Gilbert
West Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Gilbert, West VA

August, the last month of the summer, in Gilbert, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 60.6°F (15.9°C) and max 84.7°F (29.3°C).

Temperature

In Gilbert, West Virginia, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 84.7°F (29.3°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 60.6°F (15.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a hot 94.5°F (34.7°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

Months with the lowest humidity in Gilbert are April, June through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 15.7 days. Throughout August, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Gilbert, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181.3 days and collects up to 34.37" (873mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Gilbert snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Gilbert?

In Gilbert, West Virginia, in August, the average high-temperature is 84.7°F (29.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.6°F (15.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What are the least humid months in Gilbert?

April, June through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Gilbert?

The average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Gilbert?

In Gilbert, in August, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gilbert?

June through September are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Gilbert have in August?

In Gilbert, the average length of the day in August is 13.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in Gilbert?

August has the most sunshine of the year in Gilbert, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Gilbert have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Gilbert, West Virginia, is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Gilbert?

Months with the highest UV index in Gilbert, West Virginia, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Gilbert?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Gilbert, West Virginia, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Gilbert, West VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average humidity in August - Gilbert, West VA
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June, July, August and November (76%).

Average rainfall in August - Gilbert, West VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.85").

Average rainfall days in August - Gilbert, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.53").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gilbert, West VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).