August weather forecast and climate
West Paducah, KY

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in West Paducah, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 67.5°F (19.7°C) and max 86.9°F (30.5°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 86.9°F (30.5°C). In West Paducah, the average low-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be a very hot 99.9°F (37.7°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent 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 (clothing, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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. 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. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

In West Paducah, in August, during 13.6 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In West Paducah, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137 days and collects up to 22.64" (575mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in West Paducah.

Daylight

The average length of the day in West Paducah is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in West Paducah is 10.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in West Paducah?

In West Paducah, Kentucky, in August, the average high-temperature is 86.9°F (30.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is calculated to be 99.9°F (37.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in West Paducah?

In West Paducah, Kentucky, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in West Paducah?

In West Paducah, Kentucky, in August, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 2.13" (54mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in West Paducah?

In West Paducah, Kentucky, snow does not fall in May through October.

How many hours of daylight does West Paducah have in August?

The average length of the day in August in West Paducah, Kentucky, is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does West Paducah have in August?

The average sunshine in August in West Paducah, Kentucky, is 10.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in West Paducah?

In West Paducah, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
West Paducah, KY

Average temperature in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.5°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 (28.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
West Paducah, KY

Average pressure in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

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

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Average wind speed in August
West Paducah, KY

Average wind speed in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
West Paducah, KY

Average humidity in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
West Paducah, KY

Average rainfall in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in August
West Paducah, KY

Average rainfall days in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
West Paducah, KY

Average snowfall in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.02").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
West Paducah, KY

Average snowfall days in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
West Paducah, KY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - West Paducah, 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: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 4.7).

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Average sunshine days in August
West Paducah, KY

Average sunshine days in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
West Paducah, KY

Average UV index in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
West Paducah, KY

Average cloud cover in August - West Paducah, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in August
West Paducah, KY

Average visibility in August - West Paducah, 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).

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