rain in Beckley in August?

In Beckley, West Virginia, during August, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Beckley?

June through September are months without snowfall in Beckley, West Virginia.

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

The average day length in August in Beckley is 13h and 35min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Beckley?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:55 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Beckley?

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 10.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Beckley?

In Beckley, West Virginia, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.1h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Beckley are June and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Beckley?

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

Average temperature in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 81°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Beckley, West VA

Average pressure in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Beckley, West VA

Average wind speed in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Beckley, West VA

Average humidity in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June, July, August and November (78%).

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Average rainfall in August
Beckley, West VA

Average rainfall in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in August
Beckley, West VA

Average rainfall days in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (22.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Beckley, West VA

Average snowfall in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.7").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Beckley, West VA

Average snowfall days in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Beckley, West VA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 44min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Beckley, West VA

Average sunshine days in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Beckley, West VA

Average UV index in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Beckley, West VA

Average cloud cover in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in August
Beckley, West VA

Average visibility in August - Beckley, West VA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and September (4mi).

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