Annual average weather for Pfeiffer State Beach, Big Sur, United States

Annual Temperature for Pfeiffer State Beach

The hottest month in Pfeiffer State Beach is August when the average maximum temperature is 32°, average temperature is 27° and average minimum temperature is 21°.

The coolest month in Pfeiffer State Beach is January when the average maximum temperature is 17°, average temperature is 11° and average minimum temperature is .

Annual Sunshine for Pfeiffer State Beach

The longest days in Pfeiffer State Beach are in June, with an average of 14.6 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 9.7 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Pfeiffer State Beach are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 9.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month with few clouds. December has the least sunshine with an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 10.9 and lowest in December when it reaches 2.6.

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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Pfeiffer State Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Pfeiffer State Beach are found in August when they peak at 17° and lowest in June when they dip to 13°.

The sea is best for swimming between July and December when the temperature is above 15° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Annual Rainfall for Pfeiffer State Beach

The wettest month in Pfeiffer State Beach is November with 1.8cm of rain and February has the most days of rain with 9.6 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Pfeiffer State Beach is June with 0cm of rain and the least days of rain with 1.2 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Pfeiffer State Beach

The most humid month in Pfeiffer State Beach is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

The least humid month in Pfeiffer State Beach is January with a dew point of 10° which is very comfortable.

Annual Wind Speed for Pfeiffer State Beach

The most windy month in Pfeiffer State Beach is March when the average maximum windspeed is 31kmh and the average wind speed is 12kmh.

The least windy month in Pfeiffer State Beach is December when the average maximum windspeed is 23kmh and the average wind speed is 9kmh.

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