August weather forecast
Cottontown, TN

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Cottontown, Tennessee, with average temperature fluctuating between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). In August, in Cottontown, the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a torrid 97.3°F (36.3°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. 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. 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 77%.

Rainfall

In Cottontown, Tennessee, during August, the rain falls for 18.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.8" (122mm) of precipitation. In Cottontown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.4 days and collects up to 44.61" (1133mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Cottontown snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Cottontown, Tennessee. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 Cottontown?

In August, in Cottontown, Tennessee, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is estimated at 97.3°F (36.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Cottontown?

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Cottontown?

In Cottontown, in August, it is raining for 18.8 days, with typically 4.8" (122mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Cottontown?

In Cottontown, Tennessee, snow does not fall in May through October.

How many hours of daylight does Cottontown have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Cottontown is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cottontown have in August?

In Cottontown, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Cottontown?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Cottontown, Tennessee, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Cottontown, TN

Average temperature in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Cottontown, TN

Average pressure in August - Cottontown, TN
  • 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 (29.96").

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Average wind speed in August
Cottontown, TN

Average wind speed in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Cottontown, TN

Average humidity in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March, May and December (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Cottontown, TN

Average rainfall in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.56").

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Average rainfall days in August
Cottontown, TN

Average rainfall days in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Cottontown, TN

Average snowfall in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.69").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Cottontown, TN

Average snowfall days in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Cottontown, TN

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Cottontown, TN

Average sunshine days in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Cottontown, TN

Average UV index in August - Cottontown, TN
  • 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 and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Cottontown, TN

Average cloud cover in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Cottontown, TN

Average visibility in August - Cottontown, TN
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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