August weather forecast and climate
Story, AR

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Story, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 69.3°F (20.7°C).

Temperature

In Story, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 90.1°F (32.3°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 108.5°F (42.5°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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like metabolic differences, wind, clothing, 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.
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

Months with the lowest humidity are July through October, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In Story, during 17.7 rainfall days, 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Story, during the entire year, the rain falls for 160.2 days and collects up to 38.86" (987mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Story is 10.1h.

UV index

In Story, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Story?

In Story, in August, the average high-temperature is 90.1°F (32.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is estimated at 108.5°F (42.5°C).

What are the least humid months in Story?

July through October, with an average relative humidity of 73%, are the least humid months in Story, Arkansas.

What is the average humidity in August in Story?

The average relative humidity in August in Story is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in Story?

In Story, Arkansas, during August, the rain falls for 17.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.5" (89mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Story?

In Story snow does not fall in April through October.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Story have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Story is 10.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Story?

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

Average temperature in August
Story, AR

Average temperature in August - Story, AR
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Story, AR

Average pressure in August - Story, 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
Story, AR

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Story, AR

Average humidity in August - Story, AR
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August, September and October (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Story, AR

Average rainfall in August - Story, AR
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.76").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in August
Story, AR

Average rainfall days in August - Story, AR
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Story, AR

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.46").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Story, AR

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2 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
Story, AR

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Story, 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.1).

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Average sunshine days in August
Story, AR

Average sunshine days in August - Story, AR
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (10.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Story, AR

Average UV index in August - Story, 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
Story, AR

Average cloud cover in August - Story, AR
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

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 30).

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Average visibility in August
Story, AR

Average visibility in August - Story, 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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