August weather forecast
Covington, KY

Covington City, Kentucky as well as the city of Cincinnati, with three large bridges over the river
Covington City, Kentucky as well as the city of Cincinnati, with three large bridges over the river

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Covington, Kentucky, with an average temperature fluctuating between 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Temperature

In Covington, Kentucky, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 83.8°F (28.8°C). In Covington, in August, the average low-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 91.4°F (33°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', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, 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 months with the lowest humidity in Covington, Kentucky, are August through October, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13.6 days. Throughout August, 1.97" (50mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 150.9 rainfall days, and 27.64" (702mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Covington, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In Covington, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 39min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 8:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 8:10 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Covington, Kentucky, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Covington?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 83.8°F (28.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 91.4°F (33°C).

What is the least humid month in Covington?

August through October, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Covington, Kentucky.

What is the average humidity in August in Covington?

In Covington, Kentucky, the average relative humidity in August is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Covington?

In Covington, in August, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 1.97" (50mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Covington?

May through October are months without snowfall in Covington, Kentucky.

How many hours of daylight does Covington have in August?

In Covington, the average day length in August is 13h and 39min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Covington?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 8:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 8:10 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Covington?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 10.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Covington?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Covington?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Covington, Kentucky, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Covington, KY

Average temperature in August - Covington, KY
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Covington, KY

Average pressure in August - Covington, KY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Covington, KY

Average wind speed in August - Covington, KY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Covington, KY

Average humidity in August - Covington, KY
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August, September and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Covington, KY

Average rainfall in August - Covington, KY
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.27").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in August
Covington, KY

Average rainfall days in August - Covington, KY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Covington, KY

Average snowfall in August - Covington, KY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Covington, KY

Average snowfall days in August - Covington, KY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5.5 days).
The 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
Covington, KY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Covington, KY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Covington, KY

Average sunshine days in August - Covington, KY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Covington, KY

Average UV index in August - Covington, KY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Covington, KY

Average cloud cover in August - Covington, KY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in August
Covington, KY

Average visibility in August - Covington, KY
  • 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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