Annual average weather for Sand Dollar Beach, Monterey County, United States

Annual Temperature for Sand Dollar Beach

The hottest month in Sand Dollar Beach is September when the average maximum temperature is 21°, average temperature is 16° and average minimum temperature is 12°.

The coolest month in Sand Dollar Beach is January when the average maximum temperature is 16°, average temperature is 11° and average minimum temperature is .

Annual Sunshine for Sand Dollar Beach

The longest days in Sand Dollar 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 Sand Dollar Beach are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 11.1 hours of sunshine per day, making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days. December has the least sunshine with an average of 5.6 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 11 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 Sand Dollar Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Sand Dollar Beach are found in September when they peak at 18° and lowest in January when they dip to 14°.

The sea is best for swimming between June 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 Sand Dollar Beach

The wettest month in Sand Dollar Beach is December with 73.8cm of rain and February has the most days of rain with 12.5 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Sand Dollar Beach is July with 0.6cm of rain and the least days of rain with 1.8 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Sand Dollar Beach

The most humid month in Sand Dollar Beach is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 13° which is very comfortable.

The least humid month in Sand Dollar Beach is January with a dew point of which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Sand Dollar Beach

The most windy month in Sand Dollar Beach is April when the average maximum windspeed is 24kmh and the average wind speed is 10kmh.

The least windy month in Sand Dollar Beach is November when the average maximum windspeed is 18kmh and the average wind speed is 7kmh.

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