August weather forecast
Carolina Beach, NC

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Carolina Beach, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 85.6°F (29.8°C) and min 76.5°F (24.7°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 96.8°F (36°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and wind 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 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

May through August and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through December are months without snowfall in Carolina Beach, North Carolina.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 82.8°F (28.2°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Carolina Beach 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 reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Carolina Beach?

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

What is the temperature in August in Carolina Beach?

In August, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 76.5°F (24.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the most humid month in Carolina Beach?

May through August and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months in Carolina Beach, North Carolina.

What is the average humidity in August in Carolina Beach?

The average relative humidity in August in Carolina Beach is 77%.

What is the wettest month in Carolina Beach?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Carolina Beach?

In Carolina Beach, in August, during 16 rainfall days, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Carolina Beach?

In Carolina Beach, North Carolina, snow does not fall in March through December.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Carolina Beach?

With an average ocean temperature of 82.8°F (28.2°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Carolina Beach.

How warm is the water in August in Carolina Beach?

In Carolina Beach, North Carolina, in August, the average water temperature is 82.8°F (28.2°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Carolina Beach?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 23min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Carolina Beach?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of the month, in Carolina Beach, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:39 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Carolina Beach?

The average sunshine duration in August is 10.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Carolina Beach?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Carolina Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average temperature in August - Carolina Beach, 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: 76.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (77.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (43.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average pressure in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, November and December (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average wind speed in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (11.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average humidity in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July, August and December (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, March, October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average rainfall in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average rainfall days in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.3 days).

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Average snowfall days in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average snowfall days in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average sea temperature in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average sea temperature in August: 82.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (57.5°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 36min

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

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Average sunshine days in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average sunshine days in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average UV index in August - Carolina Beach, 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
Carolina Beach, NC

Average cloud cover in August - Carolina Beach, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in August
Carolina Beach, NC

Average visibility in August - Carolina Beach, 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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