Rhodes weather in August

August is an excellent time to visit Rhodes. You can expect hot, sunny days with little or no rain.

How hot is it in Rhodes in August?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Rhodes in August usually reach an average high of 30°C (86°F) and low of 24°C (75°F).

However, on the warmest days of the month, the temperature may reach around 33°C (91°F).

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

Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 6:25am with sunset around 7:55pm.

How warm is the sea around Rhodes in August?
The average sea temperature in Rhodes in August is 26°C (78°F), which is warm for swimming.

Does it rain in Rhodes in August?
There is usually no rainfall in Rhodes in August.

How windy is it in Rhodes in August?
August sees an average hourly wind speed of 20 kilometres per hour (10 knots; 12 mph).

What to do in Rhodes 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.

The Old Town of Rhodes is one of the largest and best-preserved medieval cities in Europe and offers cobblestone streets crammed with fascinating buildings dating from antiquity, Byzantine times and the Middle Ages to explore.

August is peak season in Rhodes, when hotel and restaurant prices sky-rocket.

Local holidays?
Dormition of the Virgin Mary – 15th Aug.

Rhodes weather in August

Temperature icon High Temp: 30°C (86°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 24°C (75°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 11.5 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 13 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 20 km/h (10 knots; 12 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 0 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 0mm per month
Hot heat icon Comfort Level: hot & 60% humidity
High UV icon
UV Index: Very high
swimming icon Sea Temp: 26°C (78°F)
Rhodes, Greece

Best time to visit Rhodes

Anytime: however, the best time to visit Rhodes for a beach holiday is from mid-June to late-September.

To explore the island and to visit the ruins of ancient Greece or of the Middle Ages, the best time is spring in April and May – so avoiding the summer heat; and during September and October, although, autumn experiences more rainfall.

Rhodes has a Mediterranean climate with hot, sunny summers and mild, wet winters.

Rhodes weather overview

Rhodes weather by month

Source: Meteorological data for Rhodes is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) at the closest weather station: Rhodes International Airport (RHO), located about 15km (9mi) southwest of the capital city, Rhodes.

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: Rhodes weather in August: 7 October, 2023

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data and conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable. We assume no responsibility and can not be held legally responsible for any decisions made on the basis of the information presented on this site.