August weather forecast and climate
McElderry, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in McElderry, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 89.1°F (31.7°C) and min 69.8°F (21°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 89.1°F (31.7°C). In McElderry, in August, the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at an extremely hot 106.3°F (41.3°C). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. 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. 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 August is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in McElderry is August when the rain falls for 21.2 days and typically aggregates up to 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in McElderry, Alabama, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 McElderry?

In August, in McElderry, the average high-temperature is 89.1°F (31.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 106.3°F (41.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in McElderry?

The average relative humidity in August in McElderry, Alabama, is 75%.

How much does it rain in McElderry in August?

In August, in McElderry, the rain falls for 21.2 days. Throughout August, 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in McElderry?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 21.2 days and accumulates 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in McElderry?

March through November are months without snowfall in McElderry.

How many hours of daylight does McElderry have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in McElderry?

The average sunshine in August in McElderry is 10h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in McElderry?

In McElderry, 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
McElderry, AL

Average temperature in August - McElderry, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
McElderry, AL

Average pressure in August - McElderry, 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
McElderry, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
McElderry, AL

Average humidity in August - McElderry, 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 (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
McElderry, AL

Average rainfall in August - McElderry, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.78"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.78").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in August
McElderry, AL

Average rainfall days in August - McElderry, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
McElderry, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.87").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
McElderry, AL

Average snowfall days in August - McElderry, 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).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - McElderry, 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: 10h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
McElderry, AL

Average sunshine days in August - McElderry, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.9 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
McElderry, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
McElderry, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September and October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
McElderry, AL

Average visibility in August - McElderry, 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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