Average Weather in August in Bonsall California, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 82°F, rarely falling below 77°F or exceeding 90°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 83°F on August 24.
Daily low temperatures are around 63°F, rarely falling below 56°F or exceeding 69°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 64°F on August 6.
For reference, on August 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Bonsall typically range from 63°F to 83°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°F to 66°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 Bonsall experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 12% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is August 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 90% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Bonsall, 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 21% on February 22, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 26.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Bonsall is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.4 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Bonsall, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 54 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 47 seconds, and weekly decrease of 12 minutes, 32 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 53 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 13 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Bonsall is 6:01 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 21 minutes later at 6:22 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 7:48 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 33 minutes earlier at 7:15 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Bonsall during 2018, 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 5:39 AM and sets 14 hours, 22 minutes later, at 8:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:48 AM and sets 9 hours, 57 minutes later, at 4:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Bonsall is essentially constant during August, remaining around 5% throughout.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 5% on August 31.
For reference, on August 31, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 5% of the time, while on November 13, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Bonsall is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour, while on September 8, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Bonsall 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 Bonsall is essentially constant during August, remaining around 70°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 70°F on August 26.
Average Water Temperature in August
The growing season in Bonsall typically lasts for 11 months (347 days), from around January 14 to around December 28, rarely starting after February 19, or ending before November 27.
The month of August in Bonsall is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Bonsall are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 664°F, from 2,482°F to 3,146°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Bonsall is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 0.8 kWh, from 7.8 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 Bonsall are 33.289 deg latitude, -117.226 deg longitude, and 384 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Bonsall contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 597 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 330 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,916 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (10,771 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Bonsall is covered by cropland (77%) and grassland (14%), within 10 miles by shrubs (48%) and artificial surfaces (23%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (44%) and water (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Bonsall 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Bonsall.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Bonsall 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 Bonsall is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Bonsall and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station (52%, 12 kilometers, west); Oceanside Municipal Airport (40%, 14 kilometers, southwest); March Air Reserve Base (4.5%, 68 kilometers, north); and Palm Springs International Airport (3.5%, 89 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .