Weather in Los Angeles County, United States in August

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Visiting Los Angeles County, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Los Angeles County for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72.6% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.8hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Los Angeles County for prolonged periods of time.

Also consider visiting Los Angeles County in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Los Angeles County in August?

Yes, August is a great time for sunbathing in Los Angeles County.

August has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72.6% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.8hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in Los Angeles County in August?

Probably not, August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Los Angeles County for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (66°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Los Angeles County?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Los Angeles County.

August has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72.6% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.8hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 2.1cm (0.8inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Los Angeles County for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Los Angeles County warm in August?

Yes, Los Angeles County is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Los Angeles County in August is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (74°) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Los Angeles County in August is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Los Angeles County in August?

The average day light hours per day in Los Angeles County in August are 13.5. The sunshine percentage is 72.6% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.8hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Los Angeles County in August

The average maximum temperature in Los Angeles County in August is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Los Angeles County in August is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Los Angeles County in August is 15°C (59°F). The minimum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Los Angeles County in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.5 per day in Los Angeles County. The sunshine percentage is 72.6% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.8hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Los Angeles County in August is typically 10.5 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Los Angeles County in August

The average sea water temperature in Los Angeles County in August is 19°C (66.2°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Los Angeles County in August

The average total rainfall in Los Angeles County in August is 2.1cm (0.8inches) and on average there are 1.1 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Los Angeles County in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Los Angeles County in August is 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Los Angeles County in August is typically 89.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.5% in the previous month and 88.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Los Angeles County in August is typically 74.3%. The average relative humidity is 74.5% in the previous month and 72.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Los Angeles County in August

The average maximum wind speed in Los Angeles County in August is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Los Angeles County in August is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Los Angeles County in August is from the West.

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