Weather in Point Sur Beach, Big Sur, United States in August

So you're interested in going to Point Sur Beach, Big Sur, United States in August

August is a slightly cold and very dry time for sunbathing in Point Sur Beach. August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Point Sur Beach for any length of time. Consider visiting Point Sur Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Point Sur Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Point Sur Beach in August is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Point Sur Beach in August is 16°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Point Sur Beach in August is 13°. The minimum temperature is 13° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Point Sur Beach in August

The average day light hours per day in Point Sur Beach in August are 13.6 and there are 10 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Point Sur Beach in August is typically 10.1 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.

Sea Temperature in Point Sur Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Point Sur Beach in August is 17.1° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Point Sur Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Point Sur Beach in August is 0.9cm and on average there are 2.6 rainy days in August making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Point Sur Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Point Sur Beach in August is 13° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Point Sur Beach in August is typically 92.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.3% in the previous month and 90.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Point Sur Beach in August is typically 79%. The average relative humidity is 78.6% in the previous month and 75.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Point Sur Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Point Sur Beach in August is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Point Sur Beach in August is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 7kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Point Sur Beach in August is from the West.

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