August weather forecast
Anderson, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Anderson, is also a hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 87.6°F (30.9°C) and min 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 87.6°F (30.9°C). In August, in Anderson, the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a very hot 102°F (38.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, pregnancy, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Anderson, the rain falls for 17.4 days. Throughout August, 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Anderson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164 days and collects up to 37.56" (954mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Anderson, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Anderson, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:17 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Anderson is 10.1h.

UV index

In Anderson, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Anderson?

In August, the average high-temperature is 87.6°F (30.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is evaluated at 102°F (38.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Anderson?

In August, the average relative humidity in Anderson, Alabama, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Anderson in August?

In Anderson, in August, it is raining for 17.4 days, with typically 3.31" (84mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Anderson?

In Anderson, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Anderson have in August?

In August, the average day length in Anderson is 13h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Anderson?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, in Anderson, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:17 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Anderson have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August is 10.1h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Anderson?

In Anderson, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Anderson, AL

Average temperature in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Anderson, AL

Average pressure in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Anderson, AL

Average wind speed in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Anderson, AL

Average humidity in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Anderson, AL

Average rainfall in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.31"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.25").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in August
Anderson, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Anderson, AL

Average snowfall in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.71").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Anderson, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Anderson, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Anderson, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Anderson, AL

Average UV index in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Anderson, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Anderson, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Anderson, AL

Average visibility in August - Anderson, AL
  • 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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