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Visiting Monterey State Beach, Monterey, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Monterey State 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 20°C (68°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.6 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 cool 19°C (67°F). August is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Monterey State Beach.

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

August continues to be warm and sunny, making it a perfect time for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving. The water temperature is at its warmest during this month, making it ideal for beach activities. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain popular due to the consistent wind conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Monterey State Beach in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Monterey State Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.6 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 Monterey State Beach in August?

Yes, August is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in Monterey State Beach with cool sea temperatures 19°C (67°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Monterey State Beach?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Monterey State Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.6 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 cool 19°C (67°F). August is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Monterey State Beach.

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Is Monterey State Beach warm in August?

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

The average maximum temperature in Monterey State Beach in August is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Monterey State Beach in August is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Monterey State Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Monterey State Beach in August are 13.6. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Monterey State Beach in August

August continues to be a busy month at Monterey State Beach, with hot weather and summer vacation still in full swing. The beach remains crowded, similar to July, but begins to taper off towards the end of the month as schools prepare to resume.

Temperature in Monterey State Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Monterey State Beach in August is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Monterey State Beach in August is 16°C (61°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Monterey State Beach in August is 13°C (55°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Monterey State Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.6 per day in Monterey State Beach. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Monterey State Beach in August is typically 10.1 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 Monterey State Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Monterey State Beach in August is 19.3°C (66.7°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Monterey State Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Monterey State Beach in August is 1.2cm (0.5inches) and on average there are 2.6 rainy days in August making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Monterey State Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Monterey State Beach in August is 13°C (55°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Monterey State Beach in August is typically 92.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.3% in the previous month and 90.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Monterey State Beach in August is typically 79%. The average relative humidity is 78.6% in the previous month and 75.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Monterey State Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Monterey State Beach in August is typically 22KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Monterey State Beach in August is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Monterey State Beach in August is from the West.

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