August weather forecast

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Weather in August

August is the peak of summer in Israel, featuring some of the highest temperatures and driest conditions of the year. During this month, average temperatures across the nation generally range from 24°C (75.2°F) to 37°C (98.6°F).

Jerusalem, in the central region, experiences temperatures that typically fall between 21°C (69.8°F) to 31°C (87.8°F). Similar to the preceding summer months, the city continues to record virtually no rainfall in August, reflecting the extended dry season of the Israeli climate.

Coastal cities along the Mediterranean, such as Tel Aviv, endure the summer heat in August. In Tel Aviv, temperatures during this month range from 24°C (75.2°F) to 31°C (87.8°F). Consistent with the national trend, rainfall remains absent in Tel Aviv, underscoring the persistent dry conditions.

Moving to the southern region, the desert city of Eilat witnesses intense summer heat. Temperatures in Eilat can rise substantially in August, typically fluctuating between 29°C (84.2°F) and 41°C (105.8°F). Precipitation remains essentially non-existent, reinforcing the arid nature of this region.

Seawater temperatures reach their peak during August. Along the Mediterranean Coast in Tel Aviv, the seawater temperature averages around 27°C (80.6°F), providing optimal conditions for swimming. The Red Sea coast in Eilat features even warmer seawater, averaging 29°C (84.2°F), further promoting water-based activities.

Although the duration of daylight begins to decrease slightly from the peak of the summer solstice, Israel still enjoys between 13 and 14 hours of daylight during August. This long daylight duration contributes to the elevated temperatures and provides ample hours for outdoor activities.

  • Jerusalem - August »
    While still simmering under the summer heat, August observes a marginal retreat in temperature in Jerusalem, Israel. On the first day of August in Jerusalem sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 19:35.
  • Haifa - August »
    The month with the warmest seawater in Haifa is August, with an average sea temperature of 28.5°C (83.3°F). August stands out as Haifa's warmest month, with temperatures ranging between an average high of 31.4°C (88.5°F) and a low of 23.6°C (74.5°F).
  • Be'er Sheva - August »
    August is the month when Be'er Sheva experiences its warmest temperatures, averaging a high of 32.8°C (91°F) and a low of 20.9°C (69.6°F). On the first day of August in Be'er Sheva, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 19:36.
  • Holon - August »
    Temperature records in Holon mark August as the warmest month, with highs averaging 30.9°C (87.6°F) and lows at 23.9°C (75°F). In Holon, August records the average highest temperatures, peaking at 30.9°C (87.6°F) and reaching a low of 23.9°C (75°F).
  • Ashdod - August »
    The months with the highest humidity in Ashdod are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 69%. Ashdod registers the average highest temperatures during August, with peaks of 30.3°C (86.5°F) and lows of 24.5°C (76.1°F).
  • Netanya - August »
    August is the month with the warmest seawater in Netanya, with an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F). The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F).
  • Bat Yam - August »
    Displaying similar weather patterns as July, August continues to uphold the air of ultimate summer with negligible rainfall, highest humidity and maximum utilization of daylight. In August, the average heat index, which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 37°C (98.6°F).


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