August weather forecast and climate
Wathena, KS

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Wathena, Kansas, with average temperature ranging between max 84°F (28.9°C) and min 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Temperature

In Wathena, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a warm 84°F (28.9°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a tropical 93.2°F (34°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', 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 (wind, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), 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 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

The average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13.9 days. Throughout August, 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Wathena, during the entire year, the rain falls for 133.5 days and collects up to 27.28" (693mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Wathena is 10h.

UV index

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

In Wathena, in August, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is calculated to 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Wathena?

The average relative humidity in August in Wathena is 78%.

How many days does it rain in August in Wathena?

In Wathena, in August, it is raining for 13.9 days, with typically 2.83" (72mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Wathena?

June through September are months without snowfall.

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

The average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Wathena?

In August, the average sunshine in Wathena, Kansas, is 10h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Wathena?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Wathena, Kansas, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Wathena, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 84°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.3°F).

Average pressure in August - Wathena, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

Average wind speed in August - Wathena, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (9.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.4mph).

Average humidity in August - Wathena, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

Average rainfall in August - Wathena, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.87").

Average rainfall days in August - Wathena, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.68").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Wathena, 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: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average sunshine days in August - Wathena, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.2 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are 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 - Wathena, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in August - Wathena, 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).