August weather forecast

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Weather in August

August in Syria continues the peak summer season with high temperatures and virtually no rainfall across the country.

In the coastal cities of Latakia and Tartus, August experiences temperatures similar to those of July, ranging from 28°C (82.4°F) to 33°C (91.4°F). The Mediterranean Sea continues to exert a moderating influence on the climate, maintaining a higher level of humidity compared to the rest of the country. Rainfall is practically non-existent during this month, preserving the typical dry summer conditions.

Moving inland, areas including Damascus remain in the grip of the summer heat. August is characterized by daytime temperatures between 35°C (95°F) and 40°C (104°F), similar to the previous month. The nighttime temperatures provide a respite from the heat, dropping to between 20°C (68°F) and 25°C (77°F). The likelihood of rainfall during August is extremely low.

In the northeastern regions of Syria, such as Al Hasakah, the high temperatures persist. Averages range from 35°C (95°F) to 40°C (104°F) during the day, while the nights are cooler, averaging between 20°C (68°F) and 25°C (77°F). Like the rest of the country, these regions see no significant rainfall during August.

Relative to July, the climate in August remains consistently hot and dry across Syria. Transitioning into September, there is a slight decrease in temperatures, particularly in the inland and northeastern regions, signalling the beginning of the end of the intense summer heat. Nonetheless, the arid conditions continue to dominate, contributing to the challenging climate of this period.

  • Damascus - August »
    In Damascus rain does not fall in July and August. As Damascus welcomes August, the average high-temperature records at a still fiery hot 36.2°C (97.2°F), marking an insignificant deviation from the prior month.
  • Aleppo - August »
    On the first day of August in Aleppo, sunrise is at 05:38 and sunset at 19:36. Aleppo notes a substantial temperature decline from the daytime peaks throughout August, with an average nighttime temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F).
  • Latakia - August »
    The month with the warmest seawater in Latakia is August, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F). With average high temperatures of 29.7°C (85.5°F) and lows of 24.5°C (76.1°F), August is the warmest month in Latakia.
  • Hama - August »
    August is the month with the least rainfall in Hama with 0mm (0") of accumulated precipitation. The month with the least rainfall in Hama is August, when 0mm (0") of precipitation is typically aggregated.
  • Daraa - August »
    On the first day of August in Daraa sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 19:33. Daraa sees its peak of temperatures during July and August, with an average high-temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F).
  • Qamishli - August »
    August is the month with the least rainfall in Qamishli with 0mm (0") of accumulated precipitation. August is the month with the least rainfall in Qamishli, with 0mm (0") of accumulated precipitation.
  • Idlib - August »
    With an average high-temperature of 34.2°C (93.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.4°C (70.5°F), August is the warmest month in Idlib, Syria. Idlib witnesses the warmest weather in August, with temperatures averaging a high of 34.2°C (93.6°F) and a low of 21.4°C (70.5°F).
  • Afrin - August »
    August shares July's heat, hitting highs of up to 34°C (93.2°F), however, sees a slight increase in relative humidity up to 44%. Afrin experiences its warmest period in July and August, averaging a high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F).
  • Manbij - August »
    The months with the lowest humidity in Manbij are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 31%. On the first day of August in Manbij sunrise is at 05:34 and sunset at 19:34.
  • Al-Malikiyah - August »
    On the first day of August in Al-Malikiyah sunrise is at 05:16 and sunset at 19:18. In Al-Malikiyah, Syria, the average sunshine duration in August is 12.5h.


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