Weather in Santorini, Greece in August

So you're interested in going to Santorini, Greece in August

August is a hot and extremely dry time for sunbathing in Santorini. August is a good month for swimming in Santorini with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Santorini in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Santorini in August

The average maximum temperature in Santorini in August is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Santorini in August is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santorini in August is 24°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

Sunshine in Santorini in August

The average day light hours per day in Santorini in August are 13.6 and there are 11.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Santorini in August is typically 9.9 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Santorini in August

The average sea water temperature in Santorini in August is 24.1° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Santorini in August

The average total rainfall in Santorini in August is 0.6cm and on average there are 0.2 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santorini in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Santorini in August is 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 20° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Santorini in August is typically 75.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 74.2% in the previous month and 79.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santorini in August is typically 59.9%. The average relative humidity is 57.9% in the previous month and 64.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santorini in August

The average maximum wind speed in Santorini in August is typically 32kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 34kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santorini in August is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 18kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Santorini in August is from the North West.

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