August weather forecast and climate
Harkins Crossroads, AL

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Harkins Crossroads, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 88.3°F (31.3°C) and an average low of 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Temperature

In Harkins Crossroads, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to an extremely hot 104.2°F (40.1°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, clothing). 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 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, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. 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

In Harkins Crossroads, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 22.2 days and typically aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Harkins Crossroads.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Harkins Crossroads is 10.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Harkins Crossroads?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Harkins Crossroads, Alabama, is 88.3°F (31.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is estimated at 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Harkins Crossroads?

In Harkins Crossroads, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Harkins Crossroads in August?

In Harkins Crossroads, Alabama, during August, the rain falls for 22.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Harkins Crossroads?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 22.2 days and typically aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Harkins Crossroads?

In Harkins Crossroads snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the average length of the day in August in Harkins Crossroads?

In Harkins Crossroads, Alabama, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Harkins Crossroads have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Harkins Crossroads is 10.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Harkins Crossroads?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Harkins Crossroads?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Harkins Crossroads, 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 (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.4°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

Average pressure in August - Harkins Crossroads, 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 - Harkins Crossroads, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

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

Average humidity in August - Harkins Crossroads, 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 (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Harkins Crossroads, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.37"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

Average rainfall days in August - Harkins Crossroads, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

Average snowfall in August - Harkins Crossroads, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

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

Average snowfall days in August - Harkins Crossroads, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.4 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 - Harkins Crossroads, 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: 10.1h

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

Average sunshine days in August - Harkins Crossroads, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.8 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Harkins Crossroads, 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).

Average cloud cover in August - Harkins Crossroads, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Harkins Crossroads, 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).