August weather forecast and climate
Sedan, KS

August, the last month of the summer, in Sedan, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 68.4°F (20.2°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C).

Temperature

In Sedan, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 88.7°F (31.5°C). In Sedan, the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a torrid 102.2°F (39°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. 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', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. 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

In Sedan, the average relative humidity in August is 70%.

Rainfall

In Sedan, in August, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 2.48" (63mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sedan, Kansas, there are 109.1 rainfall days, and 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Sedan is 10.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Sedan is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Sedan?

In August, in Sedan, Kansas, the average high-temperature is 88.7°F (31.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is estimated at 102.2°F (39°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Sedan?

The average relative humidity in August in Sedan is 70%.

How many days does it rain in August in Sedan?

In Sedan, during August, the rain falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Sedan?

In Sedan, Kansas, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Sedan?

In Sedan, Kansas, the average sunshine in August is 10.7h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Sedan?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index 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 - Sedan, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.4°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 (28.8°F).

Average pressure in August - Sedan, 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 (29.88").

Average wind speed in August - Sedan, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

Average humidity in August - Sedan, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, October and November (68%).

Average rainfall in August - Sedan, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.43").

Average rainfall days in August - Sedan, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.9 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.35").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sedan, 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: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.8).

Average sunshine days in August - Sedan, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15 days).

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

Average cloud cover in August - Sedan, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 23

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 40).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 23).

Average visibility in August - Sedan, 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).