September weather forecast
Phenix City, AL

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Weather in September

With the onset of September, Phenix City's weather transitions from the heat of August towards the cooler autumn months. A notable decrease in temperature makes for more comfortable conditions. Rainfall, too, decreases, and the city sees shorter daylight hours. Despite this cutback in sunshine hours, the UV index remains relatively high, maintaining the sun's intensity. The fall season commences with a significant decrease in rainfall to 1.38in, making September the month with the least rainfall.

Temperature

September's commencement is accompanied by an average high-temperature of a still hot 86.5°F (30.3°C), diverging marginally from August's 91.4°F (33°C). In the month of September, Phenix City's average low-temperature falls to a pleasant 68°F (20°C).

Heat index

The heat index in September is evaluated at a sweltering 96.8°F (36°C). Exercise special caution, heat exhaustion and heat cramps are probable. Prolonged activity may induce heatstroke.
Regarding the heat index, one should be aware it's determined by shaded settings and mild winds. Direct sunlight might cause an increase of up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in the heat index.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'apparent temperature', is a value derived by merging air temperature with the humidity to convey how the climate feels. Additional factors encompassing metabolic differences, the level of physical activity, and clothing can impact the individual's perception of temperature. Considering the impact of direct sunlight, it's possible for the heat index to surge by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values remain especially vital for babies and toddlers. Children often fail to recognize the requirement to rest and rehydrate. Thirst, being a late symptom of dehydration, underlines the importance of maintaining hydration, especially during ongoing physical activities.
When it comes to cooling down, the human body's primary method is through perspiration, making use of sweat evaporation to eliminate excess heat. A surge in relative humidity can disrupt the body's normal cooling function by slowing evaporation, hence reducing the rate at which the body cools and intensifying the perception of heat. As the body gains more heat than it can dissipate, there's a risk of increasing temperatures and resultant overheating.

Humidity

In September, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is September, when the rain falls for 11.7 days and typically collects 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In September, the average length of the day is 12h and 22min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:04 pm. On the last day of September, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 6:25 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Phenix City, the average sunshine in September is 8.5h.

UV index

In Phenix City, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In September, the maximum UV index of 6 suggests these recommendations:
Deflect overexposure. Sun protection is a necessity. Be aware that the sun's UV radiation is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and try to reduce direct sun exposure during this period as much as possible. During bright days, sunglasses that offer UVA and UVB defense are recommended.

Frequently asked questions

Is it hot during September?

An average high-temperature, in September, in Phenix City, is 86.5°F (30.3°C) and the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C). In September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is evaluated at 96.8°F (36°C).

What is the average humidity in September?

In Phenix City, the average relative humidity in September is 70%.

What is the driest month?

The month with the least rainfall is September, when the rain falls for 11.7 days and typically collects 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in September?

In Phenix City, in September, during 11.7 rainfall days, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow?

April through November are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Phenix City have in September?

In September, the average day length is 12h and 22min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in September?

On the first day of September, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:04 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 6:25 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in September?

In September, the average sunshine duration is 8.5h.

What is the UV index reading in September?

In Phenix City, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in September
Phenix City, AL

Average temperature in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average high temperature in September: 86.5°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 (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in September: 68°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.8°F).

Average pressure in September
Phenix City, AL

Average pressure in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average pressure in September: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.98"Hg).

Average wind speed in September
Phenix City, AL

Average wind speed in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average wind speed in September: 5.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

Average humidity in September
Phenix City, AL

Average humidity in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average humidity in September: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May and October (69%).

Average rainfall in September
Phenix City, AL

Average rainfall in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average rainfall in September: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.38").

Average rainfall days in September
Phenix City, AL

Average rainfall days in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average rainfall days in September: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in September
Phenix City, AL

Average snowfall in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average snowfall in September: 0"

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

Average snowfall days in September
Phenix City, AL

Average snowfall days in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average snowfall days in September: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in September /
Average sunshine in September
Phenix City, AL

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average daylight in September: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in September: 8h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in September
Phenix City, AL

Average sunshine days in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average sunshine days in September: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (9.3 days).

Average UV index in September
Phenix City, AL

Average UV index in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average UV index in September: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in September
Phenix City, AL

Average cloud cover in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average cloud cover in September: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in September
Phenix City, AL

Average visibility in September - Phenix City, AL
  • Average visibility in September: 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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