August weather forecast
Shirley, West VA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Shirley, West Virginia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 82.6°F (28.1°C) and 59.9°F (15.5°C).

Temperature

In Shirley, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 82.6°F (28.1°C). In Shirley, the average low-temperature is 59.9°F (15.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a hot 89.6°F (32°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. With 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 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 (pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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

The months with the lowest humidity in Shirley are June, August and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Shirley, in August, it is raining for 16.8 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Shirley, there are 186.8 rainfall days, and 38.7" (983mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Shirley.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 40min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 8:35 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:56 pm EDT.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Shirley, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Shirley, West Virginia. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
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 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 Shirley?

In August, in Shirley, West Virginia, the average high-temperature is 82.6°F (28.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.9°F (15.5°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is estimated at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the least humid month in Shirley?

The months with the lowest humidity in Shirley, West Virginia, are June, August and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in August in Shirley?

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Shirley?

In August, in Shirley, the rain falls for 16.8 days. Throughout August, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Shirley?

June through September are months without snowfall in Shirley.

How many hours of daylight does Shirley have in August?

In August, the average day length in Shirley is 13h and 40min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Shirley?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 8:35 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 7:56 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Shirley?

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Shirley have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Shirley is 10h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Shirley, West Virginia, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Shirley?

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

Average temperature in August - Shirley, West VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.6°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 (36.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23°F).

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Average pressure in August
Shirley, West VA

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Shirley, West VA

Average wind speed in August - Shirley, West VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Shirley, West VA

Average humidity in August - Shirley, West VA
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June, August and November (77%).

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Average rainfall in August
Shirley, West VA

Average rainfall in August - Shirley, West VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.57").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.24").

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Average rainfall days in August
Shirley, West VA

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Shirley, West VA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7.44").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Shirley, West VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.1 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
Shirley, West VA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Shirley, West VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 40min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 27min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Shirley, West VA

Average sunshine days in August - Shirley, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (14.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (7.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Shirley, West VA

Average UV index in August - Shirley, 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
Shirley, West VA

Average cloud cover in August - Shirley, West VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in August
Shirley, West VA

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

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

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