August weather forecast and climate
Colvins Gap, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Colvins Gap, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 89.1°F (31.7°C) and 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Temperature

In Colvins Gap, Alabama, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 89.1°F (31.7°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at an extremely hot 105.8°F (41°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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 surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Colvins Gap is 74%.

Rainfall

In Colvins Gap, during August, the rain falls for 18.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Colvins Gap, there are 171.3 rainfall days, and 37.83" (961mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Colvins Gap are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 Colvins Gap?

In August, in Colvins Gap, the average high-temperature is 89.1°F (31.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is appraised at 105.8°F (41°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Colvins Gap?

In August, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How much does it rain in Colvins Gap in August?

In August, in Colvins Gap, the rain falls for 18.9 days. Throughout August, 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Colvins Gap?

April through October are months without snowfall in Colvins Gap, Alabama.

How many hours of daylight does Colvins Gap have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Colvins Gap?

The average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Colvins Gap?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Colvins Gap?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Colvins Gap, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.1°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 (49.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.2°F).

Average pressure in August - Colvins Gap, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 30"

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 - Colvins Gap, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Colvins Gap, 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 - Colvins Gap, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.31"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February and December (3.9").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.32").

Average rainfall days in August - Colvins Gap, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.7 days).

Average snowfall in August - Colvins Gap, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.43").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Colvins Gap, 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 May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Colvins Gap, 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: 10.1h

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

Average sunshine days in August - Colvins Gap, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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

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

Average visibility in August - Colvins Gap, 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).