August weather forecast
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

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Lefkada, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 29.6°C (85.3°F) and min 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

The average heat index in August is appraised at a tropical 32.5°C (90.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, metabolic differences). 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 particularly important for children. 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

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

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall in Lefkada, Greece. Rain falls for 2.3 days and accumulates 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Lefkada snow does not fall in February through December.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Lefkada is August, 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 in Lefkada, Greece, is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In Lefkada, the average sunshine is 11.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

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.

What is the temperature in August in Lefkada?

In August, 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. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is appraised 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.

What is the average humidity in August in Lefkada?

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

What is the driest month in Lefkada?

August is the month with the least rainfall in Lefkada. Rain falls for 2.3 days and accumulates 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Lefkada in August?

In August, in Lefkada, the rain falls for 2.3 days. Throughout August, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Lefkada?

In Lefkada, Greece, snow does not fall in February through December.

What month is the sea warmest in Lefkada?

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

What is the water temperature in August in Lefkada?

In August, the average sea temperature in Lefkada is 25.8°C (78.4°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.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Lefkada?

The average sunshine in August is 11.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Lefkada?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Lefkada?

In Lefkada, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average pressure in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average wind speed in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average humidity in August
Lefkada, Greece

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%).

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Average rainfall in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average rainfall days in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average snowfall in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average snowfall days in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average sea temperature in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average sunshine days in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average UV index in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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Average visibility in August
Lefkada, Greece

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).

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