Weather in Cape May County, United States in August

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August is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Cape May County. August is a good month for swimming in Cape May County with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Cape May County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Cape May County in August

The average maximum temperature in Cape May County in August is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May County in August is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape May County in August is 20°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape May County in August

The average day light hours per day in Cape May County in August are 13.7 and there are 9.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Cape May County in August is typically 9.2 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 Cape May County in August

The average sea water temperature in Cape May County in August is 23.5° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cape May County in August

The average total rainfall in Cape May County in August is 13.5cm and on average there are 6.2 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape May County in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape May County in August is 21° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 21° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape May County in August is typically 89.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.6% in the previous month and 88.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape May County in August is typically 73.9%. The average relative humidity is 72.9% in the previous month and 72.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape May County in August

The average maximum wind speed in Cape May County in August is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape May County in August is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape May County in August is from the South-Southwest.

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