Kythira
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kythira, Greece

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Kythira, Greece, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.5°C (72.5°F) and 28.5°C (83.3°F).
An excellent water temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F) and only 0.3 rainfall days, with 2.3mm (0.09") of accumulated rainfall, makes August a prime for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Kythira, Greece, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 28.5°C (83.3°F). In Kythira, in August, the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at 29.8°C (85.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

The average relative humidity in Kythira is 56.7%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 0.3 days. Throughout August, 2.3mm (0.09") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kythira, during the entire year, the rain falls for 56.6 days and collects up to 541.9mm (21.33") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Kythira, with an average sea temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F).
Note: 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

In Kythira, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In Kythira, the average sunshine is 12h.

UV index

In Kythira, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Kythira?

In Kythira, in August, the average high-temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 29.8°C (85.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Kythira?

In Kythira, the average relative humidity in August is 56.7%.

How much does it rain in Kythira in August?

In Kythira, Greece, during August, the rain falls for 0.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.3mm (0.09") of precipitation.

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

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Kythira?

In Kythira, Greece, in August, the average water temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°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.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Kythira?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Kythira?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Kythira is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kythira, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8.9°C).

Average humidity in August - Kythira, Greece
  • Average humidity in August: 56.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (72.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (54.4%).

Average rainfall in August - Kythira, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (115.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (1.9mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0.3 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kythira, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.9°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in August - Kythira, 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).