August weather forecast and climate
Gantts Junction, AL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Gantts Junction, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 89.4°F (31.9°C) and an average low of 69.6°F (20.9°C).

Temperature

In Gantts Junction, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 89.4°F (31.9°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 69.6°F (20.9°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at an extremely hot 107.6°F (42°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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, clothing). 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 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In Gantts Junction, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 16.7 days and typically aggregates up to 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Gantts Junction snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Gantts Junction, Alabama, is 13.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Gantts Junction, Alabama, is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Gantts Junction?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 89.4°F (31.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 69.6°F (20.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is evaluated at 107.6°F (42°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gantts Junction?

In Gantts Junction, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Gantts Junction?

In Gantts Junction, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 1.57" (40mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Gantts Junction?

The month with the most rainfall in Gantts Junction, Alabama, is August when the rain falls for 16.7 days and typically aggregates up to 1.57" (40mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gantts Junction?

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

How many hours of daylight does Gantts Junction have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Gantts Junction, Alabama, is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Gantts Junction?

The average sunshine in August in Gantts Junction, Alabama, is 10.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Gantts Junction?

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Gantts Junction?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Gantts Junction, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average temperature in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average pressure in August - Gantts Junction, 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").

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Average wind speed in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average wind speed in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average humidity in August - Gantts Junction, 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%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average rainfall in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.57"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.57").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average snowfall in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.12").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gantts Junction, 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: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average UV index in August - Gantts Junction, 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, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Gantts Junction, AL

Average visibility in August - Gantts Junction, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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