August weather forecast and climate
Preston, NE

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Preston, Nebraska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 84.2°F (29°C) and an average low of 64.4°F (18°C).

Temperature

In Preston, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a moderately hot 84.2°F (29°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 64.4°F (18°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a hot 93°F (33.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). 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

January, June through August, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In August, in Preston, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout August, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 120.1 rainfall days, and 22.8" (579mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Preston, Nebraska, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Preston. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation 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 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. 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 Preston?

In Preston, in August, the average high-temperature is 84.2°F (29°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.4°F (18°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is estimated at 93°F (33.9°C).

What is the most humid month in Preston?

Months with the highest humidity in Preston, Nebraska, are January, June through August, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in August in Preston?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Preston?

In August, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout August, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Preston?

May through September are months without snowfall.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Preston have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Preston is 10.1h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Preston?

In Preston, Nebraska, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Preston, NE

Average temperature in August - Preston, NE
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
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Average pressure in August - Preston, NE
  • Average pressure in August: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in August
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Average wind speed in August - Preston, NE
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (10.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
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Average humidity in August - Preston, NE
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, June, July and August (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (66%).

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Average rainfall in August
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Average rainfall in August - Preston, NE
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in August
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Average rainfall days in August - Preston, NE
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.7 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.52").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.2 days).
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
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Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Preston, 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: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
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 - Preston, NE
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12 days).

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Average UV index in August
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Average UV index in August - Preston, NE
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, 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 - Preston, NE
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in August
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Average visibility in August - Preston, 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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