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Visiting San Luis Obispo County, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit San Luis Obispo County 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 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in San Luis Obispo County for prolonged periods of time.

Also consider visiting San Luis Obispo County in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in San Luis Obispo County in August?

Yes, August is a great time for sunbathing in San Luis Obispo County.

August has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in San Luis Obispo County in August?

Probably not, August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in San Luis Obispo County for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (65°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in San Luis Obispo County?

Yes, August is a great time for a holiday in San Luis Obispo County.

August has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in San Luis Obispo County for prolonged periods of time.

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Is San Luis Obispo County warm in August?

Yes, San Luis Obispo County is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in San Luis Obispo County in August is 29°C (84°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (83°) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in San Luis Obispo County in August is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is San Luis Obispo County in August?

The average day light hours per day in San Luis Obispo County in August are 13.5. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

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Temperature in San Luis Obispo County in August

The average maximum temperature in San Luis Obispo County in August is 29°C (84°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in San Luis Obispo County in August is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in San Luis Obispo County in August is 13°C (55°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in San Luis Obispo County in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.5 per day in San Luis Obispo County. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in San Luis Obispo County in August is typically 10.6 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 San Luis Obispo County in August

The average sea water temperature in San Luis Obispo County in August is 18.5°C (65.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in San Luis Obispo County in August

The average total rainfall in San Luis Obispo County in August is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 0.5 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in San Luis Obispo County in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in San Luis Obispo County in August is 13°C (55°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in San Luis Obispo County in August is typically 89.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.9% in the previous month and 87.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in San Luis Obispo County in August is typically 67.4%. The average relative humidity is 67.2% in the previous month and 64.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in San Luis Obispo County in August

The average maximum wind speed in San Luis Obispo County in August is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in San Luis Obispo County in August is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in San Luis Obispo County in August is from the West-Northwest.

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