August weather forecast and climate
Prairie View, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Prairie View, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between max 88.9°F (31.6°C) and min 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Temperature

In Prairie View, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 88.9°F (31.6°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 96.1°F (35.6°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, metabolic differences). 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 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 Prairie View, the average relative humidity is 58%.

Rainfall

In Prairie View, in August, during 13.8 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Prairie View, during the entire year, the rain falls for 109.1 days and collects up to 17.01" (432mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Prairie View.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In Prairie View, Kansas, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Prairie View is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Prairie View?

In Prairie View, Kansas, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.9°F (31.6°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 represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is appraised at 96.1°F (35.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Prairie View?

In August, the average relative humidity in Prairie View is 58%.

How many days does it rain in August in Prairie View?

In August, in Prairie View, Kansas, the rain falls for 13.8 days. Throughout August, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Prairie View?

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

What is the average length of the day in August in Prairie View?

In Prairie View, the average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Prairie View have in August?

In Prairie View, the average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Prairie View?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.5°F).

Average pressure in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

Average wind speed in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4mph).

Average humidity in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (54%).

Average rainfall in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.99").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.47").

Average rainfall days in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.6 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and December (3.5 days).

Average snowfall in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.28").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average sunshine days in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (24 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Prairie View, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in August - Prairie View, 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).