August weather forecast and climate
Clay, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Clay, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 69.8°F (21°C).

Temperature

In Clay, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 89.2°F (31.8°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a scorching 106.3°F (41.3°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, 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 normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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 Clay is 74%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Clay is August when the rain falls for 17.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Clay is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 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. 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 Clay?

In Clay, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 89.2°F (31.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 106.3°F (41.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Clay?

The average relative humidity in August is 74%.

How much does it rain in Clay in August?

In Clay, Alabama, during August, the rain falls for 17.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Clay?

The month with the most rainfall in Clay, Alabama, is August when the rain falls for 17.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Clay?

In Clay, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Clay have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Clay?

In Clay, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Clay?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Clay, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.9°F).

Average pressure in August - Clay, 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 - Clay, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

Average humidity in August - Clay, 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 (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Clay, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.06").

Average rainfall days in August - Clay, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.2").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1 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 - Clay, 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: 10.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

Average sunshine days in August - Clay, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Clay, 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 - Clay, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in August - Clay, 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).