August weather forecast and climate
Palm Desert, CA

Palm trees line the neat lawns of a golf course in Palm Desert, California, with full reflections in the water
Palm trees line the neat lawns of a golf course in Palm Desert, California, with full reflections in the water

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Palm Desert, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 93.9°F (34.4°C) and min 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 93.9°F (34.4°C). In Palm Desert, in August, the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

Humidity

June through August, with an average relative humidity of 29%, are the least humid months in Palm Desert.

Rainfall

In Palm Desert, in August, during 7 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Palm Desert, during the entire year, the rain falls for 51.6 days and collects up to 6.06" (154mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Palm Desert, California, the average sunshine is 12h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Palm Desert. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Palm Desert?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 93.9°F (34.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

What are the least humid months in Palm Desert?

June through August, with an average relative humidity of 29%, are the least humid months in Palm Desert.

What is the average humidity in August in Palm Desert?

In Palm Desert, California, the average relative humidity in August is 29%.

How many days does it rain in August in Palm Desert?

In Palm Desert, California, during August, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Palm Desert?

The average length of the day in August in Palm Desert is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Palm Desert have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Palm Desert, California, is 12h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Palm Desert?

Months with the highest UV index in Palm Desert, California, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Palm Desert?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Palm Desert, California, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average temperature in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 93.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (58.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 73°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (43.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average pressure in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.83"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.8").

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Average wind speed in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average wind speed in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average humidity in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average humidity in August: 29%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (47%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July and August (29%).

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Average rainfall in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average rainfall in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average rainfall days in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1.8 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Palm Desert, 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

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average sunshine days in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 20.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (27.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (18.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average UV index in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average cloud cover in August - Palm Desert, CA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 6

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in August
Palm Desert, CA

Average visibility in August - Palm Desert, 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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