August weather forecast and climate
Milton, NC

August, the last month of the summer, in Milton, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 88.3°F (31.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 88.3°F (31.3°C). In August, in Milton, the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a very hot 101.7°F (38.7°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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 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 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

In August, the average relative humidity in Milton is 71%.

Rainfall

In Milton, in August, during 15.3 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Milton, there are 154.5 rainfall days, and 29.17" (741mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Milton, North Carolina, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Milton is 10.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Milton is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
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.

What is the temperature in August in Milton?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Milton, is 88.3°F (31.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 101.7°F (38.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Milton?

The average relative humidity in August in Milton, North Carolina, is 71%.

How much does it rain in Milton in August?

In Milton, during August, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Milton?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Milton have in August?

In Milton, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Milton?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Milton?

In Milton, North Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Milton, NC
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.8°C).

Average pressure in August - Milton, NC
  • Average pressure in August: 1016.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.9mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Milton, NC
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.4km/h).

Average humidity in August - Milton, NC
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

Average rainfall in August - Milton, NC
  • Average rainfall in August: 54mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (81mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (41mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Milton, NC
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (55mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Milton, NC
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

Average sunshine days in August - Milton, NC
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.4 days).

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

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

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in August - Milton, 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).