August weather forecast and climate
Bear Branch, KY

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Bear Branch, Kentucky, with average temperature ranging between min 61.7°F (16.5°C) and max 85.1°F (29.5°C).

Temperature

In Bear Branch, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.1°F (29.5°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a torrid 95.4°F (35.2°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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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 surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

April, June, August through November, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months in Bear Branch.

Rainfall

In Bear Branch, during August, the rain falls for 15.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Bear Branch, there are 172.6 rainfall days, and 31.42" (798mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Bear Branch snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Bear Branch is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Bear Branch is 9.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Bear Branch. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Bear Branch?

In Bear Branch, in August, the average high-temperature is 85.1°F (29.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 95.4°F (35.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Bear Branch?

Months with the lowest humidity in Bear Branch are April, June, August through November, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in August in Bear Branch?

In Bear Branch, Kentucky, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Bear Branch?

In Bear Branch, during August, the rain falls for 15.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Bear Branch?

In Bear Branch, Kentucky, snow does not fall in May through September.

How many hours of daylight does Bear Branch have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Bear Branch have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Bear Branch is 9.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Bear Branch?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Bear Branch?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Bear Branch, 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 (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Bear Branch, 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 - Bear Branch, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Bear Branch, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June, August, September, October and November (76%).

Average rainfall in August - Bear Branch, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.31").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in August - Bear Branch, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11 days).

Average snowfall in August - Bear Branch, KY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.48").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Bear Branch, 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 - Bear Branch, 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: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

Average sunshine days in August - Bear Branch, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.3 days).

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

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Bear Branch, KY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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