Mykonos weather in August

August – the warmest month of the year – is an excellent time to visit Mykonos.

You can expect warm to hot, sunny days with little or no rain.

How hot is it in Mykonos in August?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Mykonos in August usually reach an average high of 28°C (82°F) and low of 23°C (73°F). However, on the warmest days of the month, the temperature may reach around 33°C (91°F).

How sunny is it in Mykonos in August?
There are on average 11.5 hours of sunshine each day in Mykonos in August – that's around 85% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 6:35am with sunset around 8:10pm.

How warm is the sea around Mykonos in August?
The average sea temperature in Mykonos in August is 24°C (75°F), and warm enough for swimming.

Does it rain in Mykonos in August?
There are usually no days with rain in Mykonos in August; the average monthly rainfall is just 2mm (‹1in).

How windy is it in Mykonos in August?
August sees an average hourly wind speed of 25 kilometres per hour (13 knots; 15 mph).

What to do in Mykonos in August?
Weather conditions in August are excellent for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving. Away from the beach, this is also a good time to explore the island on foot, bicycle or motorcycle.

Mykonos Town offers several interesting places to visit, including the 18th century Church of the Panagia Paraportiani, the whitewashed windmills of Kato Myli and the photogenic area of Little Venice.

And don't miss the preserved ruins of classical antiquity on tiny Delos Island, just a short boat ride away.

Local holidays?
Dormition of the Virgin Mary – 15th Aug. August is peak season in Mykonos, with a commensurate rise in hotel rates and more crowded entertainment venues.

Mykonos weather in August

Temperature icon High Temp: 28°C (82°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 23°C (73°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 11.5 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 13 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 25 km/h (13 knots; 15 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 0 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 2mm (‹1in) per month
Moderate heat icon Comfort Level: Warm to hot & 62% humidity
High UV icon
UV Index: Very high
swimming icon Sea Temp: 24°C (75°F)
Mykonos, Greece

Best time to visit Mykonos

The best time to visit Mykonos for a beach holiday is from mid-June to early-September.

However, anytime during spring and early summer, from mid-May to June, and the first two weeks of September, when the excessive summer heat has passed, is good to visit Mykonos.

Mykonos enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm, sunny summers and cool, wet winters.

Mykonos weather overview

Mykonos weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Mykonos 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 closest weather station, Mykonos Airport (JMK), located about 4km (2.4mi) from Mykonos 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.

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Latest update: Mykonos weather in August: 3 October, 2023

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