August weather forecast
Elk Grove, CA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Elk Grove, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 93.4°F (34.1°C) and 59.2°F (15.1°C).

Temperature

In Elk Grove, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still hot 93.4°F (34.1°C). In Elk Grove, the average low-temperature is 59.2°F (15.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a sweltering 99.7°F (37.6°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 47%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Elk Grove are July and August Rain falls for 1.4 days and accumulates 0.04" (1mm) of rain.

Snowfall

In Elk Grove snow does not fall in January through November.

Daylight

In Elk Grove, California, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Elk Grove is 12h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Elk Grove is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Elk Grove?

In August, in Elk Grove, California, the average high-temperature is 93.4°F (34.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.2°F (15.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 99.7°F (37.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Elk Grove?

In Elk Grove, California, the average relative humidity in August is 47%.

What is the driest month in Elk Grove?

Months with the least rainfall in Elk Grove, California, are July and August Rain falls for 1.4 days and accumulates 0.04" (1mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in Elk Grove in August?

In August, in Elk Grove, California, the rain falls for 1.4 days. Throughout August, 0.04" (1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Elk Grove?

January through November are months without snowfall in Elk Grove, California.

What is the average length of the day in August in Elk Grove?

In August, the average length of the day in Elk Grove is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Elk Grove?

The average sunshine in August in Elk Grove is 12h.

How high is the UV index in August in Elk Grove?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Elk Grove is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average temperature in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 93.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (54.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (59.2°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (40.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average pressure in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.92"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average wind speed in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (5.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average humidity in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average humidity in August: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (44%).

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Average rainfall in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average rainfall in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.04"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (2.91").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average rainfall days in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are June, July and August (1.4 days).

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Average snowfall days in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average snowfall days in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average sunshine days in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 29 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (16.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average UV index in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average cloud cover in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 5

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in August
Elk Grove, CA

Average visibility in August - Elk Grove, CA
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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