August weather forecast and climate
Buena Vista, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Buena Vista, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 72.1°F (22.3°C) and an average high of 92.7°F (33.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 92.7°F (33.7°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a burning hot 117.9°F (47.7°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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy), 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. 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.
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 surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Buena Vista, the average relative humidity in August is 74%.

Rainfall

In Buena Vista, during August, the rain falls for 21.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Buena Vista, there are 171.5 rainfall days, and 35.47" (901mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Buena Vista is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Buena Vista, Alabama, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Buena Vista?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Buena Vista, is 92.7°F (33.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 117.9°F (47.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Buena Vista?

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

How much does it rain in Buena Vista in August?

In Buena Vista, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 21.3 days, with typically 3.66" (93mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Buena Vista?

April through November are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in August in Buena Vista?

The average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Buena Vista have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Buena Vista is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Buena Vista?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Buena Vista, Alabama.

How high is the UV index in August in Buena Vista?

In Buena Vista, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72.1°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

Average pressure in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Buena Vista, 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 (70%).

Average rainfall in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.66"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.93").

Average rainfall days in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

Average snowfall in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.31").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 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 - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average sunshine days in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.4 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Buena Vista, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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