Ajaccio
France
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Ajaccio, France

August, the last month of the summer, in Ajaccio, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low of 17.6°C (63.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.6°C (63.7°F), August is the warmest month.

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 33.1°C (91.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like wind, clothing, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Ajaccio are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In August, in Ajaccio, the rain falls for 2.1 days. Throughout August, 19.7mm (0.8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 68.5 rainfall days, and 615.6mm (24.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Ajaccio.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Ajaccio, France.
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Ajaccio, France, is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Ajaccio?

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.6°C (63.7°F).

What is the temperature in August in Ajaccio?

In Ajaccio, France, in August, the average high-temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.6°C (63.7°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 33.1°C (91.6°F).

What is the least humid month in Ajaccio?

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months in Ajaccio, France.

What is the average humidity in August in Ajaccio?

In Ajaccio, France, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How much does it rain in Ajaccio in August?

In August, the rain falls for 2.1 days. Throughout August, 19.7mm (0.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ajaccio?

April through October are months without snowfall.

When is the sea warmest in Ajaccio?

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Ajaccio?

In Ajaccio, in August, the average water temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.8°C (74.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Ajaccio have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Ajaccio, France, is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ajaccio have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Ajaccio, France, is 10.8h.

How high is the UV index in August in Ajaccio?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (17.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (4.1°C).

Average humidity in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (76%).

Average rainfall in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average rainfall in August: 19.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (103.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (6.7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1 days).

Average snowfall days in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average sea temperature in August: 23.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (13.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

Average UV index in August - Ajaccio, France
  • Average UV index in August: 8

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).