Raleigh - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Raleigh, North Carolina was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot days occurred each August. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Raleigh had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Raleigh—Durham International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Raleigh
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
89 69 2018 32 20
88 69 2017 31 21
92 72 2016 33 22
88 68 2015 31 20
85 67 2014 29 20
85 67 2013 30 19
87 70 2012 31 21
90 70 2011 32 21
91 71 2010 33 22
Number of days in August when the temperature in Raleigh rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 16
2017 31 16
2016 31 23
2015 31 11
2014 31 6
2013 31 8
2012 31 10
2011 31 13
2010 31 22

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Raleigh during August in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for August in Raleigh
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
16 2018 6.6 168
14 2017 5.0 127
8 2016 3.0 76
6 2015 4.8 122
10 2014 6.9 174
10 2013 4.9 124
12 2012 4.0 102
6 2011 8.8 223
10 2010 3.0 77
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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