August weather forecast and climate
West Greene, AL

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in West Greene, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 91.4°F (33°C) and 72°F (22.2°C).

Temperature

In West Greene, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 91.4°F (33°C). The average low-temperature,, is 72°F (22.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to be an extremely hot 112.6°F (44.8°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', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

In West Greene, in August, it is raining for 18.3 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation. In West Greene, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165.2 days and collects up to 38.9" (988mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In West Greene snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In West Greene, the average sunshine 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 reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. 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 West Greene?

In West Greene, Alabama, in August, the average high-temperature is 91.4°F (33°C), and the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to be 112.6°F (44.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in West Greene?

In West Greene, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August in West Greene?

In August, the rain falls for 18.3 days. Throughout August, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in West Greene?

March through October are months without snowfall in West Greene.

How many hours of daylight does West Greene have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does West Greene have in August?

The average sunshine in August in West Greene, Alabama, is 10.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in West Greene?

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

How high is the UV index in August in West Greene?

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

Average temperature in August
West Greene, AL

Average temperature in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 91.4°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 (53.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (37.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
West Greene, AL

Average pressure in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.97").

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Average wind speed in August
West Greene, AL

Average wind speed in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
West Greene, AL

Average humidity in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

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
West Greene, AL

Average rainfall in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.21").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in August
West Greene, AL

Average rainfall days in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
West Greene, AL

Average snowfall in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.51").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
West Greene, AL

Average snowfall days in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.9 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
West Greene, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - West Greene, 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: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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Average sunshine days in August
West Greene, AL

Average sunshine days in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
West Greene, AL

Average UV index in August - West Greene, 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
West Greene, AL

Average cloud cover in August - West Greene, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
West Greene, AL

Average visibility in August - West Greene, 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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