August weather forecast and climate
Alvaton, KY

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Alvaton, Kentucky, with temperature in the range of an average low of 66.7°F (19.3°C) and an average high of 85.6°F (29.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). The average low-temperature, is 66.7°F (19.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a torrid 96.8°F (36°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 '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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, metabolic differences). 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 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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 August, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Alvaton, during August, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. In Alvaton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147.6 days and collects up to 22.6" (574mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Alvaton snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In Alvaton, Kentucky, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Alvaton are June and August, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Alvaton are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
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 Alvaton?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Alvaton, is 85.6°F (29.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is calculated to 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Alvaton?

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

How much does it rain in Alvaton in August?

In Alvaton, in August, during 15.7 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Alvaton?

May through October are months without snowfall in Alvaton, Kentucky.

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

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Alvaton?

June and August, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Alvaton, Kentucky.

How long on average sun shines in August in Alvaton?

In Alvaton, Kentucky, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Alvaton?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°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 (42.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.6°F).

Average pressure in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

Average wind speed in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5mph).

Average humidity in August - Alvaton, 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 (74%).

Average rainfall in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.76").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.18").

Average rainfall days in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.02").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

Average sunshine days in August - Alvaton, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.9 days).

Average UV index in August - Alvaton, 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 - Alvaton, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in August - Alvaton, 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).