August weather forecast and climate
Pettigrew, AR

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Pettigrew, Arkansas, with average temperature ranging between max 87.1°F (30.6°C) and min 66°F (18.9°C).

Temperature

In Pettigrew, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 87.1°F (30.6°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 66°F (18.9°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 99.9°F (37.7°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and pregnancy 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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 August, the average relative humidity in Pettigrew is 74%.

Rainfall

In Pettigrew, Arkansas, during August, the rain falls for 18.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Pettigrew, Arkansas, there are 160.8 rainfall days, and 33.66" (855mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Pettigrew, Arkansas, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Pettigrew. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 Pettigrew?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 87.1°F (30.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 66°F (18.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is estimated at 99.9°F (37.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Pettigrew?

The average relative humidity in August in Pettigrew, Arkansas, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Pettigrew?

In Pettigrew, in August, during 18.2 rainfall days, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Pettigrew?

In Pettigrew snow does not fall in June through October.

How many hours of daylight does Pettigrew have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Pettigrew have in August?

In Pettigrew, Arkansas, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Pettigrew?

Months with the highest UV index in Pettigrew are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Pettigrew?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Pettigrew, Arkansas, 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
Pettigrew, AR

Average temperature in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Pettigrew, AR

Average pressure in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

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
Pettigrew, AR

Average wind speed in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Pettigrew, AR

Average humidity in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Pettigrew, AR

Average rainfall in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.62"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.9").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in August
Pettigrew, AR

Average rainfall days in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Pettigrew, AR

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.52").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Pettigrew, AR

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Pettigrew, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Pettigrew, AR

Average sunshine days in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Pettigrew, AR

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Pettigrew, AR

Average cloud cover in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Pettigrew, AR

Average visibility in August - Pettigrew, AR
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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