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Where to Honeymoon in August

Are you planning a honeymoon holiday in August but not sure where to go? If so, look no further – our warm weather guide brings you the world's most pleasant places to honeymoon in August.

Warm and sunny in August

Find the best honeymoon destination to visit in August when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.

Temperatures given reflect the average high temperature that you can expect at each destination. For more detailed information about each destination just click on the respective hyperlink.

Asia

The continuing monsoonal rains make most of Asia unpleasant for travel at this time of year: the exceptions are Bali, Indonesia and Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Bali, Indonesia thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Nha Trang, Vietnam thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 5 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 29°C (84°F)

Africa

August is an excellent time to visit the Seychelles (despite occasional rain showers), Mauritius, Zanzibar and Morocco.

Mauritius thermometer 23°C (73°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Seychelles thermometer 27°C (80°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 16 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Zanzibar, Tanzania thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Agadir, Morocco thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 20°C (68°F)

Australia

This is a good time to visit northern Queensland, the Top End, the Red Centre and the northern half of Western Australia, when you can expect clear sunny days with little or no rain.

Broome, WA thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Darwin, NT thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Whitsundays, QLD thermometer 24°C (75°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)
Cairns, QLD thermometer 26°C (78°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Port Douglas, QLD thermometer 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)

Europe

This is the peak holiday season in Europe, with sunny and warm weather in southern Europe including Portugal, Spain, France and Italy; it's especially hot in Greece, Cyprus and Turkey.

Ayia Napa, Cyprus thermometer 32°C (89°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Corfu, Greece thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Mykonos, Greece thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Santorini, Greece thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Rhodes, Greece thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Zante, Greece thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Antalya, Turkey thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Bodrum, Turkey thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Oludeniz, Turkey thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Kusadasi, Turkey thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 7 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Marmaris, Turkey thermometer 33°C (91°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Side, Turkey thermometer 34°C (93°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Corsica, France thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)
Cannes, France thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Saint Tropez, France thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 5 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Monte Carlo, Monaco thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Amalfi Coast, Italy thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 6 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Capri, Italy thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Florence, Italy thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 5 Days    
Rome, Italy thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 1 Day    
Sardinia, Italy thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Sicily, Italy thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Albufeira, Portugal thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 1 Day swimming icon 21°C (70°F)
Madeira, Portugal thermometer 26°C (79°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Alicante, Spain thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Mallorca, Spain thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 2 Days swimming icon 25°C (77°F)
Ibiza, Spain thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Malaga, Spain thermometer 30°C (86°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Marbella, Spain thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)
Tenerife, Spain thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 12 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 23°C (73°F)

Caribbean

The Caribbean is still hot and mostly wet during August — June through November marks the official hurricane season. However, both Aruba and the Bahamas are considered year-round destinations.

Aruba thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Bahamas thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 10 Hours rain cloud 13 Days swimming icon 26°C (78°F)

North America

The islands of Hawaii and Los Angeles in the United States offer perfect weather conditions for a honeymoon in August.

Los Angeles, USA thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 13 Hours rain cloud 0 Days swimming icon 17°C (63°F)
Honolulu, Hawaii thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Maui, Hawaii thermometer 31°C (88°F) sun graphic 9 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)

South America

The beaches of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil offer excellent weather for a honeymoon in August.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 22°C (72°F)

South Pacific

This is the best time to visit any of the South Pacific islands including Tahiti, Bora Bora, the Cook Islands, Fiji and Samoa. You can expect warm, dry weather tempered by refreshing sea breezes. The islands of Tonga, New Caledonia and Vanuatu are slightly cooler.

Vaitape, Bora Bora thermometer 27°C (81°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 27°C (81°F)
Papeete, Tahiti thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 8 Hours rain cloud 4 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji thermometer 29°C (84°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 2 Day swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
The Cook Islands thermometer 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 26°C (79°F)
Apia, Samoa thermometer 28°C (82°F) sun graphic 7 Hours rain cloud 9 Days swimming icon 28°C (82°F)
Nuku'alofa, Tonga thermometer 25°C (77°F) sun graphic 11 Hours rain cloud 3 Days swimming icon 24°C (75°F)

Places to avoid in August


Most of Southeast Asia and the Caribbean (except for islands outside the hurricane belt, such as Aruba) – it's mainly hot, wet and windy.


Where & When to Go – Monthly Weather Guide

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Note: This weather guide is produced from meteorological data sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in addition to data sourced from the meteorology departments of the respective countries.


Latest update: Where to go in August: 18 November, 2018


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