August weather forecast and climate
Prairie Bluff, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Prairie Bluff, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 72.1°F (22.3°C) and 92.7°F (33.7°C).

Temperature

In Prairie Bluff, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 92.7°F (33.7°C). In Prairie Bluff, the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a blazing hot 117.9°F (47.7°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like metabolic differences, clothing, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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. 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 August, the average relative humidity in Prairie Bluff, Alabama, is 74%.

Rainfall

In Prairie Bluff, during August, the rain falls for 21.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation. In Prairie Bluff, Alabama, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.5 days and collects up to 35.47" (901mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Prairie Bluff.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Prairie Bluff is 13.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Prairie Bluff is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Prairie Bluff?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 92.7°F (33.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 72.1°F (22.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 117.9°F (47.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Prairie Bluff?

In Prairie Bluff, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 74%.

How much does it rain in Prairie Bluff in August?

In Prairie Bluff, Alabama, in August, during 21.3 rainfall days, 3.66" (93mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Prairie Bluff?

April through November are months without snowfall in Prairie Bluff.

What is the average length of the day in August in Prairie Bluff?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Prairie Bluff have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Prairie Bluff, Alabama, is 10.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Prairie Bluff?

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Prairie Bluff?

In Prairie Bluff, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average temperature in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (93.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (55.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72.1°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average pressure in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average humidity in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

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
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average rainfall in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.66"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average snowfall in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.31").
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
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.6 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
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.4 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average UV index in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Prairie Bluff, AL

Average visibility in August - Prairie Bluff, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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