Weather in Cape May Beach, Cape May, United States in August

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Visiting Cape May Beach, Cape May, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Cape May Beach 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 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.5cm (4.9inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 6.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (74°F). August is a good month for swimming in Cape May Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Cape May Beach in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

August is another fantastic month for beach activities at Cape May Beach, with hot and sunny weather that is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the ocean. Snorkeling and diving continue to be popular, as the water remains warm and clear. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are also popular due to the consistent winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Cape May Beach in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.5cm (4.9inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 6.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Cape May Beach in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in Cape May Beach with warm sea temperatures 24°C (74°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Cape May Beach?

Yes, August is a great time for a holiday in Cape May Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 12.5cm (4.9inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 6.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (74°F). August is a good month for swimming in Cape May Beach with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Cape May Beach warm in August?

Yes, Cape May Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in August is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in August is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cape May Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Cape May Beach in August are 13.7. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Cape May Beach in August

August continues to be a busy month at Cape May Beach, with large crowds enjoying the warm weather. While not as crowded as July, the beach is still bustling with visitors. There are no significant public holidays or special events in August, but the summer season keeps the beach lively.

Temperature in Cape May Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in August is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in August is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape May Beach in August is 20°C (68°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 16°C (62°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape May Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.7 per day in Cape May Beach. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape May Beach in August is typically 9.2 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 Cape May Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Cape May Beach in August is 23.5°C (74.3°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cape May Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Cape May Beach in August is 12.5cm (4.9inches) and on average there are 6.2 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape May Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape May Beach in August is 21°C (69°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 18°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape May Beach in August is typically 89.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.6% in the previous month and 88.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape May Beach in August is typically 73.9%. The average relative humidity is 72.9% in the previous month and 72.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape May Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Cape May Beach in August is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape May Beach in August is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape May Beach in August is from the South-Southwest.

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