Average Weather in August in Pochutla Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 82°F, rarely falling below 75°F or exceeding 87°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 82°F on August 2.
Daily low temperatures are around 58°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 62°F.
For reference, on April 17, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pochutla typically range from 56°F to 88°F, while on January 14, the coldest day of the year, they range from 49°F to 80°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 Pochutla experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 88% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is August 2, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 13% of the time.
For reference, on June 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 91%, while on February 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 70%.
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 Pochutla, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 67% and ending it at 77%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 77% on September 1, and its lowest chance is 1% on December 8.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Pochutla is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 5.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.4 inches or falls below 2.8 inches, and ending the month at 6.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 10.1 inches or falls below 3.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Pochutla, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 26 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 52 seconds, and weekly decrease of 6 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 28 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 12 hours, 54 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Pochutla is 7:14 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 7 minutes later at 7:21 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:08 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 19 minutes earlier at 7:49 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Pochutla during 2021, 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 7:01 AM and sets 13 hours, 11 minutes later, at 8:13 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:01 AM and sets 11 hours, 4 minutes later, at 6:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for August 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Pochutla is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1% of 23% throughout.
For reference, on June 21, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 26% of the time, while on January 14, 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 Pochutla is essentially constant during August, remaining around 3.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour, while on August 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 3.8 miles per hour on August 17.
Average Wind Speed in August
The hourly average wind direction in Pochutla throughout August is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 47% on August 1.
Wind Direction in August
Temperatures in Pochutla 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 Pochutla are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 580°F, from 3,917°F to 4,496°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pochutla is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 5.7 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Pochutla are 17.659 deg latitude, -98.898 deg longitude, and 3,793 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pochutla contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,699 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,326 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,262 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,222 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pochutla is covered by shrubs (64%), trees (19%), and cropland (17%), within 10 miles by shrubs (65%) and cropland (18%), and within 50 miles by trees (39%) and shrubs (36%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pochutla, 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, General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Pochutla.
At a distance of 136 kilometers from Pochutla, 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 Pochutla 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 airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .