August weather forecast and climate
Armstead, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Armstead, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 87.6°F (30.9°C) and an average low of 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Temperature

In Armstead, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still hot 87.6°F (30.9°C). In Armstead, the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a very hot 102.6°F (39.2°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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 Armstead is 76%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 20.1 days and typically aggregates up to 4.41" (112mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Armstead.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Armstead, the average sunshine is 9.8h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the 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 adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Armstead?

In August, in Armstead, the average high-temperature is 87.6°F (30.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 102.6°F (39.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Armstead?

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

How much does it rain in Armstead in August?

In Armstead, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 20.1 days, with typically 4.41" (112mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Armstead?

The month with the most rainfall in Armstead is August when the rain falls for 20.1 days and typically aggregates up to 4.41" (112mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Armstead?

April through October are months without snowfall in Armstead.

How many hours of daylight does Armstead have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Armstead have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Armstead, Alabama, is 9.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Armstead?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Armstead?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Armstead, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Armstead, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.7°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 (34°F).

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

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

Average humidity in August - Armstead, 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 - Armstead, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.41"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.4").

Average rainfall days in August - Armstead, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.1 days).

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

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

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.2 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 - Armstead, 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: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in August - Armstead, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.8 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Armstead, 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 - Armstead, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 32).

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

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