August weather forecast
Wichita Falls, TX

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A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA
A series of three waterfalls in the scenic Wichita Falls, Texas USA

Weather in August

August is recognized as the peak of summer in Wichita Falls, sharing some heatwave conditions identical to July. August sustains warm and dry weather static with the lowest relative humidity reading. However, it also records a rainfall increase to 1.65" (42mm), marking the commencement of the transition to fall. August also sees a minor reduction in daylight hours. As days pass, signs of summer's end turn evident, accompanied by a warm and humid environment.

Temperature

August stands out as Wichita Falls's warmest month, with temperatures ranging between an average high of 97.3°F (36.3°C) and a low of 75.7°F (24.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at an extremely hot 111.2°F (44°C). Stay mindful: Heat exhaustion and heat cramps are likely. Heatstroke could follow extended physical effort.
From a standpoint of the heat index, values pertain to shaded conditions and mild breezes. The heat index values could be amplified by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'feels like', is a single figure representing how weather conditions feel when combining temperature and humidity. One's weather perception can be influenced by a range of factors including metabolic differences, being pregnant, and their level of physical activity. Take note that direct exposure to the sun can increase the felt temperature, possibly adding 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees to the heat index. Heat index values are highly critical to babies and toddlers. Young individuals are typically more threatened than adults due to their reduced perspiration. Also, the larger skin surface proportionate to their small bodies and the increased heat from their activities magnify their risk.
Evaporating sweat, an outcome of perspiration, is key in assisting the human body to moderate its temperature. In circumstances of high air temperature and humidity (high heat index), the body's perspiration is restricted, heightening the feeling of warmth. Overheating can ensue when the body accumulates more heat than it can release, and dehydration severity may vary.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 50%, August is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Wichita Falls, in August, during 10.3 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 104.1 rainfall days, and 21.22" (539mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Wichita Falls is 13h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 8:34 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 8:00 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Wichita Falls is 10.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the maximum UV index of 7 suggests these recommendations:
Elude overexposure. Fair-skinned people could get burnt in less than 20 minutes. Avoid direct sunlight between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. Keep in mind that shade structures may not provide complete protection. Shield yourself from the harmful effects of UV radiation with sun-protective attire, a hat, and quality sunglasses.

Frequently asked questions

What is the hottest time of year?

The warmest period in Wichita Falls tends to be August, when average temperatures fluctuate between a high of 97.3°F (36.3°C) and a low of 75.7°F (24.3°C).

How hot does it get in Wichita Falls in August?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Wichita Falls, is 97.3°F (36.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 75.7°F (24.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is estimated at 111.2°F (44°C).

What is the least humid month?

The least humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 50%.

What is the average humidity in August in Wichita Falls?

In Wichita Falls, Texas, the average relative humidity in August is 50%.

How many days does it rain in August?

In Wichita Falls, in August, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow?

May through October are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in August?

The average day length in August is 13h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 8:34 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 8:00 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Wichita Falls have in August?

In Wichita Falls, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average temperature in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average high temperature in August: 97.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (97.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (53.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 75.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36°F).

Average pressure in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average pressure in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average pressure in August: 29.91"Hg

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

Average wind speed in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average wind speed in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (8.1mph).

Average humidity in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average humidity in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average humidity in August: 50%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

Average rainfall in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.87").

Average rainfall days in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average rainfall days in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.06").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average snowfall days in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average sunshine days in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average sunshine days in August: 18.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (15.8 days).

Average UV index in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average UV index in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average cloud cover in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average cloud cover in August: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 19).

Average visibility in August
Wichita Falls, TX

Average visibility in August - Wichita Falls, TX
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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