August weather forecast and climate
Frankfort, KY

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn
The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn
August, the last month of the summer, in Frankfort, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 65.1°F (18.4°C) and an average high of 84.7°F (29.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a moderately hot 84.7°F (29.3°C). In Frankfort, in August, the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 93.6°F (34.2°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and metabolic differences 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 74%, August is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 14.9 days. Throughout August, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Frankfort, Kentucky, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.4 days and collects up to 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Frankfort snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 9.8h.

UV index

June 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 risk 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 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. 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 Frankfort?

In August, in Frankfort, Kentucky, the average high-temperature is 84.7°F (29.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 93.6°F (34.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Frankfort?

August is the least humid month in Frankfort, Kentucky, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in August in Frankfort?

In August, the average relative humidity in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Frankfort in August?

In Frankfort, in August, during 14.9 rainfall days, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Frankfort?

In Frankfort snow does not fall in May through September.

How many hours of daylight does Frankfort have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Frankfort have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Frankfort is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Frankfort?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Frankfort, Kentucky.

What is the UV index reading in August in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

Average pressure in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

Average wind speed in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5mph).

Average humidity in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (74%).

Average rainfall in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

Average rainfall days in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - Frankfort, 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 and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Frankfort, 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: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

Average sunshine days in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.3 days).

Average UV index in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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