Death Valley - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Death Valley, California 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 Death Valley had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Death Valley
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
117 92 2018 47 33
116 90 2017 47 32
116 90 2016 47 32
117 88 2015 47 31
113 85 2014 45 29
114 89 2013 46 31
118 90 2012 48 32
117 87 2011 47 30
115 86 2010 46 30
Number of days in August when the temperature in Death Valley 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 30
2013 31 31
2012 31 31
2011 31 31
2010 31 31

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Death Valley 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 Death Valley
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
0 2018 0.0 0
3 2017 0.2 4
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
2 2014 0.2 4
1 2013 0.1 2
5 2012 0.7 19
2 2011 0.5 13
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

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

Death Valley - Recent Years
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