August weather forecast
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 an average temperature fluctuating between 64.9°F (18.3°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is computed to be a hot 86°F (30°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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 particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 58%.

Rainfall

In Los Angeles, during August, the rain falls for 1.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.08" (2mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 44.6 rainfall days, and 8.11" (206mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Los Angeles, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 23min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 7:20 pm PDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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 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), August is the warmest month in Los Angeles.

What is the temperature in August in Los Angeles?

In August, in Los Angeles, the average high-temperature is 83.3°F (28.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Los Angeles?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Los Angeles?

In Los Angeles, California, in August, it is raining for 1.5 days, with typically 0.08" (2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average day length in August in Los Angeles is 13h and 23min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Los Angeles?

On the first day of August in Los Angeles, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 7:20 pm PDT.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Los Angeles?

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

What are the months with the highest UV index in Los Angeles?

The months with the highest UV index are June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

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

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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"Hg

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

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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: 13h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The 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

The 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

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

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