Weather in Channel Islands in August

So you're interested in going to Channel Islands in August

August is a slightly cold and rainy time for sunbathing in Channel Islands. August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Channel Islands for any length of time. Consider visiting Channel Islands in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Channel Islands in August

The average maximum temperature in Channel Islands in August is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average temperature in Channel Islands in August is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Channel Islands in August is 14°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

Sunshine in Channel Islands in August

The average day light hours per day in Channel Islands in August are 14.4 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Channel Islands in August is typically 6.8 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 Channel Islands in August

The average sea water temperature in Channel Islands in August is 18.4° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Channel Islands in August

The average total rainfall in Channel Islands in August is 0.4cm and on average there are 15.3 rainy days in August making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Channel Islands in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Channel Islands in August is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Channel Islands in August is typically 95.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 96% in the previous month and 94.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Channel Islands in August is typically 82.2%. The average relative humidity is 81.2% in the previous month and 81.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Channel Islands in August

The average maximum wind speed in Channel Islands in August is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Channel Islands in August is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Channel Islands in August is from the West.