Weather in California, United States in August

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August is a warm and extremely dry time for sunbathing in California. August is a good month for swimming in California with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting California in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in California in August

The average maximum temperature in California in August is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in California in August is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in California in August is 15°. The minimum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in California in August

The average day light hours per day in California in August are 13.5 and there are 9.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in California in August is typically 10.5 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in California in August

The average sea water temperature in California in August is 22.6° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in California in August

The average total rainfall in California in August is 2cm and on average there are 1.1 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in California in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in California in August is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in California in August is typically 89.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.5% in the previous month and 88.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in California in August is typically 74.3%. The average relative humidity is 74.5% in the previous month and 72.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in California in August

The average maximum wind speed in California in August is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in California in August is typically 9kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in California in August is from the West.

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