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Visiting Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Cape Hatteras 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 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on 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 16.7cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Cape Hatteras with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Cape Hatteras in one of the other best months of May, June, July, for the best beach weather.

August continues to offer excellent beach weather at Cape Hatteras, with hot and sunny days. Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are all popular during this month. The water temperatures remain warm, making it an ideal time for enjoying the beach and ocean activities. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Cape Hatteras in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras.

August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on 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 16.7cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape Hatteras in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Cape Hatteras with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Cape Hatteras?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Cape Hatteras.

August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on 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 16.7cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Cape Hatteras with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape Hatteras warm in August?

Yes, Cape Hatteras is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in August is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in August is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cape Hatteras in August?

The average day light hours per day in Cape Hatteras in August are 13.5. 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 Cape Hatteras in August

August remains a busy month at the beach, but the crowds start to thin out slightly as the summer season comes to an end. There are no major holidays or events during this month, but the beach is still relatively crowded.

Temperature in Cape Hatteras in August

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in August is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in August is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Hatteras in August is 23°C (74°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Hatteras in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.5 per day in Cape Hatteras. 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 Cape Hatteras 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 Cape Hatteras in August

The average sea water temperature in Cape Hatteras in August is 26.7°C (80.1°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Cape Hatteras in August

The average total rainfall in Cape Hatteras in August is 16.7cm (6.6inches) and on average there are 14.8 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Hatteras in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Hatteras in August is 24°C (74°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 21°C (21°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in August is typically 90.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.6% in the previous month and 88.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in August is typically 76.6%. The average relative humidity is 78.2% in the previous month and 75.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Hatteras in August

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Hatteras in August is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Hatteras in August is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Hatteras in August is from the South-Southeast.

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