Raleigh weather in August (North Carolina, United States of America)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Raleigh in August lies at 31.5°C (88.7°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 20.6°C (69.08°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during August is high with an average of 99mm (3.9 inchec). There are generally around 10 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Raleigh with 239 hours of sun during the entire month.


Raleigh, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 20 °C  
Max Temperature 31 °C  
Chance of Rain 36%  
Precipitation 99mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 78%  
Sunshine 239 hrs  
Percentage Sunshine 57%  

Where to go in the United States of America in August

Find out more about the weather in the United States of America in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Raleigh should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

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