August – the hottest month of the year in Paros – is an excellent time to visit Paros, with warm to hot temperatures, long days and around 11.5 hours of sunshine daily – perfect for sunbathing, swimming and exploring the island.
How hot is it in Paros in August?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Paros in August reach an average high of 30°C (86°F), and low of 23°C (73°F).
However, on the warmest days of the month, temperatures usually reach around 34°C (93°F).
How sunny is it in Paros in August?
There are on average 11.5 hours of sunshine each day in Paros in August – that's around 83% of daylight hours.
Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 6:40am with sunset around 8:40pm.
How warm is the sea around Paros in August?
The average sea temperature in Paros in August is 24°C (75°F), which is warm for swimming.
Does it rain in Paros in August?
There is usually only one day with light rainfall in Paros in August; the average monthly rainfall is just 2mm (‹1in).
How windy is it in Paros in August?
August sees an average hourly wind speed of 25 kilometres per hour (13 knots; 15 mph).
What to do in Paros in August?
Weather conditions in August are good for swimming, sunbathing, hiking and exploring the island by hire car, bicycle and on foot. Numerous old stone-paved roads and dirt tracks connect the island’s villages.
Dormition of the Virgin Mary – 15th August – marks the traditional start of summer holidays for many Greeks.
August falls within the high season when hotel and restaurant prices increase dramatically.
|High Temp: 30°C (86°F)|
|Low Temp: 23°C (73°F)|
|Sunshine: 11.5 hours per day|
|Daylight: 13 hours per day|
|Wind speed: 25 km/h (13 knots; 15 mph)|
|Wet Days: 1 day with some rain|
|Rainfall: 2mm (‹1in) per month|
|Comfort Level: Hot & 57% humidity|
|UV Index: Very high|
|Sea Temp: 24°C (75°F)|
The best time of year to visit Paros for a beach holiday is during summer from June to mid-September.
However, anytime from early-May to late-July; and from mid-September to mid-October is good to visit Paros – the intense summer heat has diminished, the sea water is still warm, the crowds have left and all the facilities are still open.
The peak summer months of July and August offer hot weather but at a time when the island sees the most visitors and hotel and restaurant prices increase dramatically.
Note: Meteorological data for Paros is based on weather statistics gathered for the 20-year period 2001 to 2020, and is sourced from the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) at the closest weather station, Paros National Airport (PAS), located about 10km (6mi) from the port of Parikia. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Latest update: Paros weather in August: 7 October, 2023
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