August weather forecast and climate
Mound Valley, KS

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Mound Valley, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between max 87.1°F (30.6°C) and min 68°F (20°C).

Temperature

In Mound Valley, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 87.1°F (30.6°C). In Mound Valley, the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a very hot 99.3°F (37.4°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and pregnancy 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Mound Valley is 73%.

Rainfall

In Mound Valley, during August, the rain falls for 11.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 114.4 rainfall days, and 19.69" (500mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

In Mound Valley, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 Mound Valley?

In August, in Mound Valley, the average high-temperature is 87.1°F (30.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is calculated to 99.3°F (37.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Mound Valley?

In Mound Valley, the average relative humidity in August is 73%.

How much does it rain in Mound Valley in August?

In Mound Valley, Kansas, during August, the rain falls for 11.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Mound Valley?

In Mound Valley snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Mound Valley have in August?

In Mound Valley, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Mound Valley have in August?

In Mound Valley, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Mound Valley?

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

Average temperature in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average temperature in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average pressure in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.95"

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
Mound Valley, KS

Average wind speed in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average humidity in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average rainfall in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.9").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average rainfall days in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (4.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average snowfall in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.87").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average snowfall days in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average sunshine days in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and December (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (14.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average UV index in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average cloud cover in August - Mound Valley, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 43).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and August (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in August
Mound Valley, KS

Average visibility in August - Mound Valley, 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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