August weather forecast and climate
Trafford, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Trafford, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 90°F (32.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 90°F (32.2°C). In Trafford, Alabama, in August, the average low-temperature is 70.5°F (21.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 108°F (42.2°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values 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 a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Trafford, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 20.2 days. Throughout August, 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Trafford, there are 173.8 rainfall days, and 39.41" (1001mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Trafford snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Trafford is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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 Trafford?

In August, in Trafford, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 90°F (32.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.5°F (21.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is estimated at 108°F (42.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Trafford?

The average relative humidity in August in Trafford is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in Trafford?

In Trafford, Alabama, during August, the rain falls for 20.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.62" (92mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Trafford?

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

How many hours of daylight does Trafford have in August?

In August, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Trafford have in August?

In Trafford, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Trafford?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Trafford?

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

Average temperature in August
Trafford, AL

Average temperature in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Trafford, AL

Average pressure in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

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
Trafford, AL

Average wind speed in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.4mph

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 (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Trafford, AL

Average humidity in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Trafford, AL

Average rainfall in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.62"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in August
Trafford, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Trafford, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (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
Trafford, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 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
Trafford, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Trafford, 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: 10.3h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (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
Trafford, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Trafford, AL

Average UV index in August - Trafford, 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, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Trafford, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Trafford, AL

Average visibility in August - Trafford, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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