August weather forecast
Frankfort, KY

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn
The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Frankfort, is another warm month, with an average temperature ranging between min 65.1°F (18.4°C) and max 84.7°F (29.3°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 93.2°F (34°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. 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', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and wind affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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

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

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 14.9 days. Throughout August, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 154.4 rainfall days, and 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Frankfort, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 36min.
On the first day of August in Frankfort, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 8:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 8:11 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Frankfort, Kentucky, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, in August, the average high-temperature is 84.7°F (29.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is calculated to be 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the least humid month in Frankfort?

The least humid month is August, 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 many days does it rain in August in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, in August, it is raining for 14.9 days, with typically 2.09" (53mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Frankfort?

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

What is the average length of the day in August in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, the average day length in August is 13h and 36min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Frankfort?

On the first day of August in Frankfort, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 8:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 8:11 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Frankfort have in August?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Frankfort?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Frankfort?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Frankfort, KY

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).

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Average pressure in August
Frankfort, KY

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

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

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Average wind speed in August
Frankfort, KY

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).

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Average humidity in August
Frankfort, KY

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%).

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Average rainfall in August
Frankfort, KY

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").

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Average rainfall days in August
Frankfort, KY

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).

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Average snowfall in August
Frankfort, KY

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Frankfort, KY

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Frankfort, KY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Frankfort, KY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 36min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 47min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 34min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Frankfort, KY

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).

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Average UV index in August
Frankfort, KY

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Frankfort, KY

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).

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Average visibility in August
Frankfort, KY

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

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

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