August weather forecast and climate
California, USA

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Weather in August

August is a hot and dry summer month with many parts of the state in the 85°F (29.4°C) to 90°F (32.2°C) range during the day. The skies are dry and mostly clear with relatively lesser humidity compared to the winter. Nights are between the 60°F (15.6°C) to 65°F (18.3°C) in many areas except the deserts and mountains where the temperatures see more deviation than the plains and lowlands.
Many sunny days adorn August with the average sunlight of 9 hours, which sees a rush of visitors to California's beaches, mountains, and national parks. The San Francisco Bay Area sees warm days and nights in the average range of 55°F (12.8°C) to 68°F (20°C) with great ocean waters at mild temperatures of 65°F (18.3°C).
August signals the end of the summer, and the temperatures start to drop gradually by the end of the month, which makes light sweatshirts a suitable outfit during the days and nights in the core regions of the state.


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