August weather forecast
Canton, SD

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Canton, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 81.1°F (27.3°C) and min 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81.1°F (27.3°C). In Canton, in August, the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at 85.6°F (29.8°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. 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. 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 August, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In August, in Canton, the rain falls for 13.2 days. Throughout August, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 119.2 rainfall days, and 21.73" (552mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Canton, South Dakota, is 13h and 54min.
On the first day of August in Canton, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 8:48 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 8:03 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Canton, the average sunshine in August is 9.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Canton is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Canton?

In Canton, South Dakota, in August, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 85.6°F (29.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Canton?

In Canton, South Dakota, the average relative humidity in August is 74%.

How much does it rain in Canton in August?

In Canton, South Dakota, during August, the rain falls for 13.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Canton?

In Canton, South Dakota, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Canton have in August?

In Canton, the average day length in August is 13h and 54min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Canton?

On the first day of August in Canton, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 8:48 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:49 am and sunset at 8:03 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Canton have in August?

In Canton, South Dakota, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.9h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Canton?

In Canton, South Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Canton, SD

Average temperature in August - Canton, SD
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Canton, SD

Average pressure in August - Canton, SD
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Canton, SD

Average wind speed in August - Canton, SD
  • Average wind speed in August: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Canton, SD

Average humidity in August - Canton, SD
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (66%).

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Average rainfall in August
Canton, SD

Average rainfall in August - Canton, SD
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.35").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and November (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in August
Canton, SD

Average rainfall days in August - Canton, SD
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Canton, SD

Average snowfall in August - Canton, SD
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.54").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Canton, SD

Average snowfall days in August - Canton, SD
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.9 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
Canton, SD

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Canton, SD
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 54min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Canton, SD

Average sunshine days in August - Canton, SD
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Canton, SD

Average UV index in August - Canton, SD
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (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
Canton, SD

Average cloud cover in August - Canton, SD
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Canton, SD

Average visibility in August - Canton, SD
  • 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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