August weather forecast and climate
Montara, CA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another comfortable month in Montara, California, with temperature in the range of an average low of 55.9°F (13.3°C) and an average high of 65.8°F (18.8°C).

Temperature

In Montara, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C). In August, in Montara, the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

Rainfall

In Montara, during August, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.16" (4mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77.3 rainfall days, and 6.81" (173mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Montara, in August, the average water temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C).
Note: Swimming in 56.1°F (13.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Montara, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In Montara, the average sunshine in August is 10.7h.

UV index

June, August and September, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Montara?

In August, the average high-temperature is 65.8°F (18.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Montara?

With an average relative humidity of 82%, August is the most humid month in Montara, California.

What is the average humidity in August in Montara?

In Montara, the average relative humidity in August is 82%.

How many days does it rain in August in Montara?

In August, in Montara, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout August, 0.16" (4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in August in Montara?

In Montara, California, in August, the average water temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

In Montara, California, the average length of the day in August is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Montara have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Montara is 10.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Montara?

June, August and September, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Montara?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Montara, CA

Average temperature in August - Montara, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 65.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (67.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (55.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 55.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (56.8°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (48.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Montara, CA

Average pressure in August - Montara, CA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.92").

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Average wind speed in August
Montara, CA

Average wind speed in August - Montara, CA
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Montara, CA

Average humidity in August - Montara, CA
  • Average humidity in August: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are November and December (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Montara, CA

Average rainfall in August - Montara, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.16"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (1.34").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and September (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in August
Montara, CA

Average rainfall days in August - Montara, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (10.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (3.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Montara, CA

Average sea temperature in August - Montara, CA
  • Average sea temperature in August: 56.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (56.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is June (52.4°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Montara, CA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Montara, CA

Average sunshine days in August - Montara, CA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 18.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (18.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Montara, CA

Average UV index in August - Montara, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, August and September (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Montara, CA

Average cloud cover in August - Montara, CA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 39).
Months with the least cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in August
Montara, CA

Average visibility in August - Montara, 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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