August weather forecast
Hedgesville, West VA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Hedgesville, West Virginia, with an average temperature varying between 83.1°F (28.4°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

In Hedgesville, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still warm 83.1°F (28.4°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is computed to be a hot 90.3°F (32.4°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, wind, 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

In Hedgesville, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Hedgesville, during August, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation. In Hedgesville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.2 days and collects up to 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Hedgesville, West Virginia, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In Hedgesville, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 41min.
On the first day of August in Hedgesville, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 8:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:44 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Hedgesville is 10.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Hedgesville?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Hedgesville, is 83.1°F (28.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is computed to be 90.3°F (32.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Hedgesville?

The average relative humidity in August in Hedgesville, West Virginia, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Hedgesville in August?

In Hedgesville, West Virginia, during August, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Hedgesville?

In Hedgesville, West Virginia, snow does not fall in May through October.

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

The average day length in August in Hedgesville, West Virginia, is 13h and 41min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Hedgesville?

On the first day of August in Hedgesville, West Virginia, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 8:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:44 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Hedgesville?

The average sunshine duration in August in Hedgesville, West Virginia, is 10.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Hedgesville?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Hedgesville?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Hedgesville is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Hedgesville, West VA

Average temperature in August - Hedgesville, West VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Hedgesville, West VA

Average pressure in August - Hedgesville, West VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30"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
Hedgesville, West VA

Average wind speed in August - Hedgesville, West VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Hedgesville, West VA

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Hedgesville, West VA

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.61").

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Average rainfall days in August
Hedgesville, West VA

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Hedgesville, West VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.58").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Hedgesville, West VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.2 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
Hedgesville, West VA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hedgesville, West VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 41min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 55min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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Average sunshine days in August
Hedgesville, West VA

Average sunshine days in August - Hedgesville, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Hedgesville, West VA

Average UV index in August - Hedgesville, West 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, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Hedgesville, West VA

Average cloud cover in August - Hedgesville, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Hedgesville, West VA

Average visibility in August - Hedgesville, West VA
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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