August Short Form is Aug
August short form is Aug. It is the eighth month of Julian and Gregorian calendar and its length of days are 31. It is the 5th month from 7 months of 31 days. It comes after July and before the month of September. It was named after the Roman ruler Augustus.
August start on the same day of the week as February start in the leap year. But in any common year the day it starts do not start any month on the same day of the week. As per meterological point of view August is equilent to February in north and south hemisphere.
Symbols of August
- The Birth flower of August are the poppy or gladiolus.
- Birthstones of August are the sardonyx, peridot, and spinel.
Month Log Observances
- Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
- Digestive Tract Paralysis (DTP) Month
- American Adventures Month (celebrating vacationing in the Americas)
- Psoriasis Awareness Month
- Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
- What Will Be Your Legacy Month
- Happiness Happens Month
- Month of Philippine Languages or Buwan ng Wika (Philippines)
- Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
- Neurosurgery Outreach Month