August weather forecast
Independence, MO

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Independence, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 84.7°F (29.3°C) and min 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a moderately hot 84.7°F (29.3°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a hot 94.5°F (34.7°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

In Independence, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Independence, in August, during 13.9 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Independence, during the entire year, the rain falls for 132.1 days and collects up to 26.97" (685mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Independence.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Independence is 13h and 39min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:29 pm. On the last day of August, in Independence, Missouri, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:50 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Independence is 10.1h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Independence are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 Independence?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 84.7°F (29.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is evaluated at 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Independence?

In Independence, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How much does it rain in Independence in August?

In Independence, Missouri, in August, it is raining for 13.9 days, with typically 2.87" (73mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Independence?

In Independence, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Independence have in August?

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Independence?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:29 pm. On the last day of the month, in Independence, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:50 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Independence?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Independence, Missouri, is 10.1h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Independence, Missouri, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Independence?

In Independence, Missouri, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Independence, MO

Average temperature in August - Independence, MO
  • Average high temperature in August: 84.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Independence, MO

Average pressure in August - Independence, MO
  • 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 (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Independence, MO

Average wind speed in August - Independence, MO
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Independence, MO

Average humidity in August - Independence, MO
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Independence, MO

Average rainfall in August - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in August
Independence, MO

Average rainfall days in August - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Independence, MO

Average snowfall in August - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.58").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Independence, MO

Average snowfall days in August - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.5 days).
The 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
Independence, MO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Independence, MO
  • 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 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Independence, MO

Average sunshine days in August - Independence, MO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Independence, MO

Average UV index in August - Independence, MO
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Independence, MO

Average cloud cover in August - Independence, MO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Independence, MO

Average visibility in August - Independence, MO
  • 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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