Average Weather in August in Citrus Park Arizona, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 105°F to 102°F, rarely falling below 95°F or exceeding 111°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 82°F to 78°F, rarely falling below 71°F or exceeding 88°F.
For reference, on July 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Citrus Park typically range from 80°F to 106°F, while on December 26, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°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 Citrus Park experiences rapidly decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 33% to 20%.
The clearest day of the month is August 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 80% of the time.
For reference, on February 19, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 38%, while on September 18, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 86%.
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 Citrus Park, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 17% and ending it at 15%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 18% on August 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on June 12.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Citrus Park is essentially constant, remaining about 0.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.8 inches or falling below 0.2 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 0.9 inches on August 15.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Citrus Park, 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, 49 seconds, and weekly decrease of 12 minutes, 42 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 52 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 13 hours, 47 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Citrus Park is 5:42 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 21 minutes later at 6:03 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 7:29 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 33 minutes earlier at 6:55 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Citrus Park during 2020.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:20 AM and sets 14 hours, 23 minutes later, at 7:42 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:30 AM and sets 9 hours, 56 minutes later, at 5:26 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Citrus Park is gradually decreasing during August, falling from 23% to 21% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 25% on August 13.
For reference, on August 13, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 25% 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Citrus Park is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.0 miles per hour, while on August 15, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.1 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 6.1 miles per hour on August 24.
Average Wind Speed in August
The hourly average wind direction in Citrus Park throughout August is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 43% on August 2.
Wind Direction in August
While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Citrus Park over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 1, with a 57% chance.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Citrus Park are very rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 1,037°F, from 4,360°F to 5,396°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Citrus Park is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 6.8 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Citrus Park are 33.549 deg latitude, -112.444 deg longitude, and 1,181 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Citrus Park contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 157 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,183 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (3,127 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (7,087 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Citrus Park is covered by shrubs (75%) and grassland (19%), within 10 miles by shrubs (81%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (84%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Citrus Park 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 Citrus Park.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Citrus Park 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 Park is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Citrus Park and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Luke Air Force Base (68%, 7 kilometers, east); Phoenix Goodyear Airport (21%, 16 kilometers, south); and Buckeye Municipal Airport (11%, 27 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .