August weather forecast and climate
West Ridge, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in West Ridge, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 69.8°F (21°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C).

Temperature

In West Ridge, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 89.2°F (31.8°C). In West Ridge, the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 106.3°F (41.3°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. 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, metabolic differences, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 99.5°F (37.5°C) to 100.9°F (38.3°C), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in West Ridge is August when the rain falls for 17.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In West Ridge snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in West Ridge is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

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 health vulnerability 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 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 West Ridge?

In August, in West Ridge, the average high-temperature is 89.2°F (31.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is estimated at 106.3°F (41.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in West Ridge?

In August, the average relative humidity in West Ridge is 74%.

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

In August, the rain falls for 17.8 days. Throughout August, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in West Ridge?

August is the month with the most rainfall in West Ridge, Alabama. Rain falls for 17.8 days and accumulates 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in West Ridge?

April through October are months without snowfall in West Ridge.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in West Ridge?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

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

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in West Ridge.

What is the UV index intensity in August in West Ridge?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in West Ridge is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
West Ridge, AL

Average temperature in August - West Ridge, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 89.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
West Ridge, AL

Average pressure in August - West Ridge, 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
West Ridge, AL

Average wind speed in August - West Ridge, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
West Ridge, AL

Average humidity in August - West Ridge, 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 (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
West Ridge, AL

Average rainfall in August - West Ridge, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in August
West Ridge, AL

Average rainfall days in August - West Ridge, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
West Ridge, AL

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
West Ridge, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1 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 Ridge, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - West Ridge, 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: 10.2h

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

Average sunshine days in August - West Ridge, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
West Ridge, AL

Average UV index in August - West Ridge, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
West Ridge, AL

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
West Ridge, AL

Average visibility in August - West Ridge, 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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