Weather in Virginia, United States in August

So you're interested in going to Virginia, United States in August

August is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Virginia. August is an excellent month for swimming in Virginia with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Virginia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Virginia in August

The average maximum temperature in Virginia in August is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Virginia in August is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Virginia in August is 22°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Virginia in August

The average day light hours per day in Virginia in August are 13.6 and there are 9.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Virginia in August is typically 9.7 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Virginia in August

The average sea water temperature in Virginia in August is 27.5° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Virginia in August

The average total rainfall in Virginia in August is 112.6cm and on average there are 13.3 rainy days in August making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Virginia in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Virginia in August is 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Virginia in August is typically 90.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.5% in the previous month and 89.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Virginia in August is typically 74.2%. The average relative humidity is 71.8% in the previous month and 73.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Virginia in August

The average maximum wind speed in Virginia in August is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Virginia in August is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Virginia in August is from the South East.