August weather forecast and climate
Attalla, AL

August, the last month of the summer, in Attalla, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 68.7°F (20.4°C) and an average high of 89.1°F (31.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 89.1°F (31.7°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a scorching 105.8°F (41°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like metabolic differences, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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

The average relative humidity in Attalla is 74%.

Rainfall

In August, in Attalla, the rain falls for 19.3 days. Throughout August, 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Attalla, there are 175.9 rainfall days, and 39.41" (1001mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Attalla, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Attalla, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Attalla, Alabama, the average sunshine 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 reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Attalla?

In August, the average high-temperature is 89.1°F (31.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is evaluated at 105.8°F (41°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Attalla?

In August, the average relative humidity in Attalla, Alabama, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Attalla?

In Attalla, Alabama, during August, the rain falls for 19.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Attalla?

April through October are months without snowfall.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Attalla have in August?

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

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Attalla?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Attalla, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Attalla, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.7°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).

Average pressure in August - Attalla, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 30"

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Attalla, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

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

Average rainfall in August - Attalla, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.58"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.17").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and October (2.4").

Average rainfall days in August - Attalla, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.4 days).

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

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

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.7 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 - Attalla, 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average sunshine days in August - Attalla, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Attalla, 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 - Attalla, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in August - Attalla, 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).