August weather forecast and climate
Mount Hester, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Mount Hester, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 68.9°F (20.5°C) and max 88.3°F (31.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 88.3°F (31.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Mount Hester, is 68.9°F (20.5°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 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. 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, 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 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, 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Mount Hester, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Mount Hester, the rain falls for 17.6 days. Throughout August, 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 170.1 rainfall days, and 40.12" (1019mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Mount Hester.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Mount Hester is 10.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Mount Hester. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 Mount Hester?

In Mount Hester, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 88.3°F (31.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.9°F (20.5°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is evaluated at 104.2°F (40.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Mount Hester?

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Mount Hester?

In August, in Mount Hester, Alabama, the rain falls for 17.6 days. Throughout August, 3.35" (85mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Mount Hester?

May through October are months without snowfall in Mount Hester.

How many hours of daylight does Mount Hester have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Mount Hester?

In Mount Hester, the average sunshine in August is 10.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Mount Hester?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Mount Hester?

In Mount Hester, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average temperature in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.9°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 (33.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average pressure in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97").

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Average wind speed in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average wind speed in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average humidity in August - Mount Hester, 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
Mount Hester, AL

Average rainfall in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.28").

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Average rainfall days in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average snowfall in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.55").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.3 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
Mount Hester, AL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average UV index in August - Mount Hester, 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 December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Mount Hester, AL

Average visibility in August - Mount Hester, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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