August weather forecast and climate
Leatherwood, AL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Leatherwood, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between min 68.5°F (20.3°C) and max 88.3°F (31.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 88.3°F (31.3°C). In Leatherwood, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 104.2°F (40.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. 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 Leatherwood, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 17.7 days and typically aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Leatherwood snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Leatherwood is 10.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August 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. 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 Leatherwood?

In Leatherwood, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is evaluated at 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Leatherwood?

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

How much does it rain in Leatherwood in August?

In Leatherwood, during August, the rain falls for 17.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Leatherwood?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.7 days and accumulates 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Leatherwood?

April through November are months without snowfall in Leatherwood.

How many hours of daylight does Leatherwood have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Leatherwood?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Leatherwood?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index 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
Leatherwood, AL

Average temperature in August - Leatherwood, 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 (50.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average pressure in August - Leatherwood, 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
Leatherwood, AL

Average wind speed in August - Leatherwood, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average humidity in August - Leatherwood, 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%).

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Average rainfall in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average rainfall in August - Leatherwood, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (0.98").

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Average rainfall days in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Leatherwood, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Leatherwood, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.51").
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
Leatherwood, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 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
Leatherwood, AL

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

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Leatherwood, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average UV index in August - Leatherwood, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Leatherwood, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Leatherwood, AL

Average visibility in August - Leatherwood, 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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