Average Weather in August in Dollar Point California, United States
In Dollar Point, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 81°F to 77°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 87°F or dropping below 69°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 81°F on August 3.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 42°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on July 29, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Dollar Point typically range from 42°F to 81°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 16°F to 39°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 Dollar Point experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 13% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is August 7, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 88% of the time.
For reference, on March 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 54%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 89%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Dollar Point, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 3% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on February 23, and its lowest chance is 2% on July 19.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Dollar Point is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Dollar Point, 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, 7 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 14 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 41 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 4 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 11 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Dollar Point is 6:01 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 27 minutes later at 6:28 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:11 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 40 minutes earlier at 7:31 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Dollar Point 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 5:34 AM and sets 14 hours, 56 minutes later, at 8:30 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:16 AM and sets 9 hours, 25 minutes later, at 4:41 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Dollar Point is essentially constant during August, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Dollar Point is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 27, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 5.1 miles per hour on August 6.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Dollar Point is decreasing during August, falling by 1.1 kWh, from 8.1 kWh to 7.0 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 Dollar Point are 39.188 deg latitude, -120.100 deg longitude, and 6,230 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Dollar Point contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 958 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,348 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,852 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,200 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Dollar Point is covered by water (55%) and trees (44%), within 10 miles by trees (52%) and water (39%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (48%) and trees (43%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Dollar Point 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Dollar Point.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Dollar Point 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 Dollar Point is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Dollar Point and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .