August weather forecast and climate
Smithton, AR

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Smithton, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 93.2°F (34°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 93.2°F (34°C). The average low-temperature, in Smithton, is 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a blazing hot 117.1°F (47.3°C). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, clothing, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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

Months with the lowest humidity are July through October, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

Rainfall

In Smithton, Arkansas, during August, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation. In Smithton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.2 days and collects up to 25.71" (653mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Smithton is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 Smithton?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Smithton, is 93.2°F (34°C), while the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is calculated to 117.1°F (47.3°C).

What is the least humid month in Smithton?

Months with the lowest humidity in Smithton are July through October, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the average humidity in August in Smithton?

The average relative humidity in August in Smithton is 71%.

How many days does it rain in August in Smithton?

In Smithton, Arkansas, in August, during 13.8 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Smithton?

April through December are months without snowfall in Smithton.

How many hours of daylight does Smithton have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Smithton have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Smithton is 10.4h.

How high is the UV index in August in Smithton?

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

Average temperature in August
Smithton, AR

Average temperature in August - Smithton, AR
  • Average high temperature in August: 93.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Smithton, AR

Average pressure in August - Smithton, 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
Smithton, AR

Average wind speed in August - Smithton, AR
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Smithton, AR

Average humidity in August - Smithton, AR
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and December (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August, September and October (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Smithton, AR

Average rainfall in August - Smithton, AR
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in August
Smithton, AR

Average rainfall days in August - Smithton, AR
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Smithton, AR

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Smithton, AR

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Smithton, AR

Average sunshine days in August - Smithton, AR
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Smithton, AR

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Smithton, AR

Average cloud cover in August - Smithton, AR
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July, August and September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Smithton, AR

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

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

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