August weather forecast and climate
Dosterville, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Dosterville, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 72.1°F (22.3°C) and 90.7°F (32.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 90.7°F (32.6°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to a blistering 111°F (43.9°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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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 August, the average relative humidity in Dosterville is 74%.

Rainfall

In Dosterville, it is raining for 19.8 days, with typically 3.82" (97mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 168.8 rainfall days, and 38.74" (984mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Dosterville snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Dosterville, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Dosterville is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected 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 and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 Dosterville?

In Dosterville, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 90.7°F (32.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 111°F (43.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Dosterville?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Dosterville?

In Dosterville, in August, during 19.8 rainfall days, 3.82" (97mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Dosterville?

In Dosterville snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Dosterville have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Dosterville have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Dosterville is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Dosterville?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Dosterville 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 - Dosterville, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.3°F).

Average pressure in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

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

Average wind speed in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.8mph).

Average humidity in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.82"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.28").

Average rainfall days in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - Dosterville, 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, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Dosterville, 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 - Dosterville, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

Average UV index in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

Average cloud cover in August - Dosterville, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in August - Dosterville, 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).