August weather forecast and climate
Dry Forks, AL

August, the last month of the summer, in Dry Forks, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 72.1°F (22.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 92.7°F (33.7°C). In Dry Forks, the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to a burning hot 117.9°F (47.7°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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, wind), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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. 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

In Dry Forks, the average relative humidity in August is 74%.

Rainfall

In Dry Forks, during August, the rain falls for 21.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Dry Forks, there are 171.5 rainfall days, and 35.47" (901mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Dry Forks snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In Dry Forks, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Dry Forks is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Dry Forks, Alabama, 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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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. 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 Dry Forks?

In Dry Forks, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 92.7°F (33.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 117.9°F (47.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Dry Forks?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Dry Forks?

In August, in Dry Forks, Alabama, the rain falls for 21.3 days. Throughout August, 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Dry Forks?

April through November are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in August in Dry Forks?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Dry Forks?

In Dry Forks, Alabama, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Dry Forks?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Dry Forks?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Dry Forks is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Dry Forks, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°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 - Dry Forks, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

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

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Dry Forks, 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 (70%).

Average rainfall in August - Dry Forks, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.66"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.93").

Average rainfall days in August - Dry Forks, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

Average snowfall in August - Dry Forks, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

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

Average snowfall days in August - Dry Forks, 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 - Dry Forks, 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: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average sunshine days in August - Dry Forks, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.4 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.6 days).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Dry Forks, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, July, August, September and December (5mi).