August weather forecast and climate
Wheat Ridge, CO

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Wheat Ridge, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 58.5°F (14.7°C) and an average high of 83.8°F (28.8°C).

Temperature

In Wheat Ridge, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 83.8°F (28.8°C). In Wheat Ridge, Colorado,, the average low-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is computed to be 83.3°F (28.5°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, pregnancy, and metabolic differences 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 particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, are June and August, with an average relative humidity of 41%.

Rainfall

In Wheat Ridge, during August, the rain falls for 9.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Wheat Ridge, there are 95 rainfall days, and 10.08" (256mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Wheat Ridge.

Daylight

In Wheat Ridge, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Wheat Ridge is 11.8h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. 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: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Wheat Ridge?

In August, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, the average high-temperature is 83.8°F (28.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is computed to be 83.3°F (28.5°C).

What are the least humid months in Wheat Ridge?

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

What is the average humidity in August in Wheat Ridge?

In August, the average relative humidity in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, is 41%.

How many days does it rain in August in Wheat Ridge?

In August, the rain falls for 9.6 days. Throughout August, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Wheat Ridge?

In Wheat Ridge, Colorado, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Wheat Ridge?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Wheat Ridge have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Wheat Ridge?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Wheat Ridge?

In Wheat Ridge, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average temperature in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (39.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 58.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and December (20.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average pressure in August - Wheat Ridge, 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
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average wind speed in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average humidity in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (66%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June and August (41%).

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Average rainfall in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average rainfall in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average snowfall in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.83").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8.6 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
Wheat Ridge, CO

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
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
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average UV index in August - Wheat Ridge, 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
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Wheat Ridge, 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
Wheat Ridge, CO

Average visibility in August - Wheat Ridge, 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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