August weather forecast
Monroe, LA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Monroe, Louisiana, with temperature in the range of an average high of 92.5°F (33.6°C) and an average low of 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

In Monroe, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still hot 92.5°F (33.6°C). In August, in Monroe, the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a blazing hot 114.8°F (46°C). Be wary: Heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Monroe is 72%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout August, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 149.8 rainfall days, and 35.51" (902mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Monroe, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 8:06 pm. On the last day of August, in Monroe, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:34 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Monroe is 10.2h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Monroe. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Monroe?

In August, in Monroe, the average high-temperature is 92.5°F (33.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is calculated to be 114.8°F (46°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Monroe?

In Monroe, the average relative humidity in August is 72%.

How much does it rain in Monroe in August?

In Monroe, in August, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 2.28" (58mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Monroe?

In Monroe, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Monroe have in August?

In Monroe, Louisiana, the average day length in August is 13h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Monroe?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 8:06 pm. On the last day of the month, in Monroe, Louisiana, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:34 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Monroe have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Monroe, Louisiana, is 10.2h.

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

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Monroe.

How high is the UV index in August in Monroe?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Monroe is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Monroe, LA

Average temperature in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 73°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Monroe, LA

Average pressure in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Monroe, LA

Average wind speed in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Monroe, LA

Average humidity in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Monroe, LA

Average rainfall in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in August
Monroe, LA

Average rainfall days in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Monroe, LA

Average snowfall in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Monroe, LA

Average snowfall days in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Monroe, LA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Monroe, LA

Average sunshine days in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Monroe, LA

Average UV index in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Monroe, LA

Average cloud cover in August - Monroe, LA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and October (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Monroe, LA

Average visibility in August - Monroe, LA
  • 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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