August weather forecast
Gloucester Point, VA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Gloucester Point, Virginia, with average temperature varying between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Gloucester Point, is 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 95.5°F (35.3°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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 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, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and metabolic differences 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 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.3 days and accumulates 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 79.3°F (26.3°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gloucester Point is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Gloucester Point?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 85.6°F (29.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 95.5°F (35.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gloucester Point?

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

What is the wettest month in Gloucester Point?

The month with the most rainfall in Gloucester Point is August when the rain falls for 17.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Gloucester Point in August?

In Gloucester Point, Virginia, during August, the rain falls for 17.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gloucester Point?

In Gloucester Point, Virginia, snow does not fall in April through October.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Gloucester Point?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Gloucester Point, with an average ocean temperature of 79.3°F (26.3°C).

What is the ocean temperature in August in Gloucester Point?

In August, the average ocean temperature is 79.3°F (26.3°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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Gloucester Point?

The average length of the day in August in Gloucester Point, Virginia, is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gloucester Point have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Gloucester Point is 10.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Gloucester Point?

In Gloucester Point, Virginia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average temperature in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.3°C).

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Average pressure in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average pressure in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average wind speed in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average wind speed in August: 11km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (15.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average humidity in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average rainfall in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average rainfall in August: 92mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (92mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (61mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average rainfall days in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average snowfall in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (34mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average snowfall days in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average sea temperature in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.2°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average sunshine days in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average UV index in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average cloud cover in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Gloucester Point, VA

Average visibility in August - Gloucester Point, VA
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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