August weather forecast and climate
Athens, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Athens, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 87.8°F (31°C) and min 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 87.8°F (31°C). In Athens, in August, the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a torrid 102.6°F (39.2°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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and pregnancy 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
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 surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout August, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Athens, during the entire year, the rain falls for 132.4 days and collects up to 14.61" (371mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Athens.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Athens, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Athens?

In Athens, in August, the average high-temperature is 87.8°F (31°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 102.6°F (39.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Athens?

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Athens?

In Athens, in August, during 14.3 rainfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Athens?

In Athens snow does not fall in March through November.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Athens?

In August, the average sunshine in Athens, Alabama, is 10.2h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Athens?

In Athens, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Athens, AL

Average temperature in August - Athens, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Athens, AL

Average pressure in August - Athens, 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
Athens, AL

Average wind speed in August - Athens, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Athens, AL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Athens, AL

Average rainfall in August - Athens, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.42"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in August
Athens, AL

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Athens, AL

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.08").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Athens, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Athens, AL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Athens, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Athens, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Athens, AL

Average UV index in August - Athens, 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Athens, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Athens, AL

Average visibility in August - Athens, 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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