August weather forecast and climate
Arab, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Arab, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 88°F (31.1°C).

Temperature

In Arab, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 88°F (31.1°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a very hot 103.6°F (39.8°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 the 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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 Arab, Alabama, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Arab, in August, it is raining for 18.9 days, with typically 3.82" (97mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Arab, there are 172.8 rainfall days, and 41.26" (1048mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Arab snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Arab is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Arab. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in August in Arab?

In Arab, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 88°F (31.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 103.6°F (39.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Arab?

In Arab, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Arab?

In Arab, in August, during 18.9 rainfall days, 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Arab?

April through October are months without snowfall in Arab, Alabama.

How many hours of daylight does Arab have in August?

In Arab, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Arab have in August?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Arab?

Months with the highest UV index in Arab are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Arab?

In Arab, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Arab, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.4°F).

Average pressure in August - Arab, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98").

Average wind speed in August - Arab, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (7.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Arab, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Arab, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.82"

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

Average rainfall days in August - Arab, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.83").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Arab, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average sunshine days in August - Arab, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.6 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Arab, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Arab, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).