August weather forecast and climate
Los Angeles, CA

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Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Los Angeles, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Temperature

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 83.3°F (28.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to 86°F (30°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Los Angeles is 58%.

Rainfall

In Los Angeles, California, in August, during 1.5 rainfall days, 0.08" (2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 44.6 rainfall days, and 8.11" (206mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Los Angeles, California, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

July and August, with an average of 12h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Los Angeles.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Los Angeles are June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 warmest month in Los Angeles?

August is the warmest month in Los Angeles, with an average high-temperature of 83.3°F (28.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.9°F (18.3°C).

What is the temperature in August in Los Angeles?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Los Angeles, California, is 83.3°F (28.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is calculated to 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Los Angeles?

The average relative humidity in August in Los Angeles, California, is 58%.

How much does it rain in Los Angeles in August?

In August, the rain falls for 1.5 days. Throughout August, 0.08" (2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Los Angeles have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Los Angeles, California, is 13.4h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Los Angeles?

Months with the most sunshine in Los Angeles, California, are July and August, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Los Angeles have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Los Angeles, California, is 12h.

When is the highest UV index in Los Angeles?

June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Los Angeles, California.

How high is the UV index in August in Los Angeles?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Los Angeles is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average temperature in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (64°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (49.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average pressure in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.9"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.1").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and September (29.89").

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Average wind speed in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average wind speed in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average humidity in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average humidity in August: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (65%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (50%).

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Average rainfall in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average rainfall in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.08"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average rainfall days in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (6.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Los Angeles, CA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average sunshine days in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 28.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (21.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average UV index in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average cloud cover in August - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 6

Months with the most cloud cover are March and December (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in August
Los Angeles, CA

Average visibility in August - Los Angeles, 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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