August weather forecast and climate
Gilkerson, AR

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Gilkerson, Arkansas, with temperature in the range of an average low of 69.4°F (20.8°C) and an average high of 87.6°F (30.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 87.6°F (30.9°C). In August, in Gilkerson, the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a very hot 102°F (38.9°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, metabolic differences, pregnancy), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 11.5 days. Throughout August, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Gilkerson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112.1 days and collects up to 10.98" (279mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Gilkerson.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Gilkerson, Arkansas, is 10.6h.

UV index

In Gilkerson, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Gilkerson?

In August, in Gilkerson, the average high-temperature is 87.6°F (30.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is evaluated at 102°F (38.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gilkerson?

In August, the average relative humidity in Gilkerson, Arkansas, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Gilkerson in August?

In August, the rain falls for 11.5 days. Throughout August, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gilkerson?

April through October are months without snowfall in Gilkerson, Arkansas.

What is the average length of the day in August in Gilkerson?

In Gilkerson, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gilkerson have in August?

In Gilkerson, the average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Gilkerson?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Gilkerson is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average temperature in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.6°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 (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average pressure in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average wind speed in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average humidity in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average rainfall in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average rainfall days in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (7.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average snowfall in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.24").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average snowfall days in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average sunshine days in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average UV index in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average cloud cover in August - Gilkerson, AR
  • Average cloud cover in August: 25

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in August
Gilkerson, AR

Average visibility in August - Gilkerson, 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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