August weather forecast
Purvis, MS

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Purvis, Mississippi, with an average temperature varying between 73.2°F (22.9°C) and 91.2°F (32.9°C).

Temperature

The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 91.2°F (32.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a blazing hot 114.4°F (45.8°C). Be wary: Heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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', 'feels like', '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 individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy), and activity. 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. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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

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

Rainfall

The months with the most rainfall in Purvis are July and August, with an average 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Purvis, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 15min.
On the first day of August in Purvis, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 7:22 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Purvis is 10.3h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Purvis?

Warmest months in Purvis are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 91.2°F (32.9°C).

What is the temperature in August in Purvis?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 91.2°F (32.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 73.2°F (22.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 114.4°F (45.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Purvis?

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

What is the wettest month in Purvis?

The months with the most rainfall in Purvis are July and August, with an average 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Purvis?

In Purvis, Mississippi, in August, during 22.3 rainfall days, 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Purvis?

In Purvis, Mississippi, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

In Purvis, the average day length in August is 13h and 15min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Purvis?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. On the last day of the month, in Purvis, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 7:22 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Purvis?

The average sunshine duration in August in Purvis, Mississippi, is 10.3h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Purvis are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Purvis?

In Purvis, Mississippi, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Purvis, MS

Average temperature in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average high temperature in August: 91.2°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (57.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 73.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Purvis, MS

Average pressure in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Purvis, MS

Average wind speed in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Purvis, MS

Average humidity in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Purvis, MS

Average rainfall in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.37"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.65").

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Average rainfall days in August
Purvis, MS

Average rainfall days in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Purvis, MS

Average snowfall in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.43").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Purvis, MS

Average snowfall days in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Purvis, MS

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 15min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 8min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Purvis, MS

Average sunshine days in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Purvis, MS

Average UV index in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Purvis, MS

Average cloud cover in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Purvis, MS

Average visibility in August - Purvis, MS
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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