August weather forecast and climate
Pretty Prairie, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Pretty Prairie, Kansas, with average temperature varying between 69.6°F (20.9°C) and 89.6°F (32°C).

Temperature

In Pretty Prairie, Kansas, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 89.6°F (32°C). The average low-temperature, in Pretty Prairie, is 69.6°F (20.9°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a torrid 99.3°F (37.4°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', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 particularly important for children. 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. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In Pretty Prairie, the average relative humidity in August is 61%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout August, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 92.5 rainfall days, and 11.93" (303mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Pretty Prairie, Kansas, the average sunshine is 10.9h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Pretty Prairie. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Pretty Prairie?

In Pretty Prairie, in August, the average high-temperature is 89.6°F (32°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°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 estimated at 99.3°F (37.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Pretty Prairie?

The average relative humidity in August in Pretty Prairie is 61%.

How much does it rain in Pretty Prairie in August?

In Pretty Prairie, in August, during 11.8 rainfall days, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Pretty Prairie?

May through October are months without snowfall in Pretty Prairie, Kansas.

How many hours of daylight does Pretty Prairie have in August?

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

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

The average sunshine in August in Pretty Prairie is 10.9h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Pretty Prairie are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

Average pressure in August - Pretty Prairie, 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 (29.85").

Average wind speed in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (58%).

Average rainfall in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.28").

Average rainfall days in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.83").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

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: 10.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.3).

Average sunshine days in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (16.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

Average cloud cover in August - Pretty Prairie, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 36).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and August (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in August - Pretty Prairie, 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).