August weather forecast
South Lake Tahoe, CA

The Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
The Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in South Lake Tahoe, is also an agreeable month, with an average temperature ranging between min 46.2°F (7.9°C) and max 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C). In South Lake Tahoe, California, the average low-temperature is 46.2°F (7.9°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in South Lake Tahoe is August, with an average relative humidity of 42%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall in South Lake Tahoe, California. Rain falls for 4.2 days and accumulates 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

July and August are months without snowfall in South Lake Tahoe.

Daylight

In South Lake Tahoe, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 38min.
On the first day of August in South Lake Tahoe, California, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:32 pm PDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in South Lake Tahoe, California, is 11.8h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in South Lake Tahoe?

The least humid month in South Lake Tahoe, California, is August, with an average relative humidity of 42%.

What is the average humidity in August in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, the average relative humidity in August is 42%.

What is the driest month in South Lake Tahoe?

August is the month with the least rainfall in South Lake Tahoe, California. Rain falls for 4.2 days and accumulates 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, in August, during 4.2 rainfall days, 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, snow does not fall in July and August.

Does it snow in South Lake Tahoe in August?

In South Lake Tahoe, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

What is the average length of the day in August in South Lake Tahoe?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 38min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in South Lake Tahoe?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:32 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does South Lake Tahoe have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in South Lake Tahoe is 11.8h.

When is the highest UV index in South Lake Tahoe?

The months with the highest UV index in South Lake Tahoe, California, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index reading in August in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average temperature in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 73°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (73.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (35.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 46.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21°F).

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Average pressure in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average pressure in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.18"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average wind speed in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average humidity in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average humidity in August: 42%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (42%).

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Average rainfall in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average rainfall in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (4.25").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average rainfall days in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (10 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average snowfall in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (27.24").
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average snowfall days in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (15 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 38min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average sunshine days in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 25.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (25.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average UV index in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average cloud cover in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 8

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 43).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in August
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average visibility in August - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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