August weather forecast and climate
Westwood, KS

August, the last month of the summer, in Westwood, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C).

Temperature

In Westwood, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a moderately hot 84.9°F (29.4°C). The average low-temperature, is 66.7°F (19.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 94.5°F (34.7°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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy). 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. 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 Westwood, Kansas, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Westwood, during 6.4 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 62.3 rainfall days, and 4.76" (121mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April, June through September are months without snowfall in Westwood.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Westwood, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Westwood 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 rays 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. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Westwood?

In August, in Westwood, Kansas, the average high-temperature is 84.9°F (29.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Westwood?

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Westwood?

In Westwood, Kansas, during August, the rain falls for 6.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Westwood?

April, June through September are months without snowfall in Westwood.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Westwood have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Westwood?

In Westwood, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Westwood, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.7°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 - Westwood, 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 - Westwood, 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 - Westwood, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

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

Average rainfall in August - Westwood, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (0.71").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.16").

Average rainfall days in August - Westwood, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 6.4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (8.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.2 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.39").
Months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August and September (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Westwood, 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: 10.1h

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 - Westwood, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 20.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (19.7 days).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in August - Westwood, 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).