Weather in Lord Howe Island, Lord Howe Islands, Australia in August

So you're interested in going to Lord Howe Island, Lord Howe Islands, Australia in August

August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Lord Howe Island for any length of time. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Sunshine in Lord Howe Island in August

The average day light hours per day in Lord Howe Island in August are 11 and there are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Lord Howe Island in August is typically 4.9 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 Lord Howe Island in August

The average sea water temperature in Lord Howe Island in August is 19.4° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.