August weather forecast and climate
West Sacramento, CA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in West Sacramento, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 93.6°F (34.2°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 93.6°F (34.2°C). The average low-temperature, in West Sacramento, is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a very hot 100.8°F (38.2°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 48%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in West Sacramento is August when the rain falls for 1.2 days and typically collects 0.04" (1mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In West Sacramento, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In West Sacramento, the average sunshine is 11.9h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in West Sacramento is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in West Sacramento?

In West Sacramento, in August, the average high-temperature is 93.6°F (34.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 100.8°F (38.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in West Sacramento?

The average relative humidity in August is 48%.

How many days does it rain in August in West Sacramento?

In West Sacramento, California, in August, during 1.2 rainfall days, 0.04" (1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in West Sacramento?

August is the month with the least rainfall in West Sacramento. Rain falls for 1.2 days and accumulates 0.04" (1mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does West Sacramento have in August?

The average length of the day in August in West Sacramento is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does West Sacramento have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in West Sacramento, California, is 11.9h.

How high is the UV index in August in West Sacramento?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in West Sacramento is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average temperature in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 93.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (54.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (41.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average pressure in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.91"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average wind speed in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are September and November (5mph).

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Average humidity in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average humidity in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average humidity in August: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (45%).

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Average rainfall in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average rainfall in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.04"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average rainfall days in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.2 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
West Sacramento, CA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average sunshine days in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 29.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (17.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average UV index in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average cloud cover in August - West Sacramento, CA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 7

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in August
West Sacramento, CA

Average visibility in August - West Sacramento, 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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