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Visiting La Serena, Chile in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in La Serena. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (51°F). August is too cold for swimming in La Serena for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting La Serena in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in La Serena in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in La Serena.

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in La Serena in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in La Serena for any length of time, with the sea water at 11°C (51°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in La Serena?

Probably not, August is not a good time for a holiday in La Serena.

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in La Serena. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (51°F). August is too cold for swimming in La Serena for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is La Serena warm in August?

No, La Serena is a little too chilly for sunbathing in August.

The average maximum temperature in La Serena in August is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Serena in August is 11°C (53°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is La Serena in August?

The average day light hours per day in La Serena in August are 11.1. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in La Serena in August

The average maximum temperature in La Serena in August is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Serena in August is 11°C (53°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in La Serena in August is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 9°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in La Serena in August

During August the average day light hours are 11.1 per day in La Serena. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in La Serena in August is typically 7.5 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 La Serena in August

The average sea water temperature in La Serena in August is 10.5°C (50.9°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in La Serena in August

The average total rainfall in La Serena in August is 0.3cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 2.5 rainy days in August making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in La Serena in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in La Serena in August is 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in La Serena in August is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.1% in the previous month and 93.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in La Serena in August is typically 81.8%. The average relative humidity is 80.8% in the previous month and 80.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in La Serena in August

The average maximum wind speed in La Serena in August is typically 19KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in La Serena in August is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in La Serena in August is from the West.

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