August weather forecast
Mount Airy, MD

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Mount Airy, Maryland, with an average temperature ranging between max 82.2°F (27.9°C) and min 64.6°F (18.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 82.2°F (27.9°C). In Mount Airy, the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 88.5°F (31.4°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', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, metabolic differences). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Mount Airy. Rain falls for 16.8 days and accumulates 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Mount Airy.

Daylight

In Mount Airy, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 40min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:41 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Mount Airy. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. 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 Mount Airy?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Mount Airy, is 82.2°F (27.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 88.5°F (31.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Mount Airy?

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

What is the wettest month in Mount Airy?

The month with the most rainfall in Mount Airy is August, when the rain falls for 16.8 days and typically aggregates up to 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Mount Airy in August?

In Mount Airy, during August, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Mount Airy?

In Mount Airy, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Mount Airy?

The average day length in August is 13h and 40min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Mount Airy?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of the month, in Mount Airy, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 7:41 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Mount Airy?

In Mount Airy, Maryland, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Mount Airy?

The months with the highest UV index in Mount Airy, Maryland, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Mount Airy?

In Mount Airy, Maryland, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average temperature in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average pressure in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • 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
Mount Airy, MD

Average wind speed in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average humidity in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, April and July (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average rainfall in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.9").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average rainfall days in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average snowfall in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average snowfall days in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.2 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
Mount Airy, MD

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • 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 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average sunshine days in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average UV index in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • 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
Mount Airy, MD

Average cloud cover in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Mount Airy, MD

Average visibility in August - Mount Airy, MD
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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