August weather forecast and climate
Barton, AL

August, the last month of the summer, in Barton, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 68.9°F (20.5°C) and an average high of 88.3°F (31.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 68.9°F (20.5°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a scorching 104.2°F (40.1°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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind), and activity. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. 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 Barton, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Barton, Alabama, the rain falls for 17.6 days. Throughout August, 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Barton, there are 170.1 rainfall days, and 40.12" (1019mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Barton.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Barton is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Barton are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Barton?

In Barton, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.9°F (20.5°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Barton?

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

How much does it rain in Barton in August?

In Barton, Alabama, in August, during 17.6 rainfall days, 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Barton?

In Barton, Alabama, snow does not fall in May through October.

How many hours of daylight does Barton have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Barton have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Barton is 10.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Barton?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Barton?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Barton, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.9°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 (33.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Barton, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

Average wind speed in August - Barton, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.6mph).

Average humidity in August - Barton, 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 - Barton, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.28").

Average rainfall days in August - Barton, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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

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

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.3 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 - Barton, 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: 10.1h

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

Average sunshine days in August - Barton, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Barton, 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).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 31).

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

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