The average day light hours per day in Playa Ancon in August are 12.9 and there are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
The ultraviolet index in Playa Ancon in August is typically 12.7 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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.
The average sea water temperature in Playa Ancon in August is 29.3° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.