August weather forecast and climate
Forrest City, AR

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Forrest City, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 87.4°F (30.8°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a very hot 102.6°F (39.2°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Forrest City, during 13.3 rainfall days, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 127.8 rainfall days, and 16.65" (423mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through September are months without snowfall in Forrest City, Arkansas.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Forrest City, Arkansas, is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Forrest City is 10.3h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Forrest City?

In August, in Forrest City, Arkansas, the average high-temperature is 87.4°F (30.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 102.6°F (39.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Forrest City?

In Forrest City, the average relative humidity in August is 77%.

How much does it rain in Forrest City in August?

In Forrest City, in August, during 13.3 rainfall days, 1.5" (38mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Forrest City?

April through September are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in August in Forrest City?

In Forrest City, Arkansas, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Forrest City?

In August, the average sunshine in Forrest City is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Forrest City?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Forrest City is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Forrest City, AR

Average temperature in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Forrest City, AR

Average pressure in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in August
Forrest City, AR

Average wind speed in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Forrest City, AR

Average humidity in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in August
Forrest City, AR

Average rainfall in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.81").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.75").

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Average rainfall days in August
Forrest City, AR

Average rainfall days in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, July and August (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Forrest City, AR

Average snowfall in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Forrest City, AR

Average snowfall days in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Forrest City, AR

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Forrest City, AR

Average sunshine days in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Forrest City, AR

Average UV index in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Forrest City, AR

Average cloud cover in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Forrest City, AR

Average visibility in August - Forrest City, AR
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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