August weather forecast and climate
Jackson, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Jackson, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 92.1°F (33.4°C) and an average low of 72.3°F (22.4°C).

Temperature

In Jackson, Alabama, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 92.1°F (33.4°C). In August, in Jackson, the average low-temperature is 72.3°F (22.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a life-threatening hot 117°F (47.2°C). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
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', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. 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. 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 August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Jackson, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 23.1 days, with typically 4.37" (111mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Jackson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173.9 days and collects up to 35.63" (905mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Jackson.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 Jackson?

In August, the average high-temperature is 92.1°F (33.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.3°F (22.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to 117°F (47.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Jackson?

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

How much does it rain in Jackson in August?

In Jackson, during August, the rain falls for 23.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Jackson?

In Jackson, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Jackson?

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

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

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Jackson, Alabama.

How high is the UV index in August in Jackson?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Jackson, Alabama, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Jackson, AL

Average temperature in August - Jackson, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Jackson, AL

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in August
Jackson, AL

Average wind speed in August - Jackson, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Jackson, AL

Average humidity in August - Jackson, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Jackson, AL

Average rainfall in August - Jackson, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.37"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
Jackson, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Jackson, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 23.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Jackson, AL

Average snowfall in August - Jackson, 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
Jackson, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Jackson, 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
Jackson, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Jackson, 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 February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Jackson, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Jackson, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Jackson, AL

Average UV index in August - Jackson, 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
Jackson, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Jackson, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Jackson, AL

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

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

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