Average Weather in August in Parker City Indiana, United States
In Parker City, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 2°F, from 82°F to 80°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 90°F or dropping below 72°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 64°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 72°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Parker City typically range from 65°F to 83°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 20°F to 34°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in August
The month of August in Parker City experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 32% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 31% on August 23.
The clearest day of the month is August 23, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 69% of the time.
For reference, on January 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 61%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 69%.
Cloud Cover in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Parker City, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 37% and ending it at 29%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 41% on June 15, and its lowest chance is 19% on January 29.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Parker City is essentially constant, remaining about 2.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.1 inches or falling below 0.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Parker City, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 10 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 19 seconds, and weekly decrease of 16 minutes, 16 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 6 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 16 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Parker City is 6:39 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 29 minutes later at 7:07 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:54 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 41 minutes earlier at 8:13 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Parker City during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:11 AM and sets 15 hours, 2 minutes later, at 9:13 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:59 AM and sets 9 hours, 18 minutes later, at 5:18 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Parker City is rapidly decreasing during August, falling from 50% to 33% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 51% of the time, while on November 18, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Parker City is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 3.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 15, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.8 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 3.8 miles per hour on August 4.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Parker City is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 0.8 kWh, from 6.6 kWh to 5.8 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Parker City are 40.189 deg latitude, -85.204 deg longitude, and 1,010 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Parker City is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 66 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,016 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (453 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (761 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Parker City is covered by cropland (98%), within 10 miles by cropland (94%), and within 50 miles by cropland (92%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Parker City year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Parker City.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Parker City according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Parker City is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Parker City and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .