August weather forecast and climate
Arkadelphia, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Arkadelphia, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 90.1°F (32.3°C) and an average low of 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 90.1°F (32.3°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a scorching 108.5°F (42.5°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy), 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 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. 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

The average relative humidity in Arkadelphia, Alabama, is 73%.

Rainfall

The wettest months in Arkadelphia are July and August, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of rainfall.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall in Arkadelphia.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Arkadelphia is 10.4h.

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Arkadelphia. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 Arkadelphia?

In Arkadelphia, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 90.1°F (32.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 108.5°F (42.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Arkadelphia?

In August, the average relative humidity in Arkadelphia, Alabama, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in Arkadelphia?

In August, in Arkadelphia, Alabama, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout August, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Arkadelphia?

The wettest months in Arkadelphia are July and August, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of rainfall.

When it does not snow in Arkadelphia?

March through October are months without snowfall in Arkadelphia, Alabama.

What is the average length of the day in August in Arkadelphia?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Arkadelphia?

In August, the average sunshine in Arkadelphia is 10.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Arkadelphia?

Months with the highest UV index in Arkadelphia, Alabama, are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Arkadelphia?

In Arkadelphia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.3°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

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

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.46"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.75").

Average rainfall days in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (7.1 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Arkadelphia, 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: 10.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

Average UV index in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

Average cloud cover in August - Arkadelphia, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

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

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