August weather forecast and climate
Pleasant Gap, AL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Pleasant Gap, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 88.7°F (31.5°C) and min 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 88.7°F (31.5°C). In Pleasant Gap, the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a blistering 105.3°F (40.7°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, pregnancy, wind). 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 normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. 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 Pleasant Gap, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Pleasant Gap is August when the rain falls for 17.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Pleasant Gap, Alabama.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Pleasant Gap?

In August, in Pleasant Gap, the average high-temperature is 88.7°F (31.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 105.3°F (40.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Pleasant Gap?

In August, the average relative humidity in Pleasant Gap, Alabama, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Pleasant Gap?

In August, in Pleasant Gap, the rain falls for 17.8 days. Throughout August, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Pleasant Gap?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Pleasant Gap, Alabama. Rain falls for 17.8 days and accumulates 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Pleasant Gap?

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

What is the average length of the day in August in Pleasant Gap?

In Pleasant Gap, Alabama, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Pleasant Gap have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Pleasant Gap is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Pleasant Gap?

Months with the highest UV index in Pleasant Gap, Alabama, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Pleasant Gap?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Pleasant Gap, Alabama, 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
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average temperature in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.7°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 (49.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average pressure in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 30"

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
Pleasant Gap, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average humidity in August - Pleasant Gap, 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
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average rainfall in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in August
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average snowfall in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.55").
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
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.5 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
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Pleasant Gap, 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: 10.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.4 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average UV index in August - Pleasant Gap, 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
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Pleasant Gap, AL

Average visibility in August - Pleasant Gap, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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