August weather forecast and climate
Copenhagen, Denmark

Ships docked in the Nyhavn District harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark
Ships docked in the Nyhavn District harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also an agreeable month in Copenhagen, Denmark, with average temperature ranging between max 21°C (69.8°F) and min 12.6°C (54.7°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still pleasant 21°C (69.8°F). In Copenhagen, Denmark,, the average low-temperature is 12.6°C (54.7°F).

Humidity

In Copenhagen, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Copenhagen, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 50.1mm (1.97") of accumulated precipitation. In Copenhagen, Denmark, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.4 days and collects up to 522.6mm (20.57") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Copenhagen snow does not fall in May through September.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 17.8°C (64°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: Swimming in 17.8°C (64°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Copenhagen, the average length of the day is 15h.

Sunshine

In Copenhagen, the average sunshine in August is 7.8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Copenhagen?

The average relative humidity in August in Copenhagen, Denmark, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, Denmark, in August, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 50.1mm (1.97") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen snow does not fall in May through September.

What month is the sea warmest in Copenhagen?

With an average sea temperature of 17.8°C (64°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Copenhagen.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Copenhagen?

In August, the average sea temperature in Copenhagen is 17.8°C (64°F). Swimming in 17.8°C (64°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in August in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, Denmark, the average length of the day in August is 15h.

How many hours of sunshine does Copenhagen have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Copenhagen, Denmark, is 7.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Copenhagen?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average temperature in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average high temperature in August: 21°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 12.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-1.9°C).

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Average humidity in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average humidity in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average rainfall in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average rainfall in August: 50.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (58.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (22.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average rainfall days in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (15.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall days in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average snowfall days in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average sea temperature in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average sea temperature in August: 17.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (2.3°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average daylight in August: 15h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

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Average UV index in August
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average UV index in August - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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