August weather forecast and climate
Dripping Springs, AL

August, the last month of the summer, in Dripping Springs, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 88.3°F (31.3°C) and min 69.3°F (20.7°C).

Temperature

In Dripping Springs, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 69.3°F (20.7°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a scorching 104.2°F (40.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy 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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing), 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Dripping Springs, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Dripping Springs, the rain falls for 19.3 days. Throughout August, 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Dripping Springs, there are 176.2 rainfall days, and 40.43" (1027mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Dripping Springs, Alabama.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Dripping Springs, Alabama, is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Dripping Springs are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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. 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 Dripping Springs?

In Dripping Springs, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Dripping Springs?

The average relative humidity in August in Dripping Springs is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Dripping Springs?

In Dripping Springs, Alabama, during August, the rain falls for 19.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Dripping Springs?

In Dripping Springs snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Dripping Springs have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Dripping Springs, Alabama, is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dripping Springs have in August?

In Dripping Springs, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Dripping Springs?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Dripping Springs?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Dripping Springs, Alabama, 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 - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

Average pressure in August - Dripping Springs, 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 - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.6mph).

Average humidity in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.58"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.36").

Average rainfall days in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.67").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.5 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 - Dripping Springs, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Dripping Springs, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

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

Average visibility in August - Dripping Springs, 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).