Bakersfield
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Bakersfield, CA

A magnificent view of the scenic natural park of The Park At River Walk, located in Bakersfield, California
A magnificent view of the scenic natural park of The Park At River Walk, located in Bakersfield, California
The last month of the summer, August, is another very hot month in Bakersfield, California, with average temperature ranging between min 69.1°F (20.6°C) and max 95.7°F (35.4°C).

Temperature

In Bakersfield, California, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still very hot 95.7°F (35.4°C). In August, in Bakersfield, the average low-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Rainfall

Months with rainfall in Bakersfield, California, are January through June, August through December.

Daylight

In Bakersfield, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 10, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in August in Bakersfield?

In August, in Bakersfield, the average high-temperature is 95.7°F (35.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C).

When does it start raining in Bakersfield?

August is the first month it rains in Bakersfield. Throughout August, in the average 0.3 rainfall days, it receives 0" (1mm) of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Bakersfield?

The average length of the day in August in Bakersfield is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Bakersfield?

The average sunshine in August in Bakersfield, California, is 11h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Bakersfield, California, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 10.

What is the UV index reading in August in Bakersfield?

In Bakersfield, California, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 95.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (97.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (39°F).

Average rainfall in August - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January, February and March (1.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0").

Average rainfall days in August - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (7.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in August - Bakersfield, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).