Weather in Shelly Beach, Sydney, Australia in August

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Visiting Shelly Beach, Sydney, Australia in August

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.

Consider visiting Shelly Beach in the months of January, February, November, December, for the best beach weather.

August brings slightly warmer temperatures and less frequent rain showers to Shelly Beach. Swimming and sunbathing may still not be as popular during this month, but snorkeling and diving can be enjoyed on calmer days. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing can be enjoyed by those who are prepared for the cooler conditions and occasional rain showers. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Shelly Beach in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Shelly Beach.

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.

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Can you swim in Shelly Beach in August?

Probably not, August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Shelly Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (65°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Shelly Beach?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Shelly Beach.

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.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Shelly Beach warm in August?

Yes, Shelly Beach is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Shelly Beach in August is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Shelly Beach in August is 14°C (57°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Shelly Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Shelly Beach in August are 10.9. 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.

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Crowds in Shelly Beach in August

August is still a winter month in Sydney, and the beach remains quiet. The weather starts to warm up slightly towards the end of the month, but it is still not ideal for beach activities. There are no public holidays or special events in August that affect crowd levels at Shelly Beach.

Temperature in Shelly Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Shelly Beach in August is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Shelly Beach in August is 14°C (57°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Shelly Beach in August is 10°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Shelly Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 10.9 per day in Shelly Beach. 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.

The ultraviolet index in Shelly Beach in August is typically 4.2 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 Shelly Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Shelly Beach in August is 18.4°C (65.1°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Shelly Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Shelly Beach in August is 12.6cm (5.0inches) and on average there are 9.7 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Shelly Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Shelly Beach in August is 9°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Shelly Beach in August is typically 80.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.6% in the previous month and 83.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Shelly Beach in August is typically 58.8%. The average relative humidity is 64.1% in the previous month and 59.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Shelly Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Shelly Beach in August is typically 34KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 36KM/H (22MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Shelly Beach in August is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Shelly Beach in August is from the West-Northwest.

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