Karpathos
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Karpathos, Greece

August, the last month of the summer, in Karpathos, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29°C (84.2°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall, makes August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the warmest months in Karpathos.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are July and August Rain falls for 2 days and accumulates 1mm (0.04") of rain.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Karpathos.
Note: 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 Karpathos, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are June through August, with an average of 13h of sunshine.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. 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 9 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. 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 is the warmest month in Karpathos?

Warmest months in Karpathos, Greece, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in August in Karpathos?

In August, in Karpathos, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Karpathos in August?

In August, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout August, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Karpathos?

July and August are months with the least rain in Karpathos, Greece, when the rain falls for 2 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of rain.

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

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

How warm is the water in August in Karpathos?

In Karpathos, Greece, the average seawater temperature in August is 26.1°C (79°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.

How many hours of daylight does Karpathos have in August?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Karpathos?

June through August, with an average of 13h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Karpathos.

How long on average sun shines in August in Karpathos?

In Karpathos, the average sunshine in August is 13h.

How high is the UV index in August in Karpathos?

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 rays.
Average temperature in August - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in August - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (148mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Karpathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (2 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Karpathos, 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 (16.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Karpathos, 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: 13h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Karpathos, 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).