Weather in Kathleen Lake, Yukon, Canada in August

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Visiting Kathleen Lake, Yukon, Canada in August

August is one of the best months to visit Kathleen Lake for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 33% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.7cm (1.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). August is too cold for swimming in Kathleen Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Also consider visiting Kathleen Lake in one of the other best months of May, June, July, for the best beach weather.

The weather at Kathleen Lake in August remains warm and sunny, making it an excellent time for beach activities such as swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. Canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboarding continue to be popular, as well as hiking and wildlife spotting in the surrounding area. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Kathleen Lake in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Kathleen Lake.

August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 33% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.7cm (1.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Kathleen Lake in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Kathleen Lake for any length of time, with the sea water at 13°C (56°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Kathleen Lake?

Yes, August is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Kathleen Lake.

August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 33% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.7cm (1.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a cold 13°C (56°F). August is too cold for swimming in Kathleen Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kathleen Lake warm in August?

No, Kathleen Lake is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Kathleen Lake in August is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kathleen Lake in August is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kathleen Lake in August?

The average day light hours per day in Kathleen Lake in August are 15.8. The sunshine percentage is 33% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

More about August sunshine.

Crowds in Kathleen Lake in August

August is another busy month at the beach at Kathleen Lake, with the warm weather continuing to draw crowds. The Discovery Day public holiday, celebrated on the third Monday of August in Yukon, may lead to a temporary increase in visitors. Overall, the beach can be quite crowded during this month.

Temperature in Kathleen Lake in August

The average maximum temperature in Kathleen Lake in August is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kathleen Lake in August is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kathleen Lake in August is 4°C (39°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and -0°C (32°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kathleen Lake in August

During August the average day light hours are 15.8 per day in Kathleen Lake. The sunshine percentage is 33% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kathleen Lake in August is typically 5.5 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 Kathleen Lake in August

The average sea water temperature in Kathleen Lake in August is 13.3°C (55.9°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Kathleen Lake in August

The average total rainfall in Kathleen Lake in August is 3.7cm (1.5inches) and on average there are 11.5 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kathleen Lake in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kathleen Lake in August is 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 3°C (3°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kathleen Lake in August is typically 91.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.1% in the previous month and 91.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kathleen Lake in August is typically 66.7%. The average relative humidity is 60.1% in the previous month and 70.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kathleen Lake in August

The average maximum wind speed in Kathleen Lake in August is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kathleen Lake in August is typically 5KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kathleen Lake in August is from the West-Northwest.

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