August weather forecast and climate
Gilead, NE

August, the last month of the summer, in Gilead, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Gilead, Nebraska, is 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 94.3°F (34.6°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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

In Gilead, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13.2 days. Throughout August, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 116.1 rainfall days, and 21.02" (534mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Gilead, Nebraska.

Daylight

In Gilead, the average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Gilead?

In August, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 94.3°F (34.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gilead?

The average relative humidity in August is 70%.

How much does it rain in Gilead in August?

In Gilead, Nebraska, in August, during 13.2 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gilead?

June through September are months without snowfall in Gilead, Nebraska.

What is the average length of the day in August in Gilead?

In Gilead, the average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Gilead?

In Gilead, Nebraska, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Gilead?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Gilead, Nebraska, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.5°C).

Average pressure in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.9mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average wind speed in August: 13.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (18.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (13.2km/h).

Average humidity in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average humidity in August: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (62%).

Average rainfall in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average rainfall in August: 71mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (17mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (3.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (72mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

Average sunshine days in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.3 days).

Average UV index in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in August - Gilead, NE
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are March, June, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, April, May, July, August, September and December (9km).