Thessaloniki
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
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August weather forecast and climate
Thessaloniki, Greece

A street in front of the ancient white tower in Thessaloniki, Greece, in a park of trees
A street in front of the ancient white tower in Thessaloniki, Greece, in a park of trees
August, the last month of the summer, in Thessaloniki, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.1°C (88°F) and 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 31.1°C (88°F). In Thessaloniki, in August, the average low-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Thessaloniki, Greece, is August when the rain falls for 4.7 days and typically collects 20.4mm (0.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Thessaloniki, Greece, the average water temperature is 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 9.5h.

UV index

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

What is the temperature in August in Thessaloniki?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 31.1°C (88°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Thessaloniki?

In Thessaloniki, during August, the rain falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 20.4mm (0.8") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Thessaloniki?

August is the month with the least rainfall in Thessaloniki, Greece. Rain falls for 4.7 days and accumulates 20.4mm (0.8") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in August in Thessaloniki?

In August, the average sea 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.

How many hours of daylight does Thessaloniki have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Thessaloniki?

In Thessaloniki, Greece, the average sunshine in August is 9.5h.

How high is the UV index in August in Thessaloniki?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 18.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.3°C).

Average rainfall in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 20.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (54.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (20.4mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (4.7 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (13.3°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.2h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).