Fort Walton Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Fort Walton Beach, FL

A magnificent drone shot of the vast Fort Walton Beach in Florida, with a high view of the city and part of the river, under a clear blue sky
A magnificent drone shot of the vast Fort Walton Beach in Florida, with a high view of the city and part of the river, under a clear blue sky
August, the last month of the summer, in Fort Walton Beach, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 71.1°F (21.7°C) and an average high of 90.3°F (32.4°C).

Temperature

In Fort Walton Beach, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 90.3°F (32.4°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C).

Rainfall

In August, in Fort Walton Beach, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout August, 7.7" (195.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 112.7 rainfall days, and 69.4" (1763mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 86.2°F (30.1°C). The water temperature above 86°F (30°C) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

Daylight

In Fort Walton Beach, the average length of the day is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In Fort Walton Beach, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Fort Walton Beach?

In August, in Fort Walton Beach, the average high-temperature is 90.3°F (32.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.1°F (21.7°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Fort Walton Beach?

In Fort Walton Beach, during August, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.7" (195.8mm) of precipitation.

What month is the ocean warmest in Fort Walton Beach?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, with an average ocean temperature of 86.2°F (30.1°C). The water temperature above 86°F (30°C) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Fort Walton Beach?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is 86.2°F (30.1°C). The surface water temperatures above 86°F (30°C) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Walton Beach have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is 13.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Walton Beach have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Fort Walton Beach is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Fort Walton Beach?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (61.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.3°F).

Average rainfall in August - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in August: 7.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (8.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (3.9").

Average rainfall days in August - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (6.4 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in August: 86.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (62.3°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in August: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in August: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).