Average Weather in August in La Playa Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 92°F, rarely falling below 87°F or exceeding 97°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 79°F, rarely falling below 76°F or exceeding 82°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in La Playa typically range from 80°F to 93°F, while on January 22, the coldest day of the year, they range from 61°F to 79°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 La Playa experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 73% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 76% on August 22.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 30% of the time.
For reference, on August 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 76%, while on June 6, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 83%.
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 La Playa, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 12% and ending it at 23%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on September 6, and its lowest chance is 0% on June 5.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in La Playa is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.4 inches, and ending the month at 2.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.8 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in La Playa, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 35 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 9 seconds, and weekly decrease of 8 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 36 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 13 hours, 11 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in La Playa is 6:49 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 11 minutes later at 7:00 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:00 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 23 minutes earlier at 7:36 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in La Playa 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 6:33 AM and sets 13 hours, 33 minutes later, at 8:07 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:55 AM and sets 10 hours, 43 minutes later, at 5:38 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in La Playa is increasing during August, rising from 93% to 99% over the course of the month.
For reference, on August 30, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 99% of the time, while on February 12, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 La Playa is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.1 miles per hour, while on August 7, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 6.9 miles per hour on August 7.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
La Playa 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 La Playa is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1°F of 83°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in August
Temperatures in La Playa are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in La Playa are very rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 1,008°F, from 5,461°F to 6,469°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in La Playa is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 0.7 kWh, from 5.9 kWh to 5.2 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 La Playa are 23.064 deg latitude, -109.668 deg longitude, and 46 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of La Playa contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 617 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 80 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (3,255 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,864 feet).
The area within 2 miles of La Playa is covered by shrubs (61%) and water (36%), within 10 miles by water (42%) and shrubs (40%), and within 50 miles by water (72%) and trees (15%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in La Playa 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 is only a single weather station, Los Cabos International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of La Playa.
At a distance of 11 kilometers from La Playa, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and La Playa according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .