August weather forecast and climate
Sheridan, CO

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Sheridan, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 59.5°F (15.3°C) and max 85.5°F (29.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.5°F (29.7°C). In Sheridan, in August, the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at 85.1°F (29.5°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, wind, 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.

Humidity

June and August, with an average relative humidity of 41%, are the least humid months in Sheridan.

Rainfall

In Sheridan, in August, it is raining for 9.5 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sheridan, there are 80.2 rainfall days, and 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Sheridan.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Sheridan, Colorado, is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Sheridan are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Sheridan?

In August, in Sheridan, the average high-temperature is 85.5°F (29.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 85.1°F (29.5°C).

What are the least humid months in Sheridan?

June and August, with an average relative humidity of 41%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Sheridan?

In Sheridan, the average relative humidity in August is 41%.

How much does it rain in Sheridan in August?

In Sheridan, Colorado, in August, during 9.5 rainfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Sheridan?

June through September are months without snowfall in Sheridan.

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

In Sheridan, the average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Sheridan?

In August, the average sunshine in Sheridan is 11.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Sheridan?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Sheridan.

What is the UV index reading in August in Sheridan?

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

Average temperature in August
Sheridan, CO

Average temperature in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (41.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Sheridan, CO

Average pressure in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in August
Sheridan, CO

Average wind speed in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Sheridan, CO

Average humidity in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (64%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June and August (41%).

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Average rainfall in August
Sheridan, CO

Average rainfall in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.89").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in August
Sheridan, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Sheridan, CO

Average snowfall in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (4.96").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Sheridan, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Sheridan, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Sheridan, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (14 days).

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Average UV index in August
Sheridan, CO

Average UV index in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Sheridan, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Sheridan, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 25).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in August
Sheridan, CO

Average visibility in August - Sheridan, CO
  • 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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