Weather in Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit, United States in August

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August is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Ogunquit Beach. August is too cold for swimming in Ogunquit Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Ogunquit Beach in the months of May, June, July, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Ogunquit Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Ogunquit Beach in August is 26°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average temperature in Ogunquit Beach in August is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 21° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ogunquit Beach in August is 14°. The minimum temperature is 15° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Ogunquit Beach in August

The average day light hours per day in Ogunquit Beach in August are 14 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Ogunquit Beach in August is typically 8.1 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 Ogunquit Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Ogunquit Beach in August is 16.1° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Ogunquit Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Ogunquit Beach in August is 314.2cm and on average there are 7.4 rainy days in August making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ogunquit Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ogunquit Beach in August is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 18° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ogunquit Beach in August is typically 93.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.1% in the previous month and 93.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ogunquit Beach in August is typically 72.9%. The average relative humidity is 72.3% in the previous month and 73.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ogunquit Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Ogunquit Beach in August is typically 18kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ogunquit Beach in August is typically 6kmh. The average wind speed is 6kmh in the previous month and 6kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ogunquit Beach in August is from the South West.

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