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Visiting Ocean Beach, San Francisco, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Ocean 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 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.5hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.1 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 cold 16°C (61°F). August is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

August offers some of the warmest weather at Ocean Beach, making it a popular month for swimming, sunbathing, and other beach activities. Surfing conditions can vary, but windsurfing and kitesurfing remain popular due to the consistent winds. Enjoy the sun and sand during this peak beach season. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Ocean Beach in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Ocean Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.5hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.1 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 Ocean Beach in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is August a good time to holiday in Ocean Beach?

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

August has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.5hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.1 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 cold 16°C (61°F). August is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Ocean Beach warm in August?

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

The average maximum temperature in Ocean Beach in August is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean Beach in August is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 19°C (65°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ocean Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Ocean Beach in August are 13.6. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.5hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Ocean Beach in August

August is the peak of summer, with an average high of 69°F (21°C). The beach is very crowded during this month, as people flock to the shoreline to enjoy the warm weather. There are no major public holidays in August, but the beach remains extremely popular throughout the month.

Temperature in Ocean Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Ocean Beach in August is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean Beach in August is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 19°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ocean Beach in August is 14°C (56°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ocean Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.6 per day in Ocean Beach. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.5hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Ocean Beach in August is typically 9.7 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 Ocean Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Ocean Beach in August is 16.3°C (61.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Ocean Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Ocean Beach in August is 0cm (0inches) and on average there are 0.1 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ocean Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ocean Beach in August is 13°C (56°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ocean Beach in August is typically 88%. The maximum relative humidity is 88% in the previous month and 86.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ocean Beach in August is typically 72%. The average relative humidity is 72.2% in the previous month and 68.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ocean Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Ocean Beach in August is typically 40KM/H (25MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 39KM/H (24MPH) in the previous month and 38KM/H (24MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ocean Beach in August is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ocean Beach in August is from the West-Northwest.

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