August weather forecast and climate
Almo Heights, KY

August, the last month of the summer, in Almo Heights, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 67.6°F (19.8°C) and an average high of 87.3°F (30.7°C).

Temperature

In Almo Heights, Kentucky, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 87.3°F (30.7°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a torrid 101.5°F (38.6°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 calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Almo Heights is 76%.

Rainfall

In Almo Heights, Kentucky, during August, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation. In Almo Heights, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.5 days and collects up to 39.72" (1009mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Almo Heights snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In Almo Heights, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Almo Heights are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 Almo Heights?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Almo Heights, Kentucky, is 87.3°F (30.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 101.5°F (38.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Almo Heights?

In Almo Heights, Kentucky, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Almo Heights?

In August, in Almo Heights, the rain falls for 16.8 days. Throughout August, 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Almo Heights?

In Almo Heights, Kentucky, snow does not fall in May through October.

How many hours of daylight does Almo Heights have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Almo Heights is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Almo Heights have in August?

In Almo Heights, Kentucky, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Almo Heights?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Almo Heights.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Almo Heights?

In Almo Heights, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.5°F).

Average pressure in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

Average wind speed in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (8.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.4mph).

Average humidity in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, March, May and December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.19"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

Average rainfall days in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.4 days).

Average snowfall in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

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

Average snowfall days in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average sunshine days in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.1 days).

Average UV index in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in August - Almo Heights, KY
  • 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).