Damascus
Syria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Damascus, Syria

A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
August, the last month of the summer, in Damascus, is also a sweltering month, with average temperature ranging between max 36.2°C (97.2°F) and min 16.5°C (61.7°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still very hot 36.2°C (97.2°F). In Damascus, in August, the average low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

Rainfall

In Damascus rain does not fall in July and August.

Snowfall

In Damascus, Syria, during the entire year, snow falls for 11 days.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Damascus is 11.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Damascus is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in August in Damascus?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Damascus, is 36.2°C (97.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

Does it rain in Damascus in August?

In Damascus, in August, it doesn't rain. In September, it rains.

What is the driest month in Damascus?

July and August are months without rainfall.

How many hours of daylight does Damascus have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Damascus, Syria, is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Damascus?

In Damascus, the average sunshine in August is 11.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Damascus?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Damascus, Syria, is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Damascus, Syria
  • Average high temperature in August: 36.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (36.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.4°C).

Average rainfall in August - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (27.9mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and February (7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average snowfall days in August - Damascus, Syria
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Damascus, Syria
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.3).

Average UV index in August - Damascus, Syria
  • Average UV index in August: 11

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).