Weather in Western Australia, Australia in August

So you're interested in going to Western Australia, Australia in August

August is a cold and dry time for sunbathing in Western Australia and not really recommended. August is too cold for swimming in Western Australia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Western Australia in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Western Australia in August

The average maximum temperature in Western Australia in August is 16°. The average maximum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Australia in August is 12°. The average temperature ranges is 11° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Western Australia in August is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Western Australia in August

The average day light hours per day in Western Australia in August are 11 and there are 7 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Western Australia in August is typically 5.2 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Western Australia in August

The average sea water temperature in Western Australia in August is 15.9° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Western Australia in August

The average total rainfall in Western Australia in August is 4.1cm and on average there are 6.4 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Western Australia in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Western Australia in August is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Western Australia in August is typically 72.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 72.7% in the previous month and 71.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Western Australia in August is typically 55.7%. The average relative humidity is 56.9% in the previous month and 55.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Western Australia in August

The average maximum wind speed in Western Australia in August is typically 20kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Western Australia in August is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Western Australia in August is from the South-Southwest.