August weather forecast and climate
Gilbertown, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Gilbertown, is another hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 72°F (22.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 92.3°F (33.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Gilbertown, is 72°F (22.2°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a burning hot 116.6°F (47°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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, pregnancy, metabolic differences). 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 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. 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

The average relative humidity in Gilbertown is 74%.

Rainfall

In Gilbertown, Alabama, during August, the rain falls for 18.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Gilbertown, Alabama, there are 138.6 rainfall days, and 19.33" (491mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Gilbertown snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Gilbertown. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Gilbertown?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 92.3°F (33.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 116.6°F (47°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gilbertown?

The average relative humidity in August in Gilbertown is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Gilbertown?

In Gilbertown, Alabama, in August, during 18.3 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gilbertown?

In Gilbertown snow does not fall in April through November.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Gilbertown have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Gilbertown?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average temperature in August - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average pressure in August - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in August
Gilbertown, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Gilbertown, AL

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average rainfall in August - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Gilbertown, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Gilbertown, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gilbertown, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average UV index in August - Gilbertown, 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

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

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Average visibility in August
Gilbertown, AL

Average visibility in August - Gilbertown, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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