August weather forecast and climate
Ashland, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Ashland, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 69.4°F (20.8°C) and max 88.3°F (31.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). In August, in Ashland, the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a blistering 104.2°F (40.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 22.2 days and typically aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ashland is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the 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 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 Ashland?

In Ashland, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Ashland?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Ashland?

In Ashland, in August, it is raining for 22.2 days, with typically 4.37" (111mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Ashland?

The month with the most rainfall in Ashland, Alabama, is August when the rain falls for 22.2 days and typically aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ashland?

In Ashland, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

In August, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ashland?

In Ashland, Alabama, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Ashland?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Ashland is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Ashland, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.4°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

Average pressure in August - Ashland, 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 - Ashland, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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

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

Average rainfall in August - Ashland, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.37"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

Average rainfall days in August - Ashland, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.67").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 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 - Ashland, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

Average sunshine days in August - Ashland, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.8 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Ashland, 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, February, November and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in August - Ashland, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Ashland, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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