August weather forecast and climate
Lefkada, Greece

A ship docked on the glorious white sandy beach of Katsiki, Greece
A ship docked on the glorious white sandy beach of Katsiki, Greece
August, the last month of the summer, in Lefkada, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29.6°C (85.3°F) and 24.8°C (76.6°F).
The perfect water temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) with 3mm (0.12") of accumulated rainfall and only 2.3 rainfall days, makes August a great period for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

August is the warmest month in Lefkada, with an average high-temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.8°C (76.6°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 32.5°C (90.5°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

August is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Lefkada is August when the rain falls for 2.3 days and typically collects 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall in Lefkada.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Lefkada, with an average sea temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°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 August, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.6h.

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Lefkada. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Lefkada?

With an average high-temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.8°C (76.6°F), August is the warmest month in Lefkada, Greece.

What is the temperature in August in Lefkada?

In August, in Lefkada, Greece, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 32.5°C (90.5°F).

What is the least humid month in Lefkada?

With an average relative humidity of 62%, August is the least humid month in Lefkada, Greece.

What is the average humidity in August in Lefkada?

In Lefkada, Greece, the average relative humidity in August is 62%.

How much does it rain in Lefkada in August?

In Lefkada, in August, it is raining for 2.3 days, with typically 3mm (0.12") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Lefkada?

The month with the least rainfall in Lefkada, Greece, is August when the rain falls for 2.3 days and typically collects 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Lefkada?

February through December are months without snowfall in Lefkada.

What month is the sea warmest in Lefkada?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Lefkada?

In Lefkada, in August, the average water temperature is 25.8°C (78.4°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 Lefkada have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Lefkada, Greece, is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Lefkada?

In Lefkada, the average sunshine in August is 11.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Lefkada?

Months with the highest UV index are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Lefkada?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Lefkada is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 24.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.3°C).

Average pressure in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average pressure in August: 1013mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (14.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.8km/h).

Average humidity in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average humidity in August: 62%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February, March and April (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

Average rainfall in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (152mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2.3 days).

Average snowfall in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1mm).
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.6h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average sunshine days in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average sunshine days in August: 26.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (26.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (11.3 days).

Average UV index in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average cloud cover in August: 8

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 39).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 8).

Average visibility in August - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).