August brings cooler weather and less rainfall, making it a great time for sunbathing and beach activities. The sea is still perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are popular due to the consistent trade winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.
In August, the weather in La Reunion starts to improve slightly, but it is still the winter season. The beach at La Pointe au Sel, Saint Leu remains relatively quiet, with only a few people visiting on sunny days. There are no public holidays or special events in August that would significantly impact the beach's crowd levels.
The average maximum temperature in La Pointe au Sel in August is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.
The average temperature in La Pointe au Sel in August is 22°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.
The average minimum temperature in La Pointe au Sel in August is 19°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.
The average day light hours per day in La Pointe au Sel in August are 11.4 and there are 7.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
The ultraviolet index in La Pointe au Sel in August is typically 8.3 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 La Pointe au Sel in August is 22.6° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The average maximum wind speed in La Pointe au Sel in August is typically 34kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 33kmh in the previous month and 32kmh in the next month.
The average wind speed in La Pointe au Sel in August is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.
The average wind direction in La Pointe au Sel in August is from the East-Southeast.