August weather forecast
Akaska, SD

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Akaska, South Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average low of 63.3°F (17.4°C) and an average high of 84.2°F (29°C).

Temperature

In Akaska, South Dakota, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a warm 84.2°F (29°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at 85.8°F (29.9°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

August is the least humid month in Akaska, with an average relative humidity of 52%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout August, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 89.4 rainfall days, and 15.39" (391mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Akaska snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Akaska is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.9h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Akaska. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Akaska?

In August, in Akaska, South Dakota, the average high-temperature is 84.2°F (29°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the least humid month in Akaska?

With an average relative humidity of 52%, August is the least humid month in Akaska, South Dakota.

What is the average humidity in August in Akaska?

In August, the average relative humidity in Akaska, South Dakota, is 52%.

How much does it rain in Akaska in August?

In Akaska, South Dakota, in August, it is raining for 10.4 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Akaska?

In Akaska, South Dakota, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Akaska have in August?

In Akaska, South Dakota, the average length of the day in August is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Akaska?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Akaska?

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 Akaska?

In Akaska, South Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Akaska, SD

Average temperature in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.3°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 (9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Akaska, SD

Average pressure in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average pressure in August: 29.9"

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

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Average wind speed in August
Akaska, SD

Average wind speed in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (9.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Akaska, SD

Average humidity in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average humidity in August: 52%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (52%).

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Average rainfall in August
Akaska, SD

Average rainfall in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.32").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in August
Akaska, SD

Average rainfall days in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Akaska, SD

Average snowfall in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.98").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Akaska, SD

Average snowfall days in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.8 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
Akaska, SD

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average daylight in August: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Akaska, SD

Average sunshine days in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average sunshine days in August: 18 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Akaska, SD

Average UV index in August - Akaska, SD
  • 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 and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Akaska, SD

Average cloud cover in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average cloud cover in August: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 56).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in August
Akaska, SD

Average visibility in August - Akaska, SD
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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