Weather in El Salvador in August

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August is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in El Salvador. August is an excellent month for swimming in El Salvador with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting El Salvador in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in El Salvador in August

The average maximum temperature in El Salvador in August is 33°. The average maximum temperature is 34° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in El Salvador in August is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in El Salvador in August is 23°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in El Salvador in August

The average day light hours per day in El Salvador in August are 12.6 and there are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in El Salvador in August is typically 13.7 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and 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. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in El Salvador in August

The average sea water temperature in El Salvador in August is 28.1° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in El Salvador in August

The average total rainfall in El Salvador in August is 6.2cm and on average there are 14 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in El Salvador in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in El Salvador in August is 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in El Salvador in August is typically 96.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.2% in the previous month and 97.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in El Salvador in August is typically 75.1%. The average relative humidity is 72.2% in the previous month and 80.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in El Salvador in August

The average maximum wind speed in El Salvador in August is typically 15kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in El Salvador in August is typically 5kmh. The average wind speed is 5kmh in the previous month and 5kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in El Salvador in August is from the East-Southeast.

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