Santa Rosa Beach
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
A pathway secured by a wooden fence on the perfect white sandy beach of Santa Rosa, Florida, with a clear skyline on the horizon
The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average high of 89.6°F (32°C) and an average low of 71.6°F (22°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 89.6°F (32°C). In Santa Rosa Beach, the average low-temperature is 71.6°F (22°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Rosa Beach, during August, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.1" (181mm) of precipitation. In Santa Rosa Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111 days and collects up to 58.9" (1497mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

July and August, with an average ocean temperature of 84.2°F (29°C), are months with the warmest seawater. Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Santa Rosa Beach is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Santa Rosa Beach, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Santa Rosa Beach?

In August, in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the average high-temperature is 89.6°F (32°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.6°F (22°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in August, during 14 rainfall days, 7.1" (181mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest ocean in Santa Rosa Beach?

July and August, with an average ocean temperature of 84.2°F (29°C), are months with the warmest seawater in Santa Rosa Beach. Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the water temperature in August in Santa Rosa Beach?

In Santa Rosa Beach, in August, the average water temperature is 84.2°F (29°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Santa Rosa Beach have in August?

In Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, the average length of the day in August is 13.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Rosa Beach have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 8h.

How high is the UV index in August in Santa Rosa Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Santa Rosa Beach 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 - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in August: 90°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (63°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 72°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (39°F).

Average rainfall in August - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in August: 7.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (7.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (3.2").

Average rainfall days in August - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in August: 84°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (84°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (64°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Santa Rosa 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

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

Average UV index in August - Santa Rosa 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).