August weather forecast and climate
Colon, NE

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Colon, Nebraska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 82.9°F (28.3°C) and an average low of 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 82.9°F (28.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Colon, is 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 89.6°F (32°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', 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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, wind). 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 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

In Colon, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Colon, in August, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 119.2 rainfall days, and 22.83" (580mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Colon.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Colon is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Colon is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Colon are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard 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 adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Colon?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Colon, is 82.9°F (28.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Colon?

The average relative humidity in August in Colon, Nebraska, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Colon in August?

In August, in Colon, Nebraska, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout August, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Colon?

In Colon, Nebraska, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Colon have in August?

In Colon, the average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Colon have in August?

In Colon, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Colon?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Colon?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Colon, NE

Average temperature in August - Colon, NE
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.3°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 (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
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Average pressure in August - Colon, NE
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86").

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Average wind speed in August
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Average wind speed in August - Colon, NE
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
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Average humidity in August - Colon, NE
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (65%).

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Average rainfall in August
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Average rainfall in August - Colon, NE
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in August
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Average rainfall days in August - Colon, NE
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
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Average snowfall in August - Colon, NE
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.91").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
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Average snowfall days in August - Colon, NE
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
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Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Colon, NE
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
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Average sunshine days in August - Colon, NE
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
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Average UV index in August - Colon, NE
  • 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
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Average cloud cover in August - Colon, NE
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in August
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Average visibility in August - Colon, NE
  • 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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