August weather forecast
Nitro, West VA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Nitro, West Virginia, with average temperature ranging between max 84.9°F (29.4°C) and min 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Temperature

In Nitro, West Virginia, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a warm 84.9°F (29.4°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a hot 94.5°F (34.7°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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, clothing, 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

August is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In Nitro, during 13.1 rainfall days, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Nitro, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.9 days and collects up to 16.5" (419mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Nitro.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Nitro, West Virginia, is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 10.3h of sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Nitro. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Nitro?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Nitro, is 84.9°F (29.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is calculated to be 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the least humid month in Nitro?

With an average relative humidity of 75%, August is the least humid month in Nitro, West Virginia.

What is the average humidity in August in Nitro?

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Nitro?

In Nitro, in August, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Nitro?

May through September are months without snowfall in Nitro, West Virginia.

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

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

What month has the most sunshine in Nitro?

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 10.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Nitro?

The average sunshine in August in Nitro is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Nitro?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Nitro?

In Nitro, West Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Nitro, West VA

Average temperature in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Nitro, West VA

Average pressure in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

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

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Average wind speed in August
Nitro, West VA

Average wind speed in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Nitro, West VA

Average humidity in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Nitro, West VA

Average rainfall in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.93").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.83").

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Average rainfall days in August
Nitro, West VA

Average rainfall days in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Nitro, West VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.05").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Nitro, West VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Nitro, West VA

Average sunshine days in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Nitro, West VA

Average UV index in August - Nitro, 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Nitro, West VA

Average cloud cover in August - Nitro, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Nitro, West VA

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

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

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