Average Weather in August in Citrus Heights California, United States
In Citrus Heights, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 3°F, from 95°F to 92°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 103°F or dropping below 83°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 63°F to 61°F, rarely falling below 56°F or exceeding 69°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Citrus Heights typically range from 63°F to 95°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 39°F to 54°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in August
The month of August in Citrus Heights experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 10% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 91% of the time.
For reference, on February 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Citrus Heights, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 1% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 21.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Citrus Heights is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Citrus Heights, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 6 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 12 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 25 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 3 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 9 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Citrus Heights is 6:06 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 27 minutes later at 6:33 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:15 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 39 minutes earlier at 7:36 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Citrus Heights during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 53 minutes later, at 8:33 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:19 AM and sets 9 hours, 27 minutes later, at 4:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Citrus Heights is essentially constant during August, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 10, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Citrus Heights is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 3.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on July 20, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.7 miles per hour, while on October 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Citrus Heights is decreasing during August, falling by 1.1 kWh, from 7.9 kWh to 6.8 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Citrus Heights are 38.707 deg latitude, -121.281 deg longitude, and 161 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Citrus Heights contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 128 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 163 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (696 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (6,683 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Citrus Heights is covered by artificial surfaces (99%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (54%) and grassland (22%), and within 50 miles by cropland (33%) and grassland (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Citrus Heights year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Citrus Heights.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Citrus Heights according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Citrus Heights is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Citrus Heights and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Mc Clellan Airfield (47%, 11 kilometers, southwest); Sacramento Mather Airport (29%, 16 kilometers, south); Lincoln Regional Airport (16%, 23 kilometers, north); Auburn Municipal Airport (4.8%, 33 kilometers, northeast); and Placerville Airport (2.3%, 46 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .