August weather forecast and climate
Bell City, KY

August, the last month of the summer, in Bell City, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 67.6°F (19.8°C) and an average high of 87.3°F (30.7°C).

Temperature

In Bell City, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 87.3°F (30.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Bell City, is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a very hot 101.5°F (38.6°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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. 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

In August, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Bell City, during August, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation. In Bell City, Kentucky, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.5 days and collects up to 39.72" (1009mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Bell City.

Daylight

In Bell City, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Bell City?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 87.3°F (30.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is appraised at 101.5°F (38.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Bell City?

The average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How much does it rain in Bell City in August?

In Bell City, Kentucky, in August, it is raining for 16.8 days, with typically 3.19" (81mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Bell City?

May through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Bell City have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Bell City?

In Bell City, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bell City?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Bell City?

In Bell City, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.5°F).

Average pressure in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

Average wind speed in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and April (8.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.4mph).

Average humidity in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, March, May and December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.19"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

Average rainfall days in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.4 days).

Average snowfall in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.61").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average sunshine days in August - Bell City, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.1 days).

Average UV index in August - Bell City, 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 - Bell City, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in August - Bell City, 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).