August weather forecast and climate
Hamlet, NC

August, the last month of the summer, in Hamlet, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 70°F (21.1°C) and max 89.1°F (31.7°C).

Temperature

In Hamlet, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 89.1°F (31.7°C). In Hamlet, North Carolina, the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a scorching 105.1°F (40.6°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. 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', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. 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 surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

In Hamlet, it is raining for 16.3 days, with typically 2.99" (76mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Hamlet, North Carolina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 160.1 days and collects up to 30.91" (785mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Hamlet, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Hamlet, North Carolina, is 10.4h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 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.

What is the temperature in August in Hamlet?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 89.1°F (31.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is evaluated at 105.1°F (40.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Hamlet?

In Hamlet, the average relative humidity in August is 73%.

How much does it rain in Hamlet in August?

In Hamlet, North Carolina, during August, the rain falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Hamlet?

In Hamlet, North Carolina, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

The average length of the day in August in Hamlet is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hamlet have in August?

In Hamlet, North Carolina, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

How high is the UV index in August in Hamlet?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Hamlet, North Carolina, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.3°C).

Average pressure in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.7mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.2km/h).

Average humidity in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 76mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and December (78mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (51mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (9.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (24mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hamlet, 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: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average sunshine days in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and October (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in August - Hamlet, NC
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).