August weather forecast
Whitman Junction, West VA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Whitman Junction, is another warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 60.6°F (15.9°C) and 84.7°F (29.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 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 computed to be a torrid 95°F (35°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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, pregnancy, 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Whitman Junction, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 2.05" (52mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Whitman Junction, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181.3 days and collects up to 34.37" (873mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Whitman Junction, West Virginia, is 13h and 35min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 8:37 pm. On the last day of August, in Whitman Junction, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 7:59 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Whitman Junction?

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. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is computed to be 95°F (35°C).

What are the least humid months in Whitman Junction?

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

What is the average humidity in August in Whitman Junction?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Whitman Junction?

In Whitman Junction, during August, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Whitman Junction?

In Whitman Junction, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Whitman Junction?

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Whitman Junction?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 8:37 pm. On the last day of the month, in Whitman Junction, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 7:59 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Whitman Junction?

With an average of 10.2h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Whitman Junction, West Virginia.

How many hours of sunshine does Whitman Junction have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Whitman Junction is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Whitman Junction?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Whitman Junction?

In Whitman Junction, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

Average temperature in August - Whitman Junction, 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).

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Average pressure in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

Average pressure in August - Whitman Junction, West VA
  • Average pressure in August: 30.02"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
Whitman Junction, West VA

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

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

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

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Average rainfall in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

Average rainfall in August - Whitman Junction, 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").

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Average rainfall days in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

Average rainfall days in August - Whitman Junction, 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).

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Average snowfall in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.6 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
Whitman Junction, West VA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Whitman Junction, 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 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

Average sunshine days in August - Whitman Junction, West VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.8 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (17 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

Average UV index in August - Whitman Junction, 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in August
Whitman Junction, West VA

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

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

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