August weather forecast and climate
Baskett, KY

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Baskett, Kentucky, with temperature in the range of an average low of 65.8°F (18.8°C) and an average high of 84.2°F (29°C).

Temperature

In Baskett, Kentucky, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 84.2°F (29°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a tropical 93.4°F (34.1°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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 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.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Baskett, during 9.2 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Baskett, during the entire year, the rain falls for 91.4 days and collects up to 7.87" (200mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Baskett snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Baskett is 10.4h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Baskett. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 Baskett?

In August, in Baskett, Kentucky, the average high-temperature is 84.2°F (29°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to 93.4°F (34.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Baskett?

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

How much does it rain in Baskett in August?

In Baskett, Kentucky, during August, the rain falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Baskett?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Baskett have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Baskett have in August?

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

When is the highest UV index in Baskett?

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 Baskett?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Baskett, Kentucky, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Baskett, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.8°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 (26.8°F).

Average pressure in August - Baskett, 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 - Baskett, 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).

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Baskett, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (0.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in August - Baskett, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.9 days).

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

Months with the highest snowfall are February and November (0.12").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average sunshine days in August - Baskett, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 18.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.5 days).

Average UV index in August - Baskett, 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 - Baskett, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in August - Baskett, 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).