Best Beaches in Northern Europe in August

PICK A MONTH FOR BEST BEACHES IN NORTHERN EUROPE

These are the best beaches in Northern Europe in August, based on average sunshine, sea temperature, rainfall and temperature. Though many factors can come into play when choosing your beach destination, the beach weather will often be a deciding factor. Here we list the top beaches based on the average weather conditions and sea temperature.

Best Beach Destinations in Northern Europe in August

  • 20°C (68°F) Air
    24°C (75°F) Sea
    6.4 Hrs of Sun / Day
    11.4 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in England. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). August is a good month for swimming in England with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 21°C (71°F) Air
    24°C (75°F) Sea
    6.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    13.4 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (71°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Kent. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). August is a good month for swimming in Kent with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 18°C (65°F) Air
    17°C (62°F) Sea
    6.8 Hrs of Sun / Day
    17.0 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cornwall. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Cornwall for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (66°F) Air
    17°C (62°F) Sea
    6.1 Hrs of Sun / Day
    12.6 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 4.1cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Wales. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (65°F) Air
    17°C (62°F) Sea
    5.0 Hrs of Sun / Day
    20.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 34% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 20.1 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Ring of Kerry. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Ring of Kerry for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 16°C (61°F) Air
    24°C (75°F) Sea
    4.3 Hrs of Sun / Day
    22.3 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 28% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 4.3 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.4cm (0.6inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 22.3 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Scotland. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). August is a good month for swimming in Scotland with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 17°C (62°F) Air
    24°C (75°F) Sea
    4.6 Hrs of Sun / Day
    24.5 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 30% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 4.6 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it very dry with only very occasional light showers. There are 24.5 days with some rainfall, so although many days have some rainfall the rain is sparse and light on those days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Outer Hebrides. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). August is a good month for swimming in Outer Hebrides with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 15°C (59°F) Air
    16°C (61°F) Sea
    5.8 Hrs of Sun / Day
    12.1 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 33% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Lofoten Islands. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). August is too cold for swimming in Lofoten Islands for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 19°C (65°F) Air
    17°C (62°F) Sea
    4.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    23.8 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 33% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 13.6cm (5.4inches) making it quite rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 23.8 days with some rainfall so there are few clear days to enjoy the beach.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in County Clare. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in County Clare for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

  • 13°C (55°F) Air
    12°C (53°F) Sea
    5.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    15.8 Days of Rain

    August has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 32% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.8 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is not a good time for sunbathing in Iceland. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (53°F). August is too cold for swimming in Iceland for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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