August weather forecast
Thessaloniki, Greece

A street in front of the ancient white tower in Thessaloniki, Greece
A street in front of the ancient white tower in Thessaloniki, Greece

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Thessaloniki, Greece, with an average temperature varying between 31.7°C (89.1°F) and 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Temperature

In Thessaloniki, Greece, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 31.7°C (89.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Thessaloniki, Greece, is 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a tropical 34.3°C (93.7°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, wind). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

The least humid month in Thessaloniki, Greece, is August, with an average relative humidity of 52%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 8.4 days and typically collects 20mm (0.79") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Thessaloniki, Greece, snow does not fall in April through October.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 26.1°C (79°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 is 13h and 45min.
On the first day of August in Thessaloniki, Greece, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 20:44. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 20:02 EEST.

Sunshine

July and August, with an average of 11.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Thessaloniki.

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Thessaloniki?

In Thessaloniki, in August, the average high-temperature is 31.7°C (89.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is evaluated at 34.3°C (93.7°F).

What is the least humid month in Thessaloniki?

The least humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 52%.

What is the average humidity in August in Thessaloniki?

The average relative humidity in August in Thessaloniki is 52%.

What is the driest month in Thessaloniki?

The month with the least rainfall in Thessaloniki is August, when the rain falls for 8.4 days and typically collects 20mm (0.79") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Thessaloniki?

In August, in Thessaloniki, Greece, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout August, 20mm (0.79") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Thessaloniki?

In Thessaloniki, snow does not fall in April through October.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Thessaloniki?

In August, the average sea temperature is 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.

How many hours of daylight does Thessaloniki have in August?

The average day length in August is 13h and 45min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Thessaloniki?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 20:44. On the last day of the month, in Thessaloniki, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 20:02 EEST.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Thessaloniki?

July and August, with an average of 11.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Thessaloniki have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 11.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Thessaloniki?

The months with the highest UV index in Thessaloniki are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Thessaloniki?

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

Average temperature in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average temperature in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.2°C).

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Average pressure in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average pressure in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average wind speed in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (7.3km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average humidity in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average humidity in August: 52%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (52%).

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Average rainfall in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average rainfall in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (55mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (20mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average rainfall days in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average snowfall in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (35mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average snowfall days in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

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).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 45min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.9h

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average sunshine days in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average sunshine days in August: 20 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average UV index in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average cloud cover in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average cloud cover in August: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in August
Thessaloniki, Greece

Average visibility in August - Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (9km).

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