Weather in Overberg District, South Africa in August

So you're interested in going to Overberg District, South Africa in August

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

Temperature in Overberg District in August

The average maximum temperature in Overberg District in August is 17°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Overberg District in August is 12°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Overberg District in August is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Overberg District in August

The average day light hours per day in Overberg District in August are 10.8 and there are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Overberg District in August is typically 4.7 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 Overberg District in August

The average sea water temperature in Overberg District in August is 15.8° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Overberg District in August

The average total rainfall in Overberg District in August is 7cm and on average there are 9.9 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Overberg District in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Overberg District in August is 11° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Overberg District in August is typically 94.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.1% in the previous month and 90.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Overberg District in August is typically 76.1%. The average relative humidity is 76.1% in the previous month and 72.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Overberg District in August

The average maximum wind speed in Overberg District in August is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Overberg District in August is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Overberg District in August is from the North West.

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