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Visiting Italy in August

August is one of the best months to visit Italy 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 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.4hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 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 25°C (78°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Italy with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Italy in August?

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

August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.4hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 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.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Italy in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Italy with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (78°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Italy?

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

August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.4hrs making the days very long and bright. August has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.5 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 25°C (78°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Italy with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Italy warm in August?

Yes, Italy is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Italy in August is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Italy in August is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Italy in August?

The average day light hours per day in Italy in August are 13.8. The sunshine percentage is 75.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.4hrs making the days very long and bright.

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Temperature in Italy in August

The average maximum temperature in Italy in August is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Italy in August is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Italy in August is 21°C (70°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Italy in August

During August the average day light hours are 13.8 per day in Italy. The sunshine percentage is 75.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.4hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Italy in August is typically 8.8 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 Italy in August

The average sea water temperature in Italy in August is 25.4°C (77.7°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Italy in August

The average total rainfall in Italy in August is 0.7cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 2.5 rainy days in August making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Italy in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Italy in August is 21°C (70°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Italy in August is typically 85.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 85% in the previous month and 87% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Italy in August is typically 66.3%. The average relative humidity is 65% in the previous month and 69.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Italy in August

The average maximum wind speed in Italy in August is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Italy in August is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Italy in August is from the West-Southwest.

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