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Visiting Kotu Beach, Kotu, Gambia in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.1cm (2.8inches) making it a bit rainy but with mostly light showers although there are 20.3 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Kotu Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Kotu Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Can you sunbathe in Kotu Beach in August?

Yes, August is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Kotu Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.1cm (2.8inches) making it a bit rainy but with mostly light showers although there are 20.3 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

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Can you swim in Kotu Beach in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Kotu Beach with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (80°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Kotu Beach?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Kotu Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 7.1cm (2.8inches) making it a bit rainy but with mostly light showers although there are 20.3 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Kotu Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Kotu Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Kotu Beach warm in August?

Yes, Kotu Beach is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Kotu Beach in August is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 31°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kotu Beach in August is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Kotu Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Kotu Beach in August are 12.6. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Kotu Beach in August

August continues to be a very rainy month in Kotu Beach, with high temperatures around 29°C. The beach remains extremely crowded, as people continue to enjoy the warm weather despite the rain. The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha might fall in August, which can attract more local visitors to the beach.

Temperature in Kotu Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Kotu Beach in August is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 31°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kotu Beach in August is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kotu Beach in August is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kotu Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 12.6 per day in Kotu Beach. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kotu Beach in August is typically 13.4 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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 Kotu Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Kotu Beach in August is 26.4°C (79.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kotu Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Kotu Beach in August is 7.1cm (2.8inches) and on average there are 20.3 rainy days in August making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kotu Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kotu Beach in August is 26°C (78°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25°C (78°F) in the previous month and 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kotu Beach in August is typically 98.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.3% in the previous month and 98.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kotu Beach in August is typically 87.1%. The average relative humidity is 82% in the previous month and 86.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kotu Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Kotu Beach in August is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kotu Beach in August is typically 7KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kotu Beach in August is from the West.

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