August weather forecast and climate
Black Bottom, AL

August, the last month of the summer, in Black Bottom, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 69.3°F (20.7°C) and an average high of 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). The average low-temperature, in Black Bottom, is 69.3°F (20.7°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 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. 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', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, clothing), 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 normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

In Black Bottom, in August, it is raining for 19.3 days, with typically 3.58" (91mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 176.2 rainfall days, and 40.43" (1027mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Black Bottom snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Black Bottom is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August 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.

What is the temperature in August in Black Bottom?

In August, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Black Bottom?

The average relative humidity in August in Black Bottom, Alabama, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Black Bottom in August?

In Black Bottom, Alabama, in August, during 19.3 rainfall days, 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Black Bottom?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Black Bottom have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Black Bottom?

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Black Bottom?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Black Bottom?

In Black Bottom, 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 rays.
Average temperature in August - Black Bottom, 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 (48.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

Average pressure in August - Black Bottom, 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 - Black Bottom, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.6mph

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

Average humidity in August - Black Bottom, 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 (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Black Bottom, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.58"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.36").

Average rainfall days in August - Black Bottom, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - Black Bottom, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

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

Average snowfall days in August - Black Bottom, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.5 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 - Black Bottom, 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 June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in August - Black Bottom, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Black Bottom, 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 - Black Bottom, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

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

Average visibility in August - Black Bottom, 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).