August weather forecast and climate
Saint Stephens, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Saint Stephens, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 72.3°F (22.4°C) and 92.1°F (33.4°C).

Temperature

In Saint Stephens, Alabama, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 92.1°F (33.4°C). In Saint Stephens, the average low-temperature is 72.3°F (22.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a blazing hot 117°F (47.2°C). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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 surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Saint Stephens, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

In Saint Stephens, during August, the rain falls for 23.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Saint Stephens, there are 173.9 rainfall days, and 35.63" (905mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Saint Stephens snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In Saint Stephens, Alabama, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Saint Stephens are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 Saint Stephens?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Saint Stephens, is 92.1°F (33.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 72.3°F (22.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 117°F (47.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Saint Stephens?

In August, the average relative humidity in Saint Stephens, Alabama, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Saint Stephens?

In Saint Stephens, Alabama, in August, during 23.1 rainfall days, 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Saint Stephens?

In Saint Stephens snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Saint Stephens have in August?

In Saint Stephens, Alabama, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Saint Stephens?

The average sunshine in August in Saint Stephens is 10.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Saint Stephens?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Saint Stephens?

In Saint Stephens, Alabama, 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
Saint Stephens, AL

Average temperature in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 92.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average pressure in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

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Average wind speed in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average wind speed in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average humidity in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average rainfall in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.37"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.41").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 23.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average snowfall in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
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
Saint Stephens, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 days).
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
Saint Stephens, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Saint Stephens, 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: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average UV index in August - Saint Stephens, 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
Saint Stephens, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Saint Stephens, AL

Average visibility in August - Saint Stephens, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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