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Visiting Greece in August

August is one of the best months to visit Greece for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.6hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (76°F). August is a good month for swimming in Greece with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Greece in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Greece in August?

Yes, August is a perfect time for sunbathing in Greece.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.6hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Greece in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in Greece with warm sea temperatures 25°C (76°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Greece?

Yes, August is a great time for a holiday in Greece.

August has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.6hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a warm 25°C (76°F). August is a good month for swimming in Greece with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Greece warm in August?

Yes, Greece is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Greece in August is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (87°) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Greece in August is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (80°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Greece in August?

The average day light hours per day in Greece in August are 13.6. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.6hrs making the days very long and bright.

More about August sunshine.

Temperature in Greece in August

The average maximum temperature in Greece in August is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (87°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Greece in August is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (80°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Greece in August is 23°C (74°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Greece in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.6 per day in Greece. The sunshine percentage is 85% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.6hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Greece in August is typically 9.6 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 Greece in August

The average sea water temperature in Greece in August is 24.6°C (76.3°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Greece in August

The average total rainfall in Greece in August is 0.3cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 1.6 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Greece in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Greece in August is 21°C (70°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Greece in August is typically 78%. The maximum relative humidity is 76.8% in the previous month and 81.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Greece in August is typically 60.3%. The average relative humidity is 58.6% in the previous month and 65% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Greece in August

The average maximum wind speed in Greece in August is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Greece in August is typically 15KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Greece in August is from the South West.

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