Average Sunshine in West Virginia for August





Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in West Virginia is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Days of sunshine in August
City Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days
With Sun
Beckley 4 12 16
Charleston 5 14 19
Elkins 3 14 17
Huntington 5 12 17

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, this amount is a monthly average based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine for August
City % Sun
Elkins 44
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

West Virginia Sunshine
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