In the last 38 years the highest measured August temperature in Kansas City was 110 degrees Fahrenheit, measured on August 7, 1984, and the normal high is 87. The lowest documented temperature for Kansas City for the past 38 years in August was 48 most recently measured on August 29, 1986, and the typical low is 66.
US National Weather Service Kansas City August Weather data records that on August 26, 1992, the high temperature did not exceed 65 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Kansas City in the past 38 years. Weather Service records additionally show that on August 19, 1980, the recorded low temperature for the day did not drop below 86 degrees, the highest low measured in Kansas City in the last 38 years.
National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Kansas City on August First averages 89 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 87 degrees. The daily low temperature in Kansas City on August First averages 71 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of August averages 68 degrees.
Kansas City typically receives an average of 3.54 inches of precipitation during the month. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by August Kansas City Weather data, was 7.45 inches on August 15, 1969.