Bermuda Weather in August
August is usually the hottest month in Bermuda when the air temperature varies between an average high of 86 degree Fahrenheit to a low of 78 degree. The average water temperature also rises to about 85 degree. Although the water visibility reduces to 60-80 feet, August in Bermuda is great for swimming, snorkeling and other water activities like scuba diving.
However, the humidity also rises and can be well over 76% on certain days. So it can be unpleasantly warm at times. August continues to be a peak tourist month in Bermuda and island population with visitors swells almost to its maximum during this time. If you plan to hike, carry water bottles and wear a hat to beat the heat.
Here is a picture of how a typical day in August looks in Bermuda.
Typical Bermuda Weather in August. Horseshoe bay beach
August falls in hurricane season of Bermuda. However, as per the recorded list of hurricanes that have struck Bermuda in the past, hurricanes are more likely in September and October than the other months, although August too has seen a few hurricanes in the past. Bermuda is generally well prepared to handle hurricanes compared to many of the Caribbean islands. Big hits are quite rare, besides, the island gives out plenty of alarms and advance notice of any approaching storm. Their emergency services too are well versed and equipped to handle such severe weather conditions.
A chart showing average high and low temperatures (°F) in Bermuda in August.
Air Temp High
Air Temp Low
Sea Temp Avg.
Note that the above temperatures are average over the whole month of August. A particular day may have highs or lows that may be slightly different from the above. See the chart below for an average day-wise high and low temperatures. Move the pointer on the graph (or tap if using a mobile device) to see the values. If you rotate your device, refresh/reload the page to see the graph properly.
The following chart shows typical temperature in August by time as the day progresses. As you can see in the chart below, the typical early morning temperature is at 81.5 degrees and then it rises during afternoon to 84.4 degrees, and drops in the evening to 80.7 degrees. The night temperature is the lowest.
A typical August day temperatures (°F) in Bermuda by time:
Other important Bermuda weather information in August:
5.1 inches (Rains about 16 days in the month, but in short spans)
On an average you will get 8 hours of clear sky and sunshine in a day which is 1 hour more than the annual average in Bermuda.
Avg. water visibility:
60 - 80 feet (20 - 25 meters)
You are likely to receive the rains towards the end of the month with an occasional thunderstorm. These rains however come in short and intermittent spurts giving way to bright sunshine soon thereafter.
Weather data sourced from Bermuda Weather Service (weather.bm)
Is August a good time to visit Bermuda
Yes, absolutely. The average temperature varies from mid-70s to mid-80s and that's ideal for all beach and water activities. All tourist attractions are open during this time and all water based and island tours operate in full swing. All shopping, dining and nightlife venues remain open.
There is full rush of tourists this time, so the hotel rates are in peak, but it is still possible to get affordable rates if you book well in advance.
Although it could shower on 15 to 16 days in August on an average, but it usually rains only in short spurts, and while one part of the island might see rains, the other parts could be completely dry. The total average rainfall in August is only 5.1 inches.
Is Bermuda safe in August
Bermuda is quite safe as a tourist destination, however, you must be vigilant of your belongings and careful about your personal safety when going around. Follow the regular safety norms like keeping your valuables locked as much as possible, travel in groups when venturing out in the dark etc.
August is not much different from other months in terms of safety from burglaries and other petty crime. From the perspective of the weather, this is a good time to try out all the water sports and activities that are on offer. Water temperatures are quite ideal for snorkeling, scuba diving or even beach bathing.
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