August weather forecast and climate
Selmont, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Selmont, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 72°F (22.2°C) and an average high of 91.8°F (33.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 91.8°F (33.2°C). In Selmont, in August, the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a life-threatening hot 114.8°F (46°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. 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', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing, 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 normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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 Selmont, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In August, in Selmont, Alabama, the rain falls for 19.9 days. Throughout August, 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Selmont, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165 days and collects up to 37.17" (944mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Selmont is 10.2h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
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. 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 Selmont?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Selmont, is 91.8°F (33.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is appraised at 114.8°F (46°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Selmont?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Selmont?

In Selmont, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 19.9 days, with typically 3.54" (90mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Selmont?

April through November are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Selmont have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Selmont have in August?

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

When is the highest UV index in Selmont?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Selmont?

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

Average temperature in August
Selmont, AL

Average temperature in August - Selmont, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 91.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (54.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Selmont, AL

Average pressure in August - Selmont, 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
Selmont, AL

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Selmont, AL

Average humidity in August - Selmont, 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 (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Selmont, AL

Average rainfall in August - Selmont, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in August
Selmont, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Selmont, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Selmont, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.35").
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
Selmont, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 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
Selmont, AL

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
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: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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Average sunshine days in August
Selmont, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Selmont, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Selmont, AL

Average UV index in August - Selmont, 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
Selmont, AL

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

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Selmont, AL

Average visibility in August - Selmont, 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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