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Visiting Positano, Italy in August

August is one of the best months to visit Positano 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 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.5 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 very warm 26°C (79°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Positano with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Positano in August?

Yes, August is a great time for sunbathing in Positano.

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.5 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.

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Can you swim in Positano in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Positano with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (79°F).

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Is August a good time to holiday in Positano?

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

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.5 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 very warm 26°C (79°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Positano with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Positano warm in August?

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

The average maximum temperature in Positano in August is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Positano in August is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Positano in August?

The average day light hours per day in Positano in August are 13.8. The sunshine percentage is 71.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Positano in August

The average maximum temperature in Positano in August is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Positano in August is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Positano in August is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Positano in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.8 per day in Positano. The sunshine percentage is 71.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Positano in August is typically 8.9 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 Positano in August

The average sea water temperature in Positano in August is 26.1°C (79.0°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Positano in August

The average total rainfall in Positano in August is 0.6cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 1.5 rainy days in August making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Positano in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Positano in August is 25°C (76°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Positano in August is typically 90.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.8% in the previous month and 87.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Positano in August is typically 72%. The average relative humidity is 71.6% in the previous month and 69.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Positano in August

The average maximum wind speed in Positano in August is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Positano in August is typically 4KM/H (2MPH). The average wind speed is 4KM/H (3MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Positano in August is from the North-Northwest.

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