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Visiting Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom in August

August is one of the best months to visit Freshwater Bay 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 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 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. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Freshwater Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

August continues to provide warm and sunny weather, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and beach activities. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain popular, with calmer sea conditions suitable for beginners. Snorkeling and diving are also recommended due to good water visibility. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Freshwater Bay in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Freshwater Bay.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 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.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Freshwater Bay in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Freshwater Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (62°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Freshwater Bay?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Freshwater Bay.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 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. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Freshwater Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Freshwater Bay warm in August?

Yes, Freshwater Bay is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Freshwater Bay in August is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Freshwater Bay in August is 16°C (62°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Freshwater Bay in August?

The average day light hours per day in Freshwater Bay in August are 14.5. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Freshwater Bay in August

August is the peak month for beach holidays at Freshwater Bay, and the beach is often extremely crowded. The warm weather, summer holidays, and the August Bank Holiday contribute to the high number of visitors. Arriving early to the beach is essential during this month.

Temperature in Freshwater Bay in August

The average maximum temperature in Freshwater Bay in August is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Freshwater Bay in August is 16°C (62°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Freshwater Bay in August is 12°C (53°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Freshwater Bay in August

During August the average day light hours are 14.5 per day in Freshwater Bay. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Freshwater Bay in August is typically 6.5 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Freshwater Bay in August

The average sea water temperature in Freshwater Bay in August is 16.4°C (61.5°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Freshwater Bay in August

The average total rainfall in Freshwater Bay in August is 1.1cm (0.4inches) and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in August making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Freshwater Bay in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Freshwater Bay in August is 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Freshwater Bay in August is typically 96.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.9% in the previous month and 97.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Freshwater Bay in August is typically 76.4%. The average relative humidity is 74.5% in the previous month and 79.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Freshwater Bay in August

The average maximum wind speed in Freshwater Bay in August is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Freshwater Bay in August is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Freshwater Bay in August is from the West.

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