Petra
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Petra, Greece

An aerial panoramic view of the village of Petra in Greece, the beautiful waters, and the rest of Lesvos Island and Mythimna region
An aerial panoramic view of the village of Petra in Greece, the beautiful waters, and the rest of Lesvos Island and Mythimna region
The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Petra, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low of 19°C (66.2°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). In Petra, in August, the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 5 days and accumulates 7mm (0.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 24.5°C (76.1°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.5°C (76.1°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Petra, Greece, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In Petra, the average sunshine is 13h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Petra is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. 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 temperature in August in Petra?

In Petra, in August, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Petra?

In Petra, Greece, in August, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 7mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Petra?

August is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 5 days and accumulates 7mm (0.3") of precipitation.

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

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 24.5°C (76.1°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24.5°C (76.1°F).

What is the sea temperature in August in Petra?

In Petra, the average seawater temperature in August is 24.5°C (76.1°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24.5°C (76.1°F).

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

In August, the average length of the day in Petra, Greece, is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Petra?

The average sunshine in August in Petra is 13h.

How high is the UV index in August in Petra?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Petra, Greece, is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Petra, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (11°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Petra, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (129mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Petra, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 5 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 and September (4 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Petra, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 24.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Petra, Greece
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 13h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 14h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in August - Petra, Greece
  • Average UV index in August: 8

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).