August weather forecast
Death Valley National Park, CA

Amargosa Range
Amargosa Range's Zabriskie point located in the Death Valley National Park in California

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a burning hot month in Death Valley National Park, California, with an average temperature varying between 114.6°F (45.9°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C).

Temperature

In Death Valley National Park, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still blazing hot 114.6°F (45.9°C). In Death Valley National Park, the average low-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout August, 0.12" (3mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Death Valley National Park, during the entire year, the rain falls for 20 days and collects up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In Death Valley National Park, California, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:18 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In Death Valley National Park, the average sunshine in August is 12h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Death Valley National Park, California, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Death Valley National Park?

In Death Valley National Park, California, in August, the average high-temperature is 114.6°F (45.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Death Valley National Park?

In Death Valley National Park, during August, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.12" (3mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Death Valley National Park have in August?

The average day length in August is 13h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Death Valley National Park?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:18 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Death Valley National Park have in August?

In Death Valley National Park, the average sunshine duration in August is 12h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Death Valley National Park?

The months with the highest UV index in Death Valley National Park are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 10.

What is the UV index reading in August in Death Valley National Park?

In Death Valley National Park, California, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in August
Death Valley National Park, CA

Average temperature in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average high temperature in August: 114.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (116.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (65.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 85.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (88°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (38.3°F).

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Average rainfall in August
Death Valley National Park, CA

Average rainfall in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (0.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0").

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Average rainfall days in August
Death Valley National Park, CA

Average rainfall days in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February, March and December (3 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June and July (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Death Valley National Park, CA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 43min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 13h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in August
Death Valley National Park, CA

Average UV index in August - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average UV index in August: 10

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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