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Visiting Knysna, South Africa in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. August has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Knysna. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Knysna for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Knysna in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Knysna in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Knysna.

August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. August has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Knysna in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Knysna for any length of time, with the sea water at 17°C (62°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is August a good time to holiday in Knysna?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Knysna.

August has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. August has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Knysna. Sea temperatures are a cold 17°C (62°F). August is too cold for swimming in Knysna for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Knysna warm in August?

Yes, Knysna is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Knysna in August is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (65°) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Knysna in August is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Knysna in August?

The average day light hours per day in Knysna in August are 10.8. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs.

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Temperature in Knysna in August

The average maximum temperature in Knysna in August is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (65°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Knysna in August is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Knysna in August is 8°C (47°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Knysna in August

During August the average day light hours are 10.8 per day in Knysna. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Knysna in August is typically 4.9 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Knysna in August

The average sea water temperature in Knysna in August is 16.6°C (61.9°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Knysna in August

The average total rainfall in Knysna in August is 0.7cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 9.1 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Knysna in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Knysna in August is 10°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Knysna in August is typically 92.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.7% in the previous month and 93.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Knysna in August is typically 71.4%. The average relative humidity is 69.7% in the previous month and 74.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Knysna in August

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

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

The average wind direction in Knysna in August is from the North West.

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