August weather forecast and climate
Richmond, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Richmond, Kansas, with average temperature fluctuating between 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C).

Temperature

In Richmond, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.1°F (29.5°C). In Richmond, the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 95°F (35°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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. 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

In August, the average relative humidity in Richmond is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Richmond, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout August, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Richmond, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.5 days and collects up to 12.44" (316mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April, June through September are months without snowfall in Richmond.

Daylight

In Richmond, Kansas, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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 Richmond?

In August, in Richmond, the average high-temperature is 85.1°F (29.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 95°F (35°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in August in Richmond is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Richmond?

In August, in Richmond, Kansas, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout August, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Richmond?

In Richmond, Kansas, snow does not fall in April, June through September.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Richmond?

In Richmond, Kansas, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Richmond?

In Richmond, Kansas, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.8°F).

Average pressure in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89").

Average wind speed in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (10.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

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

Average rainfall in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

Average rainfall days in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.75").
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average sunshine days in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.3 days).

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

Average cloud cover in August - Richmond, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in August - Richmond, 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).