August weather forecast and climate
Kansas City, KS

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Kansas City, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between max 84.9°F (29.4°C) and min 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 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 the 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', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 Kansas City, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Kansas City, the rain falls for 14.2 days. Throughout August, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 129.2 rainfall days, and 20.75" (527mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Kansas City is 10.2h.

UV index

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 risk 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. 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 Kansas City?

In August, the average high-temperature is 84.9°F (29.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is calculated to 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Kansas City?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Kansas City?

In August, in Kansas City, the rain falls for 14.2 days. Throughout August, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Kansas City?

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

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

The average length of the day in August is 13.6h.

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

The average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kansas City?

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

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

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

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"

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

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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%

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").
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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 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
Kansas City, KS

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kansas City, KS
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are May, 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
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).
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

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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