August weather forecast and climate
Banner, KY

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Banner, Kentucky, with average temperature ranging between max 85.6°F (29.8°C) and min 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). In August, in Banner, Kentucky, the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a sweltering 95.9°F (35.5°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', 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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy). 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

August and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In Banner, in August, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 2.13" (54mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Banner, there are 181.8 rainfall days, and 33.43" (849mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Banner snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Banner, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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 Banner?

In August, in Banner, Kentucky, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°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 95.9°F (35.5°C).

What is the least humid month in Banner?

Months with the lowest humidity in Banner, Kentucky, are August and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in August in Banner?

In August, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How much does it rain in Banner in August?

In August, in Banner, Kentucky, the rain falls for 15.5 days. Throughout August, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Banner?

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

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

In Banner, Kentucky, the average length of the day in August is 13.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in Banner?

August has the most sunshine of the year in Banner, Kentucky, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Banner?

The average sunshine in August in Banner, Kentucky, is 10.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Banner?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Banner is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Banner, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Banner, 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 - Banner, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

Average humidity in August - Banner, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (74%).

Average rainfall in August - Banner, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.85").

Average rainfall days in August - Banner, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.4 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.62").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Banner, KY
  • 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: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

Average sunshine days in August - Banner, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.3 days).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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

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