Palm Springs
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Palm Springs, CA

Palm trees at the base of the outstanding San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California
Palm trees at the base of the outstanding San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California
August, the last month of the summer, in Palm Springs, is another extremely hot month, with average temperature varying between 77.5°F (25.3°C) and 107.2°F (41.8°C).

Temperature

In Palm Springs, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - an extremely hot 107.2°F (41.8°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 77.5°F (25.3°C).

Rainfall

In August, in Palm Springs, the rain falls for 0.9 days. Throughout August, 0.3" (7.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Palm Springs, there are 14.4 rainfall days, and 5" (126.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Palm Springs, the average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Palm Springs, California, is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in August in Palm Springs?

In Palm Springs, in August, the average high-temperature is 107.2°F (41.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 77.5°F (25.3°C).

How much does it rain in Palm Springs in August?

In Palm Springs, California, in August, during 0.9 rainfall days, 0.3" (7.4mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Palm Springs have in August?

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

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

In August, the average sunshine is 11h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Palm Springs?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Palm Springs, California, is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 107.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (108.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (69.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 77.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (44.1°F).

Average rainfall in August - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (1.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are May and June (0").

Average rainfall days in August - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (3.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in August - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 10

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).