August weather forecast and climate
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Shirleys Crossroads, Alabama, with temperature in the range of an average high of 90.5°F (32.5°C) and an average low of 72.3°F (22.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 90.5°F (32.5°C). The average low-temperature, is 72.3°F (22.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a blistering 111.9°F (44.4°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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, wind, metabolic differences), and activity. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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

The average relative humidity in Shirleys Crossroads is 76%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 22.9 days and accumulates 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Shirleys Crossroads snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

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 rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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 Shirleys Crossroads?

In Shirleys Crossroads, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 90.5°F (32.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.3°F (22.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 111.9°F (44.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Shirleys Crossroads?

In Shirleys Crossroads, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Shirleys Crossroads?

In Shirleys Crossroads, Alabama, in August, it is raining for 22.9 days, with typically 4.37" (111mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Shirleys Crossroads?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 22.9 days and typically aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Shirleys Crossroads?

March through November are months without snowfall in Shirleys Crossroads, Alabama.

What is the average length of the day in August in Shirleys Crossroads?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Shirleys Crossroads?

In Shirleys Crossroads, Alabama, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Shirleys Crossroads?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Shirleys Crossroads?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Shirleys Crossroads, Alabama, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average temperature in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (72.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average pressure in August - Shirleys Crossroads, 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
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average wind speed in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average humidity in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average rainfall in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.37"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average snowfall in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.2").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.4 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
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Shirleys Crossroads, 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: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average UV index in August - Shirleys Crossroads, 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
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Shirleys Crossroads, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Shirleys Crossroads, AL

Average visibility in August - Shirleys Crossroads, 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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