Zakinthos
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Zakinthos, Greece

An aerial panorama of the mountainous Navagio Beach in Zakynthos, Greece, with some cruise boats afloat the clear blue waters
An aerial panorama of the mountainous Navagio Beach in Zakynthos, Greece, with some cruise boats afloat the clear blue waters
August, the last month of the summer, in Zakinthos, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 30.6°C (87.1°F) and min 20.9°C (69.6°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 30.6°C (87.1°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 20.9°C (69.6°F).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Zakinthos, Greece, is 61.2%.

Rainfall

In Zakinthos, during August, the rain falls for 0.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.1mm (0.4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 78.5 rainfall days, and 943.3mm (37.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, 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.

Daylight

In Zakinthos, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In Zakinthos, Greece, the average sunshine in August is 12h.

UV index

In Zakinthos, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Zakinthos?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Zakinthos, is 30.6°C (87.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Zakinthos?

In August, the average relative humidity in Zakinthos, Greece, is 61.2%.

How many days does it rain in August in Zakinthos?

In August, the rain falls for 0.9 days. Throughout August, 9.1mm (0.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the sea warmest in Zakinthos?

With an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Zakinthos. 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 Zakinthos?

In Zakinthos, Greece, in August, the average water temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°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.

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

The average length of the day in August in Zakinthos, Greece, is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Zakinthos have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Zakinthos, Greece, is 12h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Zakinthos?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Zakinthos, Greece, is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Zakinthos, Greece
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°C).

Average humidity in August - Zakinthos, Greece
  • Average humidity in August: 61.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (59.3%).

Average rainfall in August - Zakinthos, Greece
  • Average rainfall in August: 9.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (169.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (5mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Zakinthos, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Zakinthos, 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 February (15.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Zakinthos, Greece
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in August - Zakinthos, Greece
  • Average UV index in August: 9

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