August weather forecast
Ashville, AL

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Ashville, is another tropical month, with an average temperature varying between 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 88.7°F (31.5°C). In August, in Ashville, Alabama, the average low-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a scorching 105.3°F (40.7°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. 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', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Ashville is 75%.

Rainfall

In Ashville, in August, it is raining for 18.6 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Ashville, there are 158.8 rainfall days, and 26.69" (678mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Ashville, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Ashville, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 22min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 7:45 pm. On the last day of August, in Ashville, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:12 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Ashville are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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. 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 Ashville?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Ashville, is 88.7°F (31.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 105.3°F (40.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Ashville?

In Ashville, Alabama, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Ashville?

In August, in Ashville, Alabama, the rain falls for 18.6 days. Throughout August, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ashville?

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

How many hours of daylight does Ashville have in August?

The average day length in August in Ashville, Alabama, is 13h and 22min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Ashville?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 7:45 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ashville, Alabama, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:12 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ashville?

In Ashville, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Ashville?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Ashville?

In Ashville, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Ashville, AL

Average temperature in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (49.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Ashville, AL

Average pressure in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Ashville, AL

Average wind speed in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Ashville, AL

Average humidity in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Ashville, AL

Average rainfall in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in August
Ashville, AL

Average rainfall days in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Ashville, AL

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.55").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Ashville, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.3 days).
The 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
Ashville, AL

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 22min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 57min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Ashville, AL

Average sunshine days in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Ashville, AL

Average UV index in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The 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
Ashville, AL

Average cloud cover in August - Ashville, AL
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

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

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Average visibility in August
Ashville, AL

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

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

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