August weather forecast and climate
Kensington, CT

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Kensington, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 62.6°F (17°C) and 80.8°F (27.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 80.8°F (27.1°C). In Kensington, the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at 85.1°F (29.5°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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, wind), and activity. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

In August, the average relative humidity in Kensington is 75%.

Rainfall

In Kensington, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 2.72" (69mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kensington, there are 167.6 rainfall days, and 33.35" (847mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Kensington snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

In Kensington, Connecticut, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Kensington, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index 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 ordinary individuals.
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. 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 Kensington?

In August, the average high-temperature is 80.8°F (27.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 85.1°F (29.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Kensington?

In Kensington, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Kensington in August?

In Kensington, in August, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 2.72" (69mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kensington?

June through October are months without snowfall in Kensington.

How many hours of daylight does Kensington have in August?

In Kensington, Connecticut, the average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kensington?

The average sunshine in August in Kensington, Connecticut, is 10.3h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Kensington, Connecticut, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Kensington?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kensington, Connecticut, 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
Kensington, CT

Average temperature in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Kensington, CT

Average pressure in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
Kensington, CT

Average wind speed in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Kensington, CT

Average humidity in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Kensington, CT

Average rainfall in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in August
Kensington, CT

Average rainfall days in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Kensington, CT

Average snowfall in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.69").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Kensington, CT

Average snowfall days in August - Kensington, CT
  • 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, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Kensington, CT

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Kensington, CT

Average sunshine days in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Kensington, CT

Average UV index in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Kensington, CT

Average cloud cover in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in August
Kensington, CT

Average visibility in August - Kensington, CT
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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