August weather forecast and climate
Chatom, AL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Chatom, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average low of 73.6°F (23.1°C) and an average high of 91.9°F (33.3°C).

Temperature

In Chatom, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 91.9°F (33.3°C). In Chatom, the average low-temperature is 73.6°F (23.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a burning hot 116.2°F (46.8°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, clothing, 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. 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 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 Chatom is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Chatom, Alabama, is August when the rain falls for 23.8 days and typically aggregates up to 5.08" (129mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Chatom, Alabama.

Daylight

In Chatom, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Chatom is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Chatom 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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Chatom?

In August, in Chatom, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 91.9°F (33.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 73.6°F (23.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is calculated to 116.2°F (46.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Chatom?

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Chatom?

In Chatom, in August, it is raining for 23.8 days, with typically 5.08" (129mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Chatom?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 23.8 days and typically aggregates up to 5.08" (129mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Chatom?

In Chatom, Alabama, snow does not fall in March through November.

How many hours of daylight does Chatom have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Chatom have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Chatom?

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Chatom?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Chatom is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Chatom, AL

Average temperature in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 91.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 73.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Chatom, AL

Average pressure in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in August
Chatom, AL

Average wind speed in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Chatom, AL

Average humidity in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Chatom, AL

Average rainfall in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 5.08"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.08").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in August
Chatom, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 23.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Chatom, AL

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Chatom, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Chatom, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Chatom, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.1).

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Average sunshine days in August
Chatom, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Chatom, AL

Average UV index in August - Chatom, 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Chatom, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Chatom, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Chatom, AL

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

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

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