August weather forecast and climate
Northport, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Northport, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between min 71.4°F (21.9°C) and max 91°F (32.8°C).

Temperature

In Northport, Alabama, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 91°F (32.8°C). In August, in Northport, the average low-temperature is 71.4°F (21.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at an extremely hot 111.4°F (44.1°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. 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', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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

In Northport, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Northport, during August, the rain falls for 20.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation. In Northport, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.6 days and collects up to 40.94" (1040mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall in Northport.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Northport is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 Northport?

In Northport, in August, the average high-temperature is 91°F (32.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.4°F (21.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 111.4°F (44.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Northport?

In Northport, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in Northport?

In Northport, in August, during 20.6 rainfall days, 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Northport?

March through October are months without snowfall in Northport.

How many hours of daylight does Northport have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Northport is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Northport have in August?

In Northport, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Northport?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Northport, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Northport, AL

Average temperature in August - Northport, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 91°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Northport, AL

Average pressure in August - Northport, 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
Northport, AL

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

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (7.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Northport, AL

Average humidity in August - Northport, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Northport, AL

Average rainfall in August - Northport, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.66"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.4").

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Average rainfall days in August
Northport, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Northport, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Northport, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.39").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Northport, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Northport, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Northport, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Northport, AL

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Northport, AL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Northport, AL

Average visibility in August - Northport, 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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