Ierapetra
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Ierapetra, Greece

Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
August, the last month of the summer, in Ierapetra, is another tropical month, with average temperature varying between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 31.8°C (89.2°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 2mm (0.08") of accumulated rainfall, makes August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

The warmest months in Ierapetra are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 31.8°C (89.2°F).

Rainfall

In Ierapetra, Greece, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 2mm (0.08") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 68 rainfall days, and 661.8mm (26.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Ierapetra, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. 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 warmest month in Ierapetra?

Warmest months in Ierapetra, Greece, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 31.8°C (89.2°F).

What is the temperature in August in Ierapetra?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 31.8°C (89.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

How much does it rain in Ierapetra in August?

In August, in Ierapetra, Greece, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout August, 2mm (0.08") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F).

How warm is the water in August in Ierapetra?

In August, the average sea temperature in Ierapetra is 26.1°C (79°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 many hours of daylight does Ierapetra have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Ierapetra is 13.4h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Ierapetra?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ierapetra have in August?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Ierapetra?

In Ierapetra, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.7°C).

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (133.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.5mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Ierapetra, 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 - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.7°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

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 - Ierapetra, 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).