Independence
Missouri, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Independence, MO

August, the last month of the summer, in Independence, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a warm 84.7°F (29.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Independence, is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 94.5°F (34.7°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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 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, metabolic differences), 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 particularly important for children. 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Independence is 76%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13.9 days. Throughout August, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Independence, there are 132.1 rainfall days, and 26.97" (685mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Independence is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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 Independence?

In Independence, Missouri, in August, the average high-temperature is 84.7°F (29.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Independence?

The average relative humidity in August in Independence is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Independence?

In Independence, in August, it is raining for 13.9 days, with typically 2.87" (73mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Independence?

In Independence snow does not fall in June through September.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Independence have in August?

In Independence, Missouri, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Independence?

In Independence, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Independence, MO
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.7°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 (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

Average humidity in August - Independence, MO
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (70%).

Average rainfall in August - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

Average rainfall days in August - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in August - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.58").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Independence, MO
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

Average UV index in August - Independence, MO
  • 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).