Skiathos
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Skiathos, Greece

Ships docked in the harbor of the stunning old town of Skiathos on Skiathos Island, Greece
Ships docked in the harbor of the stunning old town of Skiathos on Skiathos Island, Greece
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Skiathos, Greece, with average temperature ranging between min 18°C (64.4°F) and max 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In August, in Skiathos, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout August, 24mm (0.9") of precipitation is accumulated. In Skiathos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 86 days and collects up to 629mm (24.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Skiathos is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

In Skiathos, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Skiathos?

In Skiathos, in August, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Skiathos?

In Skiathos, during August, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 24mm (0.9") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Skiathos?

The month with the warmest seawater in Skiathos is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°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 water temperature in August in Skiathos?

In August, the average sea temperature in Skiathos, Greece, is 26.3°C (79.3°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 Skiathos have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Skiathos?

In Skiathos, Greece, the average sunshine in August is 11h.

How high is the UV index in August in Skiathos?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Skiathos, Greece, is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Skiathos, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (18°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

Average rainfall in August - Skiathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (97mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (19mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Skiathos, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and September (3 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Skiathos, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (14.2°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Skiathos, 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: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).