Average Weather in August in Carpinteria California, United States
In Carpinteria, the month of August is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 79°F throughout the month, rarely exceeding 85°F or dropping below 74°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 79°F on August 23.
Daily low temperatures are around 61°F, rarely falling below 55°F or exceeding 66°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 61°F on August 4.
For reference, on August 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Carpinteria typically range from 61°F to 79°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 44°F to 64°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 Carpinteria experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 9% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 9% on August 9.
The clearest day of the month is August 9, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 91% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 45%, while on August 9, 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 Carpinteria, 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 22% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 29.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Carpinteria is essentially constant, remaining about 0.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.2 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Carpinteria, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 52 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 5 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 54 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 13 hours, 50 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Carpinteria is 6:09 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 22 minutes later at 6:30 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 7:59 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 34 minutes earlier at 7:25 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Carpinteria 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 5:46 AM and sets 14 hours, 27 minutes later, at 8:13 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:00 AM and sets 9 hours, 51 minutes later, at 4:52 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Carpinteria is essentially constant during August, remaining around 1% throughout.
For reference, on August 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on November 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 Carpinteria is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 2.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.0 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.7 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 2.7 miles per hour on August 8.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Carpinteria is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Carpinteria is essentially constant during August, remaining around 65°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Carpinteria is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 0.9 kWh, from 8.1 kWh to 7.2 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 Carpinteria are 34.399 deg latitude, -119.518 deg longitude, and 46 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Carpinteria contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,217 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 92 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,853 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,819 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Carpinteria is covered by artificial surfaces (35%), water (31%), and cropland (24%), within 10 miles by water (44%) and shrubs (35%), and within 50 miles by water (39%) and shrubs (33%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Carpinteria 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Carpinteria.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Carpinteria 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 Carpinteria is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Carpinteria and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .