August weather forecast and climate
Buxton, NC

August, the last month of the summer, in Buxton, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 81.1°F (27.3°C).

Temperature

In Buxton, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 81.1°F (27.3°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 77.7°F (25.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a tropical 86.4°F (30.2°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 the 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 individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, wind), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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 in Buxton, North Carolina, is 78%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 20.6 days and typically aggregates up to 5.16" (131mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in Buxton.

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Buxton, with an average ocean temperature of 82.9°F (28.3°C).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Buxton is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August 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 estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Buxton?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Buxton, North Carolina, is 81.1°F (27.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 77.7°F (25.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is estimated at 86.4°F (30.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Buxton?

In Buxton, the average relative humidity in August is 78%.

How much does it rain in Buxton in August?

In Buxton, North Carolina, during August, the rain falls for 20.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.16" (131mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Buxton?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Buxton. Rain falls for 20.6 days and accumulates 5.16" (131mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Buxton?

In Buxton snow does not fall in February through December.

When is the ocean warmest in Buxton?

The month with the warmest seawater in Buxton is August, with an average ocean temperature of 82.9°F (28.3°C).

What is the water temperature in August in Buxton?

In Buxton, North Carolina, in August, the average water temperature is 82.9°F (28.3°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Buxton have in August?

In August, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Buxton?

The average sunshine in August in Buxton, North Carolina, is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Buxton?

Months with the highest UV index in Buxton are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Buxton?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Buxton is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.8°C).

Average pressure in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.8mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are November and December (1019.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.1mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 19.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (27.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (19.5km/h).

Average humidity in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 131mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (131mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (64mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20.6 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and October (13.5 days).

Average snowfall in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1mm).
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 5.2).

Average sunshine days in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8.4 days).

Average UV index in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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).

Average cloud cover in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

Months with the most cloud cover are January, February and March (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in August - Buxton, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).