August weather forecast and climate
Shawnee, KS

August, the last month of the summer, in Shawnee, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 84.7°F (29.3°C) and an average low of 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a moderately hot 84.7°F (29.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to a tropical 93.9°F (34.4°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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind), and activity. 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

The average relative humidity in Shawnee is 75%.

Rainfall

In Shawnee, Kansas, during August, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 131.2 rainfall days, and 26.97" (685mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Shawnee.

Daylight

In Shawnee, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In Shawnee, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
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 Shawnee?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 84.7°F (29.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is calculated to 93.9°F (34.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Shawnee?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Shawnee?

In Shawnee, in August, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 2.99" (76mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Shawnee?

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

How many hours of daylight does Shawnee have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Shawnee have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Shawnee, Kansas, is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Shawnee?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Shawnee?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Shawnee, Kansas, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Shawnee, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.6°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 (22.8°F).

Average pressure in August - Shawnee, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89").

Average wind speed in August - Shawnee, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (9.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.5mph).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

Average rainfall in August - Shawnee, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

Average rainfall days in August - Shawnee, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.91").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Shawnee, 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: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

Average sunshine days in August - Shawnee, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.3 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are May and June (12.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Shawnee, 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 - Shawnee, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in August - Shawnee, 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).