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Visiting Cantabria, Spain in August

August is one of the best months to visit Cantabria 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 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Cantabria with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Cantabria 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 Cantabria in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Cantabria.

August has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Cantabria in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Cantabria with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (78°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Cantabria?

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

August has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Cantabria with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cantabria warm in August?

Yes, Cantabria is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Cantabria in August is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 23°C (73°) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cantabria in August is 19°C (67°F). The average temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cantabria in August?

The average day light hours per day in Cantabria in August are 14. The sunshine percentage is 58.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Cantabria in August

The average maximum temperature in Cantabria in August is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cantabria in August is 19°C (67°F). The average temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cantabria in August is 16°C (61°F). The minimum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cantabria in August

During August the average day light hours are 14 per day in Cantabria. The sunshine percentage is 58.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Cantabria in August is typically 8.2 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 Cantabria in August

The average sea water temperature in Cantabria in August is 25.8°C (78.4°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cantabria in August

The average total rainfall in Cantabria in August is 0.8cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 10.6 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cantabria in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cantabria in August is 17°C (63°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 16°C (16°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cantabria in August is typically 92.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.1% in the previous month and 93.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cantabria in August is typically 75.8%. The average relative humidity is 76.8% in the previous month and 77.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cantabria in August

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

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

The average wind direction in Cantabria in August is from the North.

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