Chania
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Chania, Greece

The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
August, the last month of the summer, in Chania, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29.9°C (85.8°F) and 20.5°C (68.9°F).

Temperature

In Chania, Greece, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a warm 29.9°C (85.8°F). In August, in Chania, Greece, the average low-temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 0.3 days. Throughout August, 1.5mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Chania, during the entire year, the rain falls for 63.8 days and collects up to 652.5mm (25.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Chania is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Chania is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In Chania, the average sunshine is 11.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 9 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Chania?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 29.9°C (85.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F).

How much does it rain in Chania in August?

In Chania, Greece, in August, during 0.3 rainfall days, 1.5mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Chania?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Chania, with an average sea temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How warm is the water in August in Chania?

In Chania, Greece, the average seawater temperature in August is 26.2°C (79.2°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

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

In Chania, Greece, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Chania?

The average sunshine in August is 11.6h.

How high is the UV index in August in Chania?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Chania, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (141.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1.3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Chania, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.9°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Chania, Greece
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in August - Chania, Greece
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).