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Visiting Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Santa Monica Beach 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 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). August is a pleasant month for swimming in Santa Monica Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

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

August continues to be a popular month for beachgoers at Santa Monica Beach. The weather is warm and sunny, providing excellent conditions for swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain popular, as the ocean conditions are generally favorable. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Santa Monica Beach in August?

Yes, August is a great time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in Santa Monica Beach in August?

Yes, August is a pleasant month for swimming in Santa Monica Beach with moderate sea temperatures 21°C (70°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Santa Monica Beach?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Santa Monica Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). August is a pleasant month for swimming in Santa Monica Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

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Is Santa Monica Beach warm in August?

Yes, Santa Monica Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in August is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (75°) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in August is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Santa Monica Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Santa Monica Beach in August are 13.4. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

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Crowds in Santa Monica Beach in August

August is the peak of the summer season, and Santa Monica Beach is at its busiest. With schools still on vacation and people trying to enjoy the last days of summer, the beach will be extremely crowded, especially on weekends.

Temperature in Santa Monica Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in August is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in August is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in August is 17°C (63°F). The minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Santa Monica Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.4 per day in Santa Monica Beach. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Santa Monica Beach in August is typically 11 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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 Santa Monica Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Santa Monica Beach in August is 20.9°C (69.6°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in August is 0cm (0inches) and on average there are 0.5 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santa Monica Beach in August

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in August is typically 87%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.6% in the previous month and 86.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in August is typically 74.1%. The average relative humidity is 74.9% in the previous month and 71.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santa Monica Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in August is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in August is typically 5KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (3MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Santa Monica Beach in August is from the South West.

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