Weather in New Jersey, United States in August

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Visiting New Jersey, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit New Jersey 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 (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.8hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 11.5cm (4.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). August is a good month for swimming in New Jersey with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting New Jersey in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in New Jersey in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in New Jersey.

August has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.8hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 11.5cm (4.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.5 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 New Jersey in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in New Jersey with warm sea temperatures 22°C (72°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in New Jersey?

Yes, August is a great time for a holiday in New Jersey.

August has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.8hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 11.5cm (4.5inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). August is a good month for swimming in New Jersey with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is New Jersey warm in August?

Yes, New Jersey is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in New Jersey in August is 28°C (83°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New Jersey in August is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is New Jersey in August?

The average day light hours per day in New Jersey in August are 13.7. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.8hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in New Jersey in August

The average maximum temperature in New Jersey in August is 28°C (83°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New Jersey in August is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New Jersey in August is 19°C (66°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in New Jersey in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.7 per day in New Jersey. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.8hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in New Jersey in August is typically 9 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 New Jersey in August

The average sea water temperature in New Jersey in August is 22.3°C (72.1°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in New Jersey in August

The average total rainfall in New Jersey in August is 11.5cm (4.5inches) and on average there are 9.5 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New Jersey in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New Jersey in August is 20°C (68°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New Jersey in August is typically 88.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.4% in the previous month and 89.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New Jersey in August is typically 70.1%. The average relative humidity is 68.5% in the previous month and 70.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New Jersey in August

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

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

The average wind direction in New Jersey in August is from the South West.

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