August weather forecast and climate
Bardstown, KY

August, the last month of the summer, in Bardstown, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 85.5°F (29.7°C) and min 65.3°F (18.5°C).

Temperature

In Bardstown, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a warm 85.5°F (29.7°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 65.3°F (18.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August 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. 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', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, metabolic differences), and activity. 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. 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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 August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Bardstown, Kentucky, in August, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Bardstown, there are 162.7 rainfall days, and 34.02" (864mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 9.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Bardstown?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 85.5°F (29.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 65.3°F (18.5°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 95.9°F (35.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Bardstown?

In Bardstown, Kentucky, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Bardstown in August?

In Bardstown, during August, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Bardstown?

May through October are months without snowfall in Bardstown.

How many hours of daylight does Bardstown have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Bardstown have in August?

In Bardstown, Kentucky, the average sunshine in August is 9.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Bardstown?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Bardstown.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Bardstown?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Bardstown is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.5°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 (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

Average pressure in August - Bardstown, 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 (29.95").

Average wind speed in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.8mph).

Average humidity in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

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

Average rainfall in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.58").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

Average rainfall days in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.4 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4.4).

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

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.1 days).

Average UV index in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in August - Bardstown, KY
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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