August weather forecast and climate
Ashville, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Ashville, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 88.7°F (31.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Ashville, Alabama, is 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 105.3°F (40.7°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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Ashville, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Ashville, Alabama, in August, during 18.6 rainfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ashville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.8 days and collects up to 26.69" (678mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ashville, Alabama, is 10.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Ashville. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Ashville?

In Ashville, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.7°F (31.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is calculated to 105.3°F (40.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Ashville?

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How much does it rain in Ashville in August?

In Ashville, during August, the rain falls for 18.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ashville?

April through October are months without snowfall.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ashville have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Ashville, Alabama, is 10.3h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Ashville?

In Ashville, Alabama, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Ashville, AL

Average temperature in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Ashville, AL

Average pressure in August - Ashville, 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").

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Average wind speed in August
Ashville, AL

Average wind speed in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Ashville, AL

Average humidity in August - Ashville, 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%).

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Average rainfall in August
Ashville, AL

Average rainfall in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in August
Ashville, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Ashville, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.55").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Ashville, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
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
Ashville, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ashville, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Ashville, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Ashville, AL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Ashville, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Ashville, AL

Average visibility in August - Ashville, 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).

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