August is an excellent time to visit Corfu, especially if you enjoy hot weather.
You can expect hot, sunny days with little or no rain.
How hot is it in Corfu in August?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Corfu in August reach an average high of 32°C (89°F), with high heat and humidity, and a low of 21°C (69°F).
How sunny is it in Corfu in August?
There are normally 12 hours of bright sunshine each day in Corfu in August – that's around 88% of daylight hours.
Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 6:50am with sunset around 8:30pm.
How warm is the sea around Corfu in August?
The average sea temperature in Corfu in August is 26°C (78°F), which is warm enough for swimming.
Does it rain in Corfu in August?
There are usually two days with some rain in Corfu in August; the average monthly rainfall is 30mm (1in).
How windy is it in Corfu in August?
August sees an average hourly wind speed of 12 kilometres per hour (6 knots; 8 mph).
What to do in Corfu in August?
Weather conditions in August are excellent for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.
Away from the beach, August is also a good time to explore Corfu on foot, bicycle or motorcycle.
Dormition of the Virgin Mary – 15th Aug. August is peak season in Corfu, with a rise in hotel rates and more crowded entertainment venues.
|High Temp: 32°C (89°F)|
|Low Temp: 21°C (69°F)|
|Sunshine: 12 hours per day|
|Daylight: 13 hrs 35 mins per day|
|Wind speed: 12 km/h (6 knots; 8 mph)|
|Wet Days: 2 days with some rain|
|Rainfall: 30mm (1in) per month|
|Comfort Level: High heat & 62% humidity|
|UV Index: High|
|Sea Temp: 26°C (78°F)|
|Corfu Town, Corfu, Greece|
The best time to visit Corfu for a beach holiday is from mid-June through August. The weather is also good from September through to mid-October when the island is less crowded.
If you plan on a hiking and walking holiday across the island, it's best to go from mid-April to mid-June, and so avoid the summer heat.
Corfu enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot and sunny, dry summers and mild, wet winters.
Note: Meteorological data for Corfu is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) at the nearest weather station, Corfu International Airport (CFU) Ioannis Kapodistrias, located 3km (1.8mi) south of Corfu Town. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.
Latest update: Corfu weather in August: 7 October, 2023
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