August weather forecast
Kansas City, KS

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Kansas City, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 66.4°F (19.1°C) and an average high of 84.9°F (29.4°C).

Temperature

In Kansas City, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a warm 84.9°F (29.4°C). In Kansas City, the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 94.5°F (34.7°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). 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 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

The average relative humidity in August in Kansas City is 75%.

Rainfall

In Kansas City, it is raining for 14.2 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Kansas City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.2 days and collects up to 20.75" (527mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Kansas City, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 39min.
On the first day of August in Kansas City, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:50 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Kansas City, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 the 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 Kansas City?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Kansas City, is 84.9°F (29.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Kansas City?

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Kansas City in August?

In Kansas City, Kansas, in August, it is raining for 14.2 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Kansas City have in August?

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average day length in August is 13h and 39min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Kansas City?

On the first day of August in Kansas City, Kansas, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:50 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kansas City have in August?

In Kansas City, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Kansas City?

The months with the highest UV index in Kansas City are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Kansas City, KS

Average temperature in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Kansas City, KS

Average pressure in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Kansas City, KS

Average wind speed in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Kansas City, KS

Average humidity in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in August
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall days in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.81").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall days in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 days).
The 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
Kansas City, KS

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Kansas City, KS

Average sunshine days in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Kansas City, KS

Average UV index in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Kansas City, KS

Average cloud cover in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Kansas City, KS

Average visibility in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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