Weather in Wales, United Kingdom in August

So you're interested in going to Wales, United Kingdom in August

August is a slightly cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Wales. August is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Wales in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Wales in August

The average maximum temperature in Wales in August is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average temperature in Wales in August is 16°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Wales in August is 12°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in Wales in August

The average day light hours per day in Wales in August are 14.6 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Wales in August is typically 6.2 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Wales in August

The average sea water temperature in Wales in August is 16.4° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Wales in August

The average total rainfall in Wales in August is 4.1cm and on average there are 12.6 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Wales in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Wales in August is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Wales in August is typically 96%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.4% in the previous month and 96.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Wales in August is typically 81.9%. The average relative humidity is 81% in the previous month and 82.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Wales in August

The average maximum wind speed in Wales in August is typically 36kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 34kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Wales in August is typically 22kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Wales in August is from the West-Southwest.

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