Weather in Normandy, France in August

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Visiting Normandy, France in August

August is one of the best months to visit Normandy for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 47.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.5cm (1.4inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.1 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. Sea temperatures are a warm 23°C (74°F). August is a good month for swimming in Normandy with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Normandy in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Normandy in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Normandy.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 47.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.5cm (1.4inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.1 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

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Can you swim in Normandy in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in Normandy with warm sea temperatures 23°C (74°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Normandy?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Normandy.

August has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 47.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 3.5cm (1.4inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.1 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. Sea temperatures are a warm 23°C (74°F). August is a good month for swimming in Normandy with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Normandy warm in August?

Yes, Normandy is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Normandy in August is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Normandy in August is 17°C (63°F). The average temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Normandy in August?

The average day light hours per day in Normandy in August are 14.5. The sunshine percentage is 47.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Normandy in August

The average maximum temperature in Normandy in August is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Normandy in August is 17°C (63°F). The average temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Normandy in August is 14°C (57°F). The minimum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Normandy in August

During August the average day light hours are 14.5 per day in Normandy. The sunshine percentage is 47.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Normandy in August is typically 6.6 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 Normandy in August

The average sea water temperature in Normandy in August is 23.4°C (74.1°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Normandy in August

The average total rainfall in Normandy in August is 3.5cm (1.4inches) and on average there are 15.1 rainy days in August making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Normandy in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Normandy in August is 15°C (60°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Normandy in August is typically 94.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.8% in the previous month and 94.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Normandy in August is typically 78.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.5% in the previous month and 78.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Normandy in August

The average maximum wind speed in Normandy in August is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Normandy in August is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Normandy in August is from the West-Southwest.

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