August weather forecast and climate
Scranton, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Scranton, Kansas, with average temperature fluctuating between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 66°F (18.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Scranton, is 66°F (18.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a very hot 95.9°F (35.5°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', 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, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through 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

The average relative humidity in Scranton is 74%.

Rainfall

In Scranton, during 10.3 rainfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Scranton, Kansas, there are 99.2 rainfall days, and 11.1" (282mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through September are months without snowfall in Scranton.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Scranton, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. 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 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Scranton?

In August, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 66°F (18.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is evaluated at 95.9°F (35.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Scranton?

In August, the average relative humidity in Scranton, Kansas, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Scranton?

In Scranton, in August, during 10.3 rainfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Scranton?

April through September are months without snowfall in Scranton, Kansas.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Scranton have in August?

In Scranton, Kansas, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Scranton?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Scranton?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Scranton, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66°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 (23.2°F).

Average pressure in August - Scranton, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

Average wind speed in August - Scranton, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Scranton, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

Average rainfall in August - Scranton, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.42"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.93").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.28").

Average rainfall days in August - Scranton, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Scranton, 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 June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Scranton, 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: 10.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average sunshine days in August - Scranton, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.4 days).

Average UV index in August - Scranton, 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 - Scranton, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 43).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in August - Scranton, 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).