August weather forecast and climate
Washington, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Washington, Kansas, with temperature in the range of an average low of 65.1°F (18.4°C) and an average high of 85.5°F (29.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.5°F (29.7°C). In Washington, the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a tropical 94.6°F (34.8°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. 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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, pregnancy, clothing). 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.

Humidity

In Washington, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In August, in Washington, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout August, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 127.7 rainfall days, and 24.92" (633mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Washington snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In Washington, Kansas, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Washington is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Washington?

In Washington, Kansas, in August, the average high-temperature is 85.5°F (29.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is evaluated at 94.6°F (34.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Washington?

The average relative humidity in August is 72%.

How many days does it rain in August in Washington?

In August, in Washington, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout August, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Washington?

In Washington snow does not fall in June through September.

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

In August, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Washington have in August?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Washington?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Washington is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Washington, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.5°F).

Average pressure in August - Washington, 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 (29.85").

Average wind speed in August - Washington, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.2mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.8mph).

Average humidity in August - Washington, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (65%).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.67").

Average rainfall days in August - Washington, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.52").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Washington, KS
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.5).

Average sunshine days in August - Washington, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.5 days).

Average UV index in August - Washington, KS
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Washington, 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, July and August (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in August - Washington, 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).