August weather forecast
Palermo, Italy

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Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Palermo, Italy, with an average temperature ranging between max 29.8°C (85.6°F) and min 22°C (71.6°F).
An excellent water temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) and only 4.9 rainfall days, with 20mm (0.79") of accumulated rainfall, makes August a prime for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F), August is the warmest month in Palermo.

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 32°C (89.6°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

In August, the average relative humidity is 60%.

Rainfall

In Palermo, during August, the rain falls for 4.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 20mm (0.79") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 121.2 rainfall days, and 381mm (15") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

February through November are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Palermo, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°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 in Palermo is 13h and 37min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 20:16. On the last day of August, in Palermo, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 19:38 CEST.

Sunshine

In Palermo, the average sunshine in August is 11.9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Palermo are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Palermo?

With an average high-temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F), August is the warmest month in Palermo, Italy.

What is the temperature in August in Palermo?

In August, in Palermo, the average high-temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Palermo?

In August, the average relative humidity in Palermo is 60%.

How many days does it rain in August in Palermo?

In August, in Palermo, the rain falls for 4.9 days. Throughout August, 20mm (0.79") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Palermo?

In Palermo, snow does not fall in February through November.

What month is the sea warmest in Palermo?

The month with the warmest seawater in Palermo, Italy, is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Palermo?

In Palermo, in August, the average water temperature is 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.

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

The average day length in August is 13h and 37min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Palermo?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 20:16. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 19:38 CEST.

How long on average sun shines in August in Palermo?

The average sunshine duration in August in Palermo is 11.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Palermo?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Palermo?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Palermo, Italy, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Palermo, Italy

Average temperature in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (12.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (6.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Palermo, Italy

Average pressure in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and July (1014.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Palermo, Italy

Average wind speed in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (13.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.8km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Palermo, Italy

Average humidity in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average humidity in August: 60%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (59%).

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Average rainfall in August
Palermo, Italy

Average rainfall in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average rainfall in August: 20mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are September and October (57mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Palermo, Italy

Average rainfall days in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Palermo, Italy

Average snowfall in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2mm).
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Palermo, Italy

Average snowfall days in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (0.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Palermo, Italy

Average sea temperature in August - Palermo, Italy
  • 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 (14.3°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Palermo, Italy

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 37min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 34min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Palermo, Italy

Average sunshine days in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average sunshine days in August: 25 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (26.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (14.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Palermo, Italy

Average UV index in August - Palermo, Italy
  • 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, February and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Palermo, Italy

Average cloud cover in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average cloud cover in August: 8

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in August
Palermo, Italy

Average visibility in August - Palermo, Italy
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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