Death Valley National Park
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Death Valley National Park, CA

Amargosa Range
Amargosa Range's Zabriskie point located in the Death Valley National Park IN California
The last month of the summer, August, is also a blazing hot month in Death Valley National Park, California, with average temperature ranging between max 114.6°F (45.9°C) and min 85.6°F (29.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still burning hot 114.6°F (45.9°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 85.6°F (29.8°C).

Rainfall

In Death Valley National Park, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 0.1" (3.3mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Death Valley National Park, California, during the entire year, the rain falls for 20 days and collects up to 2.4" (60mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Death Valley National Park, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 12h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Death Valley National Park, California, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Death Valley National Park?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Death Valley National Park, is 114.6°F (45.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Death Valley National Park?

In Death Valley National Park, California, during August, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.1" (3.3mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Death Valley National Park have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Death Valley National Park, California, is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Death Valley National Park have in August?

In Death Valley National Park, California, the average sunshine in August is 12h.

When is the highest UV index in Death Valley National Park?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Death Valley National Park?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Death Valley National Park, California, is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 114.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (116.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (65.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 85.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (88°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (38.3°F).

Average rainfall in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (0.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0").

Average rainfall days in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February, March and December (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 13h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in August - Death Valley National Park, 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).