August weather forecast
Bald Head Island, NC

Beautiful beach home condos along the edges of the scenic Bald Heas Island in North Carolina
Beautiful beach home condos along the edges of the scenic Bald Heas Island in North Carolina

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, with an average temperature fluctuating between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 76.3°F (24.6°C).

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 85.6°F (29.8°C), are the warmest months.

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a sweltering 96.8°F (36°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, wind), and activity. 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, is August, when the rain falls for 19.1 days and typically aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Bald Head Island, snow does not fall in February through December.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 23min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Bald Head Island is 10.6h.

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 risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 warmest month in Bald Head Island?

Warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 85.6°F (29.8°C).

What is the temperature in August in Bald Head Island?

In August, in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 76.3°F (24.6°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Bald Head Island?

In August, the average relative humidity in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, is 77%.

What is the wettest month in Bald Head Island?

The month with the most rainfall in Bald Head Island is August, when the rain falls for 19.1 days and typically aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Bald Head Island in August?

In August, in Bald Head Island, the rain falls for 19.1 days. Throughout August, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Bald Head Island?

In Bald Head Island, snow does not fall in February through December.

What is the average length of the day in August in Bald Head Island?

The average day length in August in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, is 13h and 23min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Bald Head Island?

On the first day of August in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Bald Head Island?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Bald Head Island?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Bald Head Island?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Bald Head Island is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average temperature in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 76.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average pressure in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average wind speed in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average humidity in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average rainfall in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.83").

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Average rainfall days in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average snowfall in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.04").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 57min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average UV index in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Bald Head Island, NC

Average visibility in August - Bald Head Island, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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