August weather forecast and climate
Wichita, KS

A yellow steel statue at the fork of the Arkansas River, of the iconic and traditional Keeper of the Plains Indian, in Wichita, Kansas
A yellow steel statue at the fork of the Arkansas River, of the iconic and traditional Keeper of the Plains Indian, in Wichita, Kansas
The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Wichita, Kansas, with temperature in the range of an average low of 69.6°F (20.9°C) and an average high of 90°F (32.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 90°F (32.2°C). In Wichita, in August, the average low-temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a very hot 101.3°F (38.5°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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, clothing, metabolic differences), 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 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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

In Wichita, the average relative humidity is 63%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout August, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Wichita, there are 100 rainfall days, and 15.83" (402mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Wichita.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 11h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Wichita?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Wichita, Kansas, is 90°F (32.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to 101.3°F (38.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Wichita?

The average relative humidity in August in Wichita is 63%.

How much does it rain in Wichita in August?

In Wichita, Kansas, in August, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 2.4" (61mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Wichita?

In Wichita, Kansas, snow does not fall in May through October.

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

The average length of the day in August in Wichita, Kansas, is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Wichita have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Wichita, Kansas, is 11h.

When is the highest UV index in Wichita?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Wichita?

In Wichita, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average high temperature in August: 90°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

Average pressure in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86").

Average wind speed in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.7mph).

Average humidity in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average humidity in August: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (60%).

Average rainfall in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.39").

Average rainfall days in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (12.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.38").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Wichita, 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: 11h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average sunshine days in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (15.7 days).

Average UV index in August - Wichita, 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, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Wichita, KS
  • Average cloud cover in August: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 20).

Average visibility in August - Wichita, 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).