August weather forecast and climate
Bakersport, KY

August, the last month of the summer, in Bakersport, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). In Bakersport, the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 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 '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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, wind). 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. 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 Bakersport, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Bakersport, during August, the rain falls for 15.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation. In Bakersport, Kentucky, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.9 days and collects up to 23.46" (596mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Bakersport snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Bakersport, the average sunshine in August is 10.5h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary 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. 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 Bakersport?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Bakersport, Kentucky, is 85.6°F (29.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Bakersport?

The average relative humidity in August in Bakersport is 76%.

How much does it rain in Bakersport in August?

In Bakersport, during August, the rain falls for 15.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Bakersport?

May through September are months without snowfall in Bakersport, Kentucky.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Bakersport have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Bakersport, Kentucky, is 10.5h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Bakersport?

In Bakersport, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. 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 - Bakersport, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.9°F).

Average pressure in August - Bakersport, 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 - Bakersport, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

Average humidity in August - Bakersport, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Bakersport, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.26").

Average rainfall days in August - Bakersport, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.7 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.69").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bakersport, 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: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in August - Bakersport, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

Average UV index in August - Bakersport, 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 - Bakersport, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in August - Bakersport, 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).