August weather forecast
Atlantic, IA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Atlantic, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 81.1°F (27.3°C) and min 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81.1°F (27.3°C). In Atlantic, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', 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 (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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 Atlantic, the average relative humidity in August is 79%.

Rainfall

In Atlantic, in August, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 2.48" (63mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Atlantic, during the entire year, the rain falls for 118.7 days and collects up to 20.79" (528mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Atlantic.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Atlantic is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Atlantic?

In August, in Atlantic, Iowa, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is computed to be 86.5°F (30.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Atlantic?

The average relative humidity in August in Atlantic is 79%.

How many days does it rain in August in Atlantic?

In Atlantic, Iowa, in August, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 2.48" (63mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Atlantic?

In Atlantic snow does not fall in June through September.

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

In Atlantic, Iowa, the average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Atlantic have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Atlantic is 9.8h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Atlantic?

In Atlantic, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Atlantic, IA

Average temperature in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Atlantic, IA

Average pressure in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in August
Atlantic, IA

Average wind speed in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Atlantic, IA

Average humidity in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Atlantic, IA

Average rainfall in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in August
Atlantic, IA

Average rainfall days in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Atlantic, IA

Average snowfall in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.36").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Atlantic, IA

Average snowfall days in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.7 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
Atlantic, IA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Atlantic, IA

Average sunshine days in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Atlantic, IA

Average UV index in August - Atlantic, IA
  • 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, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Atlantic, IA

Average cloud cover in August - Atlantic, IA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Atlantic, IA

Average visibility in August - Atlantic, IA
  • 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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