Weather in Clifton Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa in August

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August is a slightly cold and dry time for sunbathing in Clifton Beaches. August is too cold for swimming in Clifton Beaches for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Clifton Beaches in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Clifton Beaches in August

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in August is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in August is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Clifton Beaches in August is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Clifton Beaches in August

The average day light hours per day in Clifton Beaches in August are 10.9 and there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Clifton Beaches in August is typically 4.8 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Clifton Beaches in August

The average sea water temperature in Clifton Beaches in August is 15.2° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Clifton Beaches in August

The average total rainfall in Clifton Beaches in August is 0.7cm and on average there are 9.1 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Clifton Beaches in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Clifton Beaches in August is 10° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in August is typically 92.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.7% in the previous month and 93.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in August is typically 71.4%. The average relative humidity is 69.7% in the previous month and 74.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Clifton Beaches in August

The average maximum wind speed in Clifton Beaches in August is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Clifton Beaches in August is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Clifton Beaches in August is from the North West.

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