August weather forecast and climate
Joy, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Joy, is another hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 87.4°F (30.8°C). In August, in Joy, the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a torrid 102°F (38.9°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. 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 a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, wind), and activity. 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. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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

The average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Joy, Alabama, it is raining for 19.9 days, with typically 3.98" (101mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Joy, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.4 days and collects up to 41.42" (1052mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Joy, Alabama, is 10h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Joy?

In August, in Joy, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 87.4°F (30.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is appraised at 102°F (38.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Joy?

The average relative humidity in August in Joy is 76%.

How much does it rain in Joy in August?

In Joy, in August, during 19.9 rainfall days, 3.98" (101mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Joy?

April through October are months without snowfall.

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

In Joy, Alabama, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Joy?

In August, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Joy?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Joy?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Joy is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Joy, AL

Average temperature in August - Joy, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

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Average pressure in August
Joy, AL

Average pressure in August - Joy, 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
Joy, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (7.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Joy, AL

Average humidity in August - Joy, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Joy, AL

Average rainfall in August - Joy, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in August
Joy, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Joy, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Joy, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.63").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Joy, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Joy, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Joy, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Joy, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Joy, AL

Average UV index in August - Joy, 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
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Average cloud cover in August - Joy, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Joy, AL

Average visibility in August - Joy, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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