August weather forecast and climate
Sand Rock, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Sand Rock, is another hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 68°F (20°C) and max 87.1°F (30.6°C).

Temperature

In Sand Rock, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 87.1°F (30.6°C). In August, in Sand Rock, the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a torrid 100.9°F (38.3°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent 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, clothing, pregnancy, 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 Sand Rock, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Sand Rock, in August, during 20.3 rainfall days, 4.09" (104mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sand Rock, there are 184 rainfall days, and 43.54" (1106mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Sand Rock snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Sand Rock, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Sand Rock, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Sand Rock are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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 Sand Rock?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Sand Rock, is 87.1°F (30.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is estimated at 100.9°F (38.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Sand Rock?

In August, the average relative humidity in Sand Rock, Alabama, is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Sand Rock?

In Sand Rock, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 20.3 days, with typically 4.09" (104mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Sand Rock?

In Sand Rock, Alabama, snow does not fall in April through October.

What is the average length of the day in August in Sand Rock?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Sand Rock have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Sand Rock, Alabama, is 10.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Sand Rock?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Sand Rock?

In Sand Rock, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average temperature in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average pressure in August - Sand Rock, 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
Sand Rock, AL

Average wind speed in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average humidity in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average rainfall in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.09"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February and December (4.49").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.64").

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Average rainfall days in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average snowfall in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 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
Sand Rock, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sand Rock, 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

The month with the most sunshine is June (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
Sand Rock, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average UV index in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Sand Rock, AL

Average visibility in August - Sand Rock, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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