August weather forecast and climate
Dovertown, AL

August, the last month of the summer, in Dovertown, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between min 70.3°F (21.3°C) and max 90.1°F (32.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 90.1°F (32.3°C). In Dovertown, in August, the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 108.5°F (42.5°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. 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', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, pregnancy), 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 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. 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 Dovertown is 73%.

Rainfall

The wettest months in Dovertown are July and August, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of rainfall.

Snowfall

In Dovertown snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dovertown is 10.4h.

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Dovertown?

In Dovertown, in August, the average high-temperature is 90.1°F (32.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 108.5°F (42.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Dovertown?

In August, the average relative humidity in Dovertown is 73%.

How much does it rain in Dovertown in August?

In August, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout August, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Dovertown?

The wettest months are July and August, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of rainfall.

When it does not snow in Dovertown?

In Dovertown, Alabama, snow does not fall in March through October.

What is the average length of the day in August in Dovertown?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Dovertown have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Dovertown is 10.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Dovertown?

Months with the highest UV index are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Dovertown?

In Dovertown, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.3°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98").

Average wind speed in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.46"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.75").

Average rainfall days in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are October and November (7.1 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.3 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 - Dovertown, 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: 10.4h

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

Average sunshine days in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.5 days).

Average UV index in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Dovertown, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in August - Dovertown, 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).