Best Beaches in Australia in August

PICK A MONTH FOR BEST BEACHES IN AUSTRALIA

These are the best beaches in Australia in August, based on average sunshine, sea temperature, rainfall and temperature. Though many factors can come into play when choosing your beach destination, the beach weather will often be a deciding factor. Here we list the top beaches based on the average weather conditions and sea temperature.

Best Beach Destinations in Australia in August

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    25°C (76°F) Sea
    8.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Four Mile Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (76°F). August is a good month for swimming in Four Mile Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    25°C (76°F) Sea
    8.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Palm Cove. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (76°F). August is a good month for swimming in Palm Cove with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    22°C (72°F) Sea
    8.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.8 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 3.1cm (1.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Airlie Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). August is a good month for swimming in Airlie Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    16°C (60°F) Sea
    8.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    1.6 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Turquoise Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). August is too cold for swimming in Turquoise Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 27°C (81°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    8.1 Hrs of Sun / Day
    1.8 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Shark Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). August is too cold for swimming in Shark Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    15°C (60°F) Sea
    8.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    1.6 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Coral Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). August is too cold for swimming in Coral Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    25°C (77°F) Sea
    5.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Green Island. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (77°F). August is a good month for swimming in Green Island with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    25°C (77°F) Sea
    5.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Coral Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (77°F). August is a good month for swimming in Coral Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    25°C (77°F) Sea
    5.1 Hrs of Sun / Day
    8.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 2.8cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Batt Reef. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (77°F). August is a good month for swimming in Batt Reef with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 20°C (67°F) Air
    20°C (67°F) Sea
    8.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    2.5 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 80% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Booti Booti National Park. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (67°F). August is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Booti Booti National Park.

  • 30°C (87°F) Air
    13°C (56°F) Sea
    9.7 Hrs of Sun / Day
    2.4 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 84% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.7hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.8cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 2.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a perfect time for sunbathing in Cable Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). August is too cold for swimming in Cable Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    22°C (72°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.8 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.1cm (1.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Whitehaven Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). August is a good month for swimming in Whitehaven Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 22°C (72°F) Air
    22°C (72°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.8 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.1cm (1.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Hamilton Island. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). August is a good month for swimming in Hamilton Island with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 18°C (65°F) Air
    16°C (62°F) Sea
    6.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    0.0 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Lucky Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Lucky Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 18°C (65°F) Air
    16°C (62°F) Sea
    6.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    0.0 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Twilight Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Twilight Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 18°C (65°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    6.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    0.0 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Salmon Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). August is too cold for swimming in Salmon Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 22°C (71°F) Air
    21°C (69°F) Sea
    4.5 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.2 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Kings Beach. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (69°F). August is a pleasant month for swimming in Kings Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

  • 17°C (63°F) Air
    18°C (65°F) Sea
    8.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    15.5 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 1.7cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Tamarama Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Tamarama Beach for prolonged periods of time.

  • 21°C (71°F) Air
    21°C (70°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.7cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Rainbow Bay Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (70°F). August is a good month for swimming in Rainbow Bay Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 21°C (71°F) Air
    21°C (70°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.7cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Coolangatta Beach. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (70°F). August is a good month for swimming in Coolangatta Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 21°C (71°F) Air
    21°C (70°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.7cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Noosa Main Beach. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). August is a pleasant month for swimming in Noosa Main Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

  • 21°C (71°F) Air
    21°C (70°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.7cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Surfers Paradise. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). August is a pleasant month for swimming in Surfers Paradise though some people may prefer warmer water.

  • 21°C (71°F) Air
    21°C (70°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.7cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Burleigh Heads Beach. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). August is a pleasant month for swimming in Burleigh Heads Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

  • 21°C (71°F) Air
    21°C (70°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    6.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.7cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 6.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Duranbah Beach. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). August is a pleasant month for swimming in Duranbah Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    19°C (65°F) Sea
    8.4 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.6cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Palm Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Palm Beach for prolonged periods of time.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    18°C (65°F) Sea
    8.4 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.6cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mona Vale Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Mona Vale Beach for prolonged periods of time.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    18°C (65°F) Sea
    8.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.6cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Shelly Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Shelly Beach for prolonged periods of time.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    18°C (65°F) Sea
    8.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.6cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Manly Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Manly Beach for prolonged periods of time.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    18°C (65°F) Sea
    8.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.6cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Sydney Harbor. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Sydney Harbor for prolonged periods of time.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    18°C (65°F) Sea
    8.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    9.7 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.6cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Bondi Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Bondi Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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