August weather forecast
Cork, Ireland

Ancient buildings in Cork, Ireland, with dark cloudy skies and mountains in the distance
Ancient buildings in Cork, Ireland, with dark cloudy skies and mountains in the distance

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also an enjoyable month in Cork, Ireland, with temperature in the range of an average low of 11°C (51.8°F) and an average high of 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

In Cork, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still enjoyable 18°C (64.4°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

Rainfall

In Cork, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 83mm (3.27") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cork, there are 210 rainfall days, and 1063mm (41.85") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Cork, with an average sea temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Cork is 14h and 35min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:56 am and sunset at 9:24 pm. On the last day of August, in Cork, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 8:24 pm IST.

Sunshine

In Cork, the average sunshine in August is 5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Cork is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Cork?

In August, in Cork, Ireland, the average high-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Cork?

In August, in Cork, Ireland, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout August, 83mm (3.27") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the sea warmest in Cork?

The month with the warmest seawater in Cork, Ireland, is August, with an average sea temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F).

What is the sea water temperature in August in Cork?

In August, the average sea temperature in Cork is 16.4°C (61.5°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

The average day length in August in Cork is 14h and 35min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Cork?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:56 am and sunset at 9:24 pm. On the last day of the month, in Cork, Ireland, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 8:24 pm IST.

How long on average sun shines in August in Cork?

The average sunshine duration in August is 5h.

How high is the UV index in August in Cork?

In Cork, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in August
Cork, Ireland

Average temperature in August - Cork, Ireland
  • Average high temperature in August: 18°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 11°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (11°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Cork, Ireland

Average rainfall in August - Cork, Ireland
  • Average rainfall in August: 83mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (120mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are April and June (61mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Cork, Ireland

Average rainfall days in August - Cork, Ireland
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (14 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Cork, Ireland

Average sea temperature in August - Cork, Ireland
  • Average sea temperature in August: 16.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (16.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9.4°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Cork, Ireland

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Cork, Ireland
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

The months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 6h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average UV index in August
Cork, Ireland

Average UV index in August - Cork, Ireland
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 0).

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