The climate in Punta del Este during August can be summarized as mild and a little damp.
August is in the winter in Punta del Este and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 9°C (47°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||15.2°C 59.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||8.5°C 47.2°F|
|Average temperature||11.8°C 53.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||5.5 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||95 mm 3.7 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||12°C 53.5°F|
|Windspeed||18.4kph 11 mph|
On average August is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Punta del Este with around 95mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Punta del Este in August 2021.
|Hottest month:||January||25.9°C 78.6°F|
|Driest month:||December||67mm 2.6ins|
|Coldest month:||July||14.5°C 58.1°F|
|Wettest month:||September||95mm 3.7ins|