Average Weather in August in Johnstonville California, United States
In Johnstonville, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 88°F to 84°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 95°F or dropping below 75°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 88°F on August 3.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 56°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 45°F or exceeding 62°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Johnstonville typically range from 56°F to 88°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 25°F to 41°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 Johnstonville experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 14% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 88% of the time.
For reference, on January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57%, while on July 28, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 89%.
Cloud Cover in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Johnstonville, 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 32% on February 28, and its lowest chance is 2% on August 23.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Johnstonville is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.1 inches on August 8.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Johnstonville, 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, 10 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 21 seconds, and weekly decrease of 16 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 6 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 16 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Johnstonville is 6:00 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 29 minutes later at 6:29 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:16 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 41 minutes earlier at 7:35 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Johnstonville 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 5:32 AM and sets 15 hours, 4 minutes later, at 8:36 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:22 AM and sets 9 hours, 17 minutes later, at 4:39 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Johnstonville is essentially constant during August, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Johnstonville is essentially constant during August, remaining around 2.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.5 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.8 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 2.8 miles per hour on August 6.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Johnstonville is decreasing during August, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 8.0 kWh to 6.9 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 Johnstonville are 40.384 deg latitude, -120.587 deg longitude, and 4,160 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Johnstonville contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 509 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,160 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (3,753 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,560 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Johnstonville is covered by shrubs (43%), cropland (42%), and grassland (15%), within 10 miles by shrubs (54%) and trees (31%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (52%) and trees (40%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Johnstonville 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Johnstonville.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Johnstonville 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 Johnstonville is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Johnstonville and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Reno/Tahoe International Airport (20%, 122 kilometers, southeast); Alturas Municipal Airport (20%, 123 kilometers, north); Blue Canyon-Nyack Airport (19%, 124 kilometers, south); Truckee Tahoe Airport (17%, 125 kilometers, south); Chico Municipal Airport (12%, 126 kilometers, southwest); and Redding Municipal Airport (11%, 146 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .