August weather forecast and climate
Little Rock, AR

Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas State Capital in Little Rock, Arkansas

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Little Rock, Arkansas, with average temperature fluctuating between 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 90.9°F (32.7°C). In Little Rock, the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a blistering 110.1°F (43.4°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 Little Rock, Arkansas, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Little Rock, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 2.01" (51mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Little Rock, Arkansas, there are 133.5 rainfall days, and 18.94" (481mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Little Rock.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
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. 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. 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 Little Rock?

In August, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the average high-temperature is 90.9°F (32.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is evaluated at 110.1°F (43.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Little Rock?

The average relative humidity in August in Little Rock is 72%.

How many days does it rain in August in Little Rock?

In August, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout August, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Little Rock?

April through November are months without snowfall in Little Rock, Arkansas.

What is the average length of the day in August in Little Rock?

In Little Rock, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Little Rock have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Little Rock?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Little Rock is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Little Rock, AR

Average temperature in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.2°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
Little Rock, AR

Average pressure in August - Little Rock, 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
Little Rock, AR

Average wind speed in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Little Rock, AR

Average humidity in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Little Rock, AR

Average rainfall in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in August
Little Rock, AR

Average rainfall days in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Little Rock, AR

Average snowfall in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.51").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Little Rock, AR

Average snowfall days in August - Little Rock, 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, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Little Rock, AR

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Little Rock, 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: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Little Rock, AR

Average sunshine days in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Little Rock, AR

Average UV index in August - Little Rock, 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, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Little Rock, AR

Average cloud cover in August - Little Rock, AR
  • Average cloud cover in August: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in August
Little Rock, AR

Average visibility in August - Little Rock, 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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