August weather forecast and climate
Barnsley, KY

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Barnsley, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 85.1°F (29.5°C) and min 66.7°F (19.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a warm 85.1°F (29.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Barnsley, is 66.7°F (19.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a sweltering 95.7°F (35.4°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, pregnancy, 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 particularly important for children. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Barnsley, during August, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Barnsley, there are 145.5 rainfall days, and 21.85" (555mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Barnsley.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Barnsley?

In August, in Barnsley, Kentucky, the average high-temperature is 85.1°F (29.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.7°F (19.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is estimated at 95.7°F (35.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Barnsley?

In Barnsley, Kentucky, the average relative humidity in August is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Barnsley?

In Barnsley, in August, during 14.3 rainfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Barnsley?

May through October are months without snowfall in Barnsley.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Barnsley have in August?

In Barnsley, Kentucky, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Barnsley?

In Barnsley, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Barnsley, KY

Average temperature in August - Barnsley, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Barnsley, KY

Average pressure in August - Barnsley, 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").

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Average wind speed in August
Barnsley, KY

Average wind speed in August - Barnsley, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Barnsley, KY

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Barnsley, KY

Average rainfall in August - Barnsley, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.02").

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Average rainfall days in August
Barnsley, KY

Average rainfall days in August - Barnsley, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Barnsley, KY

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.22").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Barnsley, KY

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Barnsley, KY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Barnsley, 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: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Barnsley, KY

Average sunshine days in August - Barnsley, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Barnsley, KY

Average UV index in August - Barnsley, 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Barnsley, KY

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in August
Barnsley, KY

Average visibility in August - Barnsley, 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).

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