August weather forecast and climate
Dickinson, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Dickinson, Alabama, with average temperature fluctuating between 72.1°F (22.3°C) and 92.3°F (33.5°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 92.3°F (33.5°C). In August, in Dickinson, the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a life-threatening hot 117.5°F (47.5°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
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', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, clothing). 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. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 22.5 days and accumulates 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Dickinson.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dickinson is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Dickinson?

In August, the average high-temperature is 92.3°F (33.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is evaluated at 117.5°F (47.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Dickinson?

The average relative humidity in August in Dickinson is 75%.

How much does it rain in Dickinson in August?

In Dickinson, Alabama, in August, during 22.5 rainfall days, 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Dickinson?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 22.5 days and typically aggregates up to 4.06" (103mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Dickinson?

In Dickinson snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Dickinson have in August?

In Dickinson, Alabama, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dickinson have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Dickinson, Alabama, is 10.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Dickinson?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Dickinson?

In Dickinson, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Dickinson, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.7°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 - Dickinson, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.2mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Dickinson, 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 (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Dickinson, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.06"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.09").

Average rainfall days in August - Dickinson, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.2 days).

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

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

Average snowfall days in August - Dickinson, 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 - Dickinson, 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).

Average sunshine days in August - Dickinson, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Dickinson, 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 - Dickinson, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Dickinson, 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).