August is another fantastic month for beach activities in Sandy Bay. The weather is hot and sunny, and the sea is warm and inviting. Swimming, sunbathing, and water sports, such as snorkeling, diving, and windsurfing, are highly enjoyable during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.
August is the hottest and busiest month at Sandy Bay, with average temperatures around 25°C (77°F). The beach is extremely crowded during this month, especially during weekends and public holidays, such as the Gibraltar National Day on August 15th.
The average maximum temperature in Sandy Bay in August is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.
The average temperature in Sandy Bay in August is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.
The average minimum temperature in Sandy Bay in August is 21°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.
The average day light hours per day in Sandy Bay in August are 13.5 and there are 10.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.
The ultraviolet index in Sandy Bay in August is typically 9.9 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.
The average sea water temperature in Sandy Bay in August is 23.2° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The average maximum wind speed in Sandy Bay in August is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.
The average wind speed in Sandy Bay in August is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.
The average wind direction in Sandy Bay in August is from the South East.