Weather in Rhode Island, United States in August

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Visiting Rhode Island, United States in August

August is one of the best months to visit Rhode Island 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 (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.7cm (3.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a cool 19°C (66°F). August is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Rhode Island.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Rhode Island in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Rhode Island.

August has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.7cm (3.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Rhode Island in August?

Yes, August is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in Rhode Island with cool sea temperatures 19°C (66°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Rhode Island?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Rhode Island.

August has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.7cm (3.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a cool 19°C (66°F). August is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Rhode Island.

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Is Rhode Island warm in August?

Yes, Rhode Island is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Rhode Island in August is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (79°) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Rhode Island in August is 21°C (70°F). The average temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Rhode Island in August?

The average day light hours per day in Rhode Island in August are 13.9. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Rhode Island in August

The average maximum temperature in Rhode Island in August is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Rhode Island in August is 21°C (70°F). The average temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Rhode Island in August is 18°C (64°F). The minimum temperature is 19°C (65°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Rhode Island in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.9 per day in Rhode Island. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island in August

The average sea water temperature in Rhode Island in August is 19.1°C (66.4°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Rhode Island in August

The average total rainfall in Rhode Island in August is 7.7cm (3.0inches) and on average there are 10.8 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rhode Island in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Rhode Island 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 (68°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Rhode Island in August is typically 94.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.3% in the previous month and 94% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rhode Island in August is typically 79.7%. The average relative humidity is 81.5% in the previous month and 79% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rhode Island in August

The average maximum wind speed in Rhode Island in August is typically 20KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rhode Island in August is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Rhode Island in August is from the South-Southwest.

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