August weather forecast and climate
Elounda, Greece

A scenic panorama of the blue waters, dramatic landscapes, and magnificent surroundings of the Elounda Gulf in Crete, Greece, in the Spinalonga island
A scenic panorama of the blue waters, dramatic landscapes, and magnificent surroundings of the Elounda Gulf in Crete, Greece, in the Spinalonga island
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Elounda, Greece, with average temperature fluctuating between 28°C (82.4°F) and 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

Warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

Rainfall

In Elounda, in August, during 1 rainfall days, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Elounda, Greece, during the entire year, the rain falls for 68 days and collects up to 660mm (26") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 25°C (77°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Elounda. 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Elounda are June through August, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Elounda is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the warmest months in Elounda?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are warmest months in Elounda, Greece.

What is the temperature in August in Elounda?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Elounda?

In Elounda, Greece, in August, during 1 rainfall days, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Elounda?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Elounda, with an average sea temperature of 25°C (77°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How warm is the water in August in Elounda?

In August, the average sea temperature in Elounda, Greece, is 25°C (77°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 many hours of daylight does Elounda have in August?

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

What is the month with the most sunshine in Elounda?

Months with the most sunshine in Elounda are June through August, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Elounda have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Elounda is 12h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Elounda?

In Elounda, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Elounda, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in August - Elounda, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (137mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Elounda, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Elounda, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Elounda, 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: 12h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in August - Elounda, 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).

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