Phoenix - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Phoenix, Arizona was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot days occurred each August. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Phoenix had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Sky Harbor International Airport near downtown Phoenix.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Phoenix
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
105 83 2018 41 28
105 83 2017 41 28
103 81 2016 39 27
108 86 2015 42 30
102 81 2014 39 27
105 84 2013 41 29
106 85 2012 41 29
109 88 2011 43 31
105 83 2010 40 29
Number of days in August when the temperature in Phoenix rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 31
2017 31 31
2016 31 31
2015 31 31
2014 31 31
2013 31 30
2012 31 31
2011 31 31
2010 31 30

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Phoenix during August in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for August in Phoenix
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
8 2018 1.5 38
5 2017 1.4 36
8 2016 1.3 32
6 2015 1.3 33
4 2014 1.2 30
3 2013 0.4 9
6 2012 1.5 37
1 2011 0.2 4
5 2010 0.4 10
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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