Sitia
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Sitia, Greece

A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
August, the last month of the summer, in Sitia, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21°C (69.8°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In August, in Sitia, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout August, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 68 rainfall days, and 616mm (24.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Sitia, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 9 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the warmest months in Sitia?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are warmest months in Sitia, Greece.

What is the temperature in August in Sitia?

In August, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How much does it rain in Sitia in August?

In Sitia, during August, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Sitia?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Sitia, with an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the water temperature in August in Sitia?

In Sitia, in August, the average water temperature is 26.1°C (79°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 Sitia?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Sitia have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Sitia is 12h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Sitia?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Sitia, Greece, is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Sitia, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in August - Sitia, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (130mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Sitia, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1 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, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Sitia, 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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sitia, 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: 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 - Sitia, 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).