Average Weather during August in San Francisco (California), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in San Francisco in August is 12.0°C (53.6°F). The amount of rain in August is extremely low with an average of 1mm (0.0in). This month generally has very pleasant temperatures. The average maximum temperature lies around 20.0°C (68°F). With a water temperature of around 14.0°C (57.2°F), this is not the best month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit San Francisco. It has 287 hours of sun.

So what to wear in August? Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. For visitors traveling to San Francisco we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 53 °F
Max Temperature 68 °F
Water Temperature 57 °F
Chance of Rain 3%
Precipitation 0 in
Rainy Days 1
Sunshine Hours 287

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

More Climate Information For San Francisco

Weather and Climate offers all the information you need to know about the climate in San Francisco.

We collected past weather data from many thousand weather stations around the world. So find on this website the historical weather averages in other cities in United States of America and climate and forecast data for all other countries in the world.

Where to stay in San Francisco

Booking.com