August weather forecast and climate
Prairie Village, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Prairie Village, Kansas, with average temperature varying between 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a warm 84.9°F (29.4°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a tropical 94.5°F (34.7°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. 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, clothing, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape 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

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

In Prairie Village, in August, during 6.4 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Prairie Village, during the entire year, the rain falls for 62.3 days and collects up to 4.76" (121mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April, June through September are months without snowfall in Prairie Village.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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.

What is the temperature in August in Prairie Village?

In Prairie Village, in August, the average high-temperature is 84.9°F (29.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is calculated to 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Prairie Village?

The average relative humidity in August in Prairie Village is 75%.

How much does it rain in Prairie Village in August?

In Prairie Village, during August, the rain falls for 6.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Prairie Village?

In Prairie Village snow does not fall in April, June through September.

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

In Prairie Village, Kansas, the average length of the day in August is 13.6h.

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

In Prairie Village, Kansas, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Prairie Village?

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

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

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Prairie Village, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.8°F).

Average pressure in August - Prairie Village, 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").

Average wind speed in August - Prairie Village, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (9.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Prairie Village, 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%).

Average rainfall in August - Prairie Village, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (0.71").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.16").

Average rainfall days in August - Prairie Village, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 6.4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (8.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.2 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.39").
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August and September (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Prairie Village, 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: 10.1h

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

Average sunshine days in August - Prairie Village, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 20.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (19.7 days).

Average UV index in August - Prairie Village, 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).

Average cloud cover in August - Prairie Village, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in August - Prairie Village, 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).