August weather forecast
Opelika, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Opelika, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 90.3°F (32.4°C) and an average low of 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 90.3°F (32.4°C). The average low-temperature, is 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a scorching 109.4°F (43°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 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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 particularly important for children. 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. 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Opelika is 74%.

Rainfall

The wettest months in Opelika are August and December, with an average 4.06" (103mm) of rainfall.

Snowfall

In Opelika, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In Opelika, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 19min.
On the first day of August in Opelika, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:08 pm CDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Opelika?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Opelika, is 90.3°F (32.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is estimated at 109.4°F (43°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Opelika?

The average relative humidity in August is 74%.

What is the wettest month in Opelika?

The wettest months in Opelika are August and December, with an average 4.06" (103mm) of rainfall.

How much does it rain in Opelika in August?

In Opelika, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 21.2 days, with typically 4.06" (103mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Opelika?

In Opelika, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through November.

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

In Opelika, the average day length in August is 13h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Opelika?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:08 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Opelika have in August?

In Opelika, Alabama, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Opelika?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Opelika, AL

Average temperature in August - Opelika, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.2°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Opelika, AL

Average pressure in August - Opelika, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Opelika, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Opelika, AL

Average humidity in August - Opelika, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Opelika, AL

Average rainfall in August - Opelika, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.06"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in August
Opelika, AL

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Opelika, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.31").
The 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
Opelika, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Opelika, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 3min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Opelika, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Opelika, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.3 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Opelika, AL

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Opelika, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Opelika, AL

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

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

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