August weather forecast and climate
Protection, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Protection, Kansas, with average temperature fluctuating between 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 90.1°F (32.3°C). In Protection, in August, the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a torrid 99°F (37.2°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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 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 wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
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

The average relative humidity in August is 58%.

Rainfall

In Protection, in August, during 11.8 rainfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Protection, Kansas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 101.2 days and collects up to 17.48" (444mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Protection snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In Protection, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

UV index

In Protection, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Protection?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Protection, is 90.1°F (32.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 99°F (37.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Protection?

The average relative humidity in August is 58%.

How much does it rain in Protection in August?

In Protection, during August, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Protection?

June through September are months without snowfall in Protection.

What is the average length of the day in August in Protection?

In Protection, Kansas, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Protection?

In August, the average sunshine in Protection, Kansas, is 10.6h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Protection?

In Protection, Kansas, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Protection, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (44.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

Average pressure in August - Protection, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.92"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

Average wind speed in August - Protection, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.8mph).

Average humidity in August - Protection, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 58%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, May and December (63%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (56%).

Average rainfall in August - Protection, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.59").

Average rainfall days in August - Protection, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (3.4 days).

Average snowfall in August - Protection, KS
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.13").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Protection, KS
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Protection, 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: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

Average sunshine days in August - Protection, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

Average UV index in August - Protection, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Protection, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 18).

Average visibility in August - Protection, 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).