August weather forecast and climate
Balkan, KY

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Balkan, Kentucky, with average temperature fluctuating between 61.3°F (16.3°C) and 84.7°F (29.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 84.7°F (29.3°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 94.8°F (34.9°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 '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 (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are April, June through September and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Balkan, it is raining for 17.2 days, with typically 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Balkan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 187.5 days and collects up to 40.24" (1022mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Balkan, Kentucky, snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Balkan is 9.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Balkan are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Balkan?

In Balkan, in August, the average high-temperature is 84.7°F (29.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is evaluated at 94.8°F (34.9°C).

What is the least humid month in Balkan?

April, June through September and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the least humid months in Balkan, Kentucky.

What is the average humidity in August in Balkan?

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Balkan?

In Balkan, in August, during 17.2 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Balkan?

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

How many hours of daylight does Balkan have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Balkan?

In August, the average sunshine in Balkan is 9.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Balkan?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Balkan?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Balkan, Kentucky, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.3°F).

Average pressure in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

Average wind speed in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 3.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.8mph).

Average humidity in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June, July, August, September and November (77%).

Average rainfall in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.2").

Average rainfall days in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.21").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Balkan, 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: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

Average sunshine days in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9 days).

Average UV index in August - Balkan, 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 - Balkan, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in August - Balkan, KY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, June and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, July, August, September, October and December (5mi).