August weather forecast and climate
Elwood, NE

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Elwood, Nebraska, with average temperature varying between 62.6°F (17°C) and 86.2°F (30.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 86.2°F (30.1°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 62.6°F (17°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 93°F (33.9°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 calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, wind, clothing). 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 Elwood is 64%.

Rainfall

In Elwood, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Elwood, there are 117 rainfall days, and 18.35" (466mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Elwood.

Daylight

In Elwood, the average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Elwood. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
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 Elwood?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Elwood, Nebraska, is 86.2°F (30.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 93°F (33.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Elwood?

In Elwood, the average relative humidity in August is 64%.

How many days does it rain in August in Elwood?

In Elwood, in August, during 13.8 rainfall days, 1.89" (48mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Elwood?

In Elwood snow does not fall in June through September.

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

The average length of the day in August in Elwood is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Elwood have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Elwood is 10.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Elwood?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Elwood?

In Elwood, Nebraska, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.2°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 (35.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average pressure in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

Average wind speed in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.8mph).

Average humidity in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average humidity in August: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (58%).

Average rainfall in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.03").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.51").

Average rainfall days in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.9 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.62").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average sunshine days in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.2 days).

Average UV index in August - Elwood, 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).

Average cloud cover in August - Elwood, NE
  • Average cloud cover in August: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 22).

Average visibility in August - Elwood, 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).