August weather forecast and climate
Brookside, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Brookside, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 71.1°F (21.7°C) and max 90.1°F (32.3°C).

Temperature

In Brookside, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still hot 90.1°F (32.3°C). In Brookside, the average low-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a blistering 107.8°F (42.1°C). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, 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. 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. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Brookside is 72%.

Rainfall

In Brookside, in August, during 20.2 rainfall days, 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Brookside, there are 173.7 rainfall days, and 40" (1016mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Brookside snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

August is the month with the highest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Brookside?

In August, in Brookside, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 90.1°F (32.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is estimated at 107.8°F (42.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Brookside?

In August, the average relative humidity is 72%.

How much does it rain in Brookside in August?

In August, the rain falls for 20.2 days. Throughout August, 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Brookside?

In Brookside snow does not fall in April through October.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Brookside?

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

When is the highest UV index in Brookside?

August is the month with the highest UV index in Brookside, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Brookside?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Brookside is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Brookside, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98").

Average wind speed in August - Brookside, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Brookside, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are September and October (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Brookside, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.74"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.24").

Average rainfall days in August - Brookside, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.6 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Brookside, 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: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

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

Average sunshine days in August - Brookside, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.5 days).

Average UV index in August - Brookside, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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

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 - Brookside, 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).