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Visiting Ponce, Puerto Rico in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 13.9cm (5.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.2 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 Ponce. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Ponce in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

August continues to be hot and humid in Ponce, with plenty of sunshine for sunbathing and swimming. Snorkeling and diving conditions are still favorable, and the waves are suitable for surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing. August is also the peak of hurricane season, so be prepared for possible storms and heavy rain. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Ponce in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Ponce.

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 13.9cm (5.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.2 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 Ponce in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Ponce?

Yes, August is a great time for a holiday in Ponce.

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 13.9cm (5.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.2 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 Ponce. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Ponce warm in August?

Yes, Ponce is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in August is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in August is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ponce in August?

The average day light hours per day in Ponce in August are 12.7. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Ponce in August

August continues the summer vacation season, and the beaches in Ponce remain crowded. However, the crowds may start to decrease towards the end of the month as schools begin to resume. There are no significant public holidays or events in August that would cause extreme crowding.

Temperature in Ponce in August

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in August is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°F) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in August is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ponce in August is 24°C (76°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ponce in August

During August the average day light hours are 12.7 per day in Ponce. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Ponce in August is typically 13.1 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.

Sea Temperature in Ponce in August

The average sea water temperature in Ponce in August is 28°C (82.4°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Ponce in August

The average total rainfall in Ponce in August is 13.9cm (5.5inches) and on average there are 8.2 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ponce in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ponce in August is 25°C (78°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ponce in August is typically 91.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.8% in the previous month and 93.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ponce in August is typically 77.5%. The average relative humidity is 76% in the previous month and 79.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ponce in August

The average maximum wind speed in Ponce in August is typically 22KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ponce in August is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ponce in August is from the East.

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