August weather forecast and climate
Valley Head, AL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Valley Head, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 87.4°F (30.8°C) and min 66°F (18.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 87.4°F (30.8°C). In Valley Head, Alabama, in August, the average low-temperature is 66°F (18.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a torrid 102°F (38.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy 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', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like wind, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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.
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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Valley Head, during 17.3 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 168.6 rainfall days, and 32.13" (816mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Valley Head snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Valley Head, the average sunshine is 9.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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 Valley Head?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Valley Head, is 87.4°F (30.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 66°F (18.9°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is estimated at 102°F (38.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Valley Head?

In Valley Head, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Valley Head?

In Valley Head, in August, during 17.3 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Valley Head?

In Valley Head, Alabama, snow does not fall in May through October.

What is the average length of the day in August in Valley Head?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Valley Head?

The average sunshine in August in Valley Head is 9.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Valley Head?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Valley Head?

In Valley Head, Alabama, 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
Valley Head, AL

Average temperature in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Valley Head, AL

Average pressure in August - Valley Head, 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
Valley Head, AL

Average wind speed in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 3.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Valley Head, AL

Average humidity in August - Valley Head, 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
Valley Head, AL

Average rainfall in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.31").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.85").

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Average rainfall days in August
Valley Head, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Valley Head, AL

Average snowfall in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.47").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Valley Head, AL

Average snowfall days in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.8 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
Valley Head, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Valley Head, 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: 9.3h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Valley Head, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Valley Head, AL

Average UV index in August - Valley Head, 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
Valley Head, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Valley Head, AL

Average visibility in August - Valley Head, AL
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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