August weather forecast and climate
Barnesburg, KY

August, the last month of the summer, in Barnesburg, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 64°F (17.8°C) and max 85.5°F (29.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a warm 85.5°F (29.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Barnesburg, is 64°F (17.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a very hot 95.9°F (35.5°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. 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

The least humid month in Barnesburg is August, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Barnesburg, Kentucky, the rain falls for 16.9 days. Throughout August, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Barnesburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 175.1 days and collects up to 38.31" (973mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Barnesburg snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Barnesburg, Kentucky, is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9.6h.

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 the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 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. 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 Barnesburg?

In August, in Barnesburg, the average high-temperature is 85.5°F (29.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is calculated to 95.9°F (35.5°C).

What is the least humid month in Barnesburg?

The least humid month in Barnesburg, Kentucky, is August, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in August in Barnesburg?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Barnesburg?

In Barnesburg, in August, it is raining for 16.9 days, with typically 2.91" (74mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Barnesburg?

May through September are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Barnesburg have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Barnesburg?

In August, the average sunshine in Barnesburg, Kentucky, is 9.6h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Barnesburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Barnesburg is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Barnesburg, 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 (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.5°F).

Average pressure in August - Barnesburg, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in August - Barnesburg, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.4mph).

Average humidity in August - Barnesburg, 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 August (75%).

Average rainfall in August - Barnesburg, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.2").

Average rainfall days in August - Barnesburg, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (11.2 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.58").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Barnesburg, 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: 9.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

Average sunshine days in August - Barnesburg, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.6 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are February and July (10.1 days).

Average UV index in August - Barnesburg, 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 - Barnesburg, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Barnesburg, 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).