August weather forecast and climate
Beaver Dam, KY

August, the last month of the summer, in Beaver Dam, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 85.8°F (29.9°C) and an average low of 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In Beaver Dam, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.8°F (29.9°C). In August, in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a torrid 97.3°F (36.3°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, wind, clothing), and activity. 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 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. 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 Beaver Dam, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Beaver Dam, it is raining for 14.4 days, with typically 2.09" (53mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 151.8 rainfall days, and 25.12" (638mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Beaver Dam.

Daylight

In Beaver Dam, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

June and August, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Beaver Dam are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's 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. 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 Beaver Dam?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Beaver Dam, is 85.8°F (29.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 97.3°F (36.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Beaver Dam?

The average relative humidity in August in Beaver Dam is 76%.

How much does it rain in Beaver Dam in August?

In Beaver Dam, in August, it is raining for 14.4 days, with typically 2.09" (53mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Beaver Dam?

May through September are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in August in Beaver Dam?

In Beaver Dam, Kentucky, the average length of the day in August is 13.6h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Beaver Dam?

June and August, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Beaver Dam.

How many hours of sunshine does Beaver Dam have in August?

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

When is the highest UV index in Beaver Dam?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Beaver Dam?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.8°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 (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

Average pressure in August - Beaver Dam, 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 - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.09"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February and April (2.68").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.22").

Average rainfall days in August - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

Average snowfall in August - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.81").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

Months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

Average sunshine days in August - Beaver Dam, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12 days).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 54).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and August (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in August - Beaver Dam, 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).