Weather in Old Orchard Beach, Old Orchard Beach, United States in August

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August is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Old Orchard Beach. August is too cold for swimming in Old Orchard Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Old Orchard 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 Old Orchard Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Old Orchard Beach in August is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average temperature in Old Orchard 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 Old Orchard Beach in August is 15°. The minimum temperature is 16° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in Old Orchard Beach in August

The average day light hours per day in Old Orchard 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 Old Orchard 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 Old Orchard Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Old Orchard Beach in August is 16.6° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Old Orchard Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Old Orchard Beach in August is 131.3cm and on average there are 11.8 rainy days in August making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Old Orchard Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Old Orchard Beach in August is 18° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 18° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Old Orchard Beach in August is typically 94.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.6% in the previous month and 94.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Old Orchard Beach in August is typically 75.2%. The average relative humidity is 75.8% in the previous month and 75.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Old Orchard Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Old Orchard Beach in August is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Old Orchard Beach in August is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

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

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