Weather in Gold Coast, Australia in August

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Visiting Gold Coast, Australia in August

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 Gold Coast. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (70°F). August is a good month for swimming in Gold Coast with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Consider visiting Gold Coast in the months of January, September, November, December, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Gold Coast in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Gold Coast.

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.

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Can you swim in Gold Coast in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in Gold Coast with warm sea temperatures 21°C (70°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Gold Coast?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Gold Coast.

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 Gold Coast. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (70°F). August is a good month for swimming in Gold Coast with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Gold Coast warm in August?

Yes, Gold Coast is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Gold Coast in August is 21°C (71°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (69°) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Gold Coast in August is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Gold Coast in August?

The average day light hours per day in Gold Coast in August are 11.1. 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.

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Temperature in Gold Coast in August

The average maximum temperature in Gold Coast in August is 21°C (71°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Gold Coast in August is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Gold Coast in August is 10°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Gold Coast in August

During August the average day light hours are 11.1 per day in Gold Coast. 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.

The ultraviolet index in Gold Coast in August is typically 6 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 Gold Coast in August

The average sea water temperature in Gold Coast in August is 21.1°C (70.0°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Gold Coast in August

The average total rainfall in Gold Coast in August is 6.7cm (2.6inches) and on average there are 6.1 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Gold Coast in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Gold Coast in August is 13°C (55°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Gold Coast in August is typically 92.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.4% in the previous month and 90.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Gold Coast in August is typically 68.3%. The average relative humidity is 69.9% in the previous month and 69.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Gold Coast in August

The average maximum wind speed in Gold Coast in August is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Gold Coast in August is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

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

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