August weather forecast and climate
Topeka, KS

The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
August, the last month of the summer, in Topeka, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 65.8°F (18.8°C) and max 85.8°F (29.9°C).

Temperature

In Topeka, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a warm 85.8°F (29.9°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a very hot 96.4°F (35.8°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, wind, 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 particularly important for children. 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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 Topeka is 74%.

Rainfall

In Topeka, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 2.83" (72mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Topeka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.3 days and collects up to 23.82" (605mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Topeka snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Topeka, Kansas, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average 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. 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 Topeka?

In Topeka, Kansas, in August, the average high-temperature is 85.8°F (29.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 96.4°F (35.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Topeka?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Topeka?

In August, the rain falls for 13.1 days. Throughout August, 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Topeka?

May through September are months without snowfall in Topeka, Kansas.

How many hours of daylight does Topeka have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Topeka?

The average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Topeka?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Topeka?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Topeka, Kansas, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Topeka, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

Average humidity in August - Topeka, 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 - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

Average rainfall days in August - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Topeka, 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

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average sunshine days in August - Topeka, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

Average UV index in August - Topeka, 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 - Topeka, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in August - Topeka, 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).