August weather forecast and climate
Ulysses, KS

August, the last month of the summer, in Ulysses, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 91°F (32.8°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Temperature

In Ulysses, Kansas, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 91°F (32.8°C). In August, in Ulysses, Kansas, the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a very hot 97.2°F (36.2°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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, pregnancy, wind), and activity. 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.
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 is 51%.

Rainfall

In Ulysses, during 13.8 rainfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ulysses, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.1 days and collects up to 13.78" (350mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Ulysses.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Ulysses is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Ulysses are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 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. 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 Ulysses?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 91°F (32.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to 97.2°F (36.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Ulysses?

The average relative humidity in August in Ulysses, Kansas, is 51%.

How much does it rain in Ulysses in August?

In Ulysses, Kansas, in August, during 13.8 rainfall days, 2.01" (51mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ulysses?

In Ulysses, Kansas, snow does not fall in May through September.

How many hours of daylight does Ulysses have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ulysses have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Ulysses, Kansas, is 10.3h.

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

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Ulysses, Kansas.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Ulysses?

In Ulysses, Kansas, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 91°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (45.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (27.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.89"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.8").

Average wind speed in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and August (10.1mph).

Average humidity in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 51%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (45%).

Average rainfall in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.01"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.35").

Average rainfall days in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.61").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

Average sunshine days in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (25.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.1 days).

Average UV index in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Ulysses, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 28).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 15).

Average visibility in August - Ulysses, 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).