Weather in Dukes County, United States in August

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Visiting Dukes County, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Dukes County 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 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.6cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Dukes County for prolonged periods of time.

Also consider visiting Dukes County 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 Dukes County in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Dukes County.

August has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.6cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Dukes County in August?

Probably not, August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Dukes County for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (66°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Dukes County?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Dukes County.

August has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 6.6cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). August is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Dukes County for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Dukes County warm in August?

Yes, Dukes County is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Dukes County in August is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (80°) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dukes County in August is 21°C (69°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Dukes County in August?

The average day light hours per day in Dukes County in August are 13.8. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Dukes County in August

The average maximum temperature in Dukes County in August is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (80°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dukes County in August is 21°C (69°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dukes County in August is 16°C (60°F). The minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Dukes County in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.8 per day in Dukes County. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Dukes County in August is typically 8.6 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 Dukes County in August

The average sea water temperature in Dukes County in August is 19°C (66.2°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Dukes County in August

The average total rainfall in Dukes County in August is 6.6cm (2.6inches) and on average there are 14.4 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dukes County in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dukes County in August is 19°C (67°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dukes County in August is typically 95.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.6% in the previous month and 94.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dukes County in August is typically 81.2%. The average relative humidity is 83.2% in the previous month and 79.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dukes County in August

The average maximum wind speed in Dukes County in August is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dukes County in August is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dukes County in August is from the South West.

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