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Visiting Newfoundland, Canada in August

August is one of the best months to visit Newfoundland 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 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.8cm (3.1inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). August is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Newfoundland in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Newfoundland.

August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.8cm (3.1inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Newfoundland in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Newfoundland?

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

August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.8cm (3.1inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). August is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Newfoundland warm in August?

Yes, Newfoundland is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Newfoundland in August is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Newfoundland in August is 17°C (62°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Newfoundland in August?

The average day light hours per day in Newfoundland in August are 14.3. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Newfoundland in August

The average maximum temperature in Newfoundland in August is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Newfoundland in August is 17°C (62°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Newfoundland in August is 14°C (57°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Newfoundland in August

During August the average day light hours are 14.3 per day in Newfoundland. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Newfoundland in August is typically 7.2 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.

Sea Temperature in Newfoundland in August

The average sea water temperature in Newfoundland in August is 15.5°C (59.9°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Newfoundland in August

The average total rainfall in Newfoundland in August is 7.8cm (3.1inches) and on average there are 13.5 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Newfoundland in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Newfoundland in August is 16°C (61°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Newfoundland in August is typically 95.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 97.7% in the previous month and 94.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Newfoundland in August is typically 88.2%. The average relative humidity is 91.9% in the previous month and 84.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Newfoundland in August

The average maximum wind speed in Newfoundland in August is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 36KM/H (22MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Newfoundland in August is typically 20KM/H (12MPH). The average wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Newfoundland in August is from the South-Southwest.

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