Mykonos is blessed with a Mediterranean climate and is hot and dry during the summer. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Mykonos, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Mykonos weather in August.
How warm is it in Mykonos during August?
August is typically the hottest month in Mykonos. The temperature hits about 26℃ during the day, falling away to a balmy 25℃ at night. Of course, the high humidity will make it feel even hotter. The UV index will be high at this time of year, so protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Try to limit exposure between 10am and 4pm. Apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every few hours, even if it's cloudy, or more frequently after sweating or swimming, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses too, and bear in mind that bright surfaces, such as sand and water increase UV exposure.
Does it rain in Mykonos during August?
August is typically the driest month in Mykonos. On average, in you'll see rain on just one day in the month. In other words, you shouldn't see any of the wet stuff. You're not likely to see a thunderstorm during your trip.
How warm is the sea in Mykonos during August?
The water temperature around Mykonos reaches a pleasant 25℃ during August. While generally considered warm, some people might find it a little on the cool side on entering the water. The hot air temperature will mean that you will feel comfortably warm when coming out of the water.
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Mykonos Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
9th February 2021 by EmmaSix top tips for the best holiday experience in Mykonos
Mykonos is always a fantastic destination to visit. The weather is nice most of the year, the people are very friendly, and there is an endless array of things to do on the island. Its proximity to other Greek islands and several other popular travel destinations also makes Mykonos perfect for an extended trip.The best way to enjoy this island is in utter comfort and luxury. To elevate your holiday experience in Mykonos, here are some of the top tips you can use.Tip 1: Travel in JuneJune is the...
12th February 2021 by AndyCheapest places to holiday in June
It’s time to celebrate when it’s June! Summer is here and a ‘staycation’, a trip to the Mediterranean or a city break means great weather, without the rush of August crowds. Best of all, you’ll miss the scorching heat of July, while being able to take advantage of fantastic deals across the globe. Pack your sunscreen, flip flops and favourite summer read – ready to hit the beach!Beach HolidaysJune brings some of the best weather conditions to Europe, however many popular resorts are...
10th February 2021 by Inside the Travel LabLuxury villas in Mykonos Town: A Greek hot spot
Scenic and sunny, Mykonos is the stylish party island of the Cyclades in Greece. And where do you go if you’re looking for luxury villas in Mykonos town? Travel experts Kinglike Concierge have the answer. Originally from Inside the Travel Lab. ......
21st July 2021 by AndyThe Scoop: Mykonos
Just saying Mykonos out loud is enough to put you in a party frame of mind. The glamourous Greek island, sometimes described as the Ibiza of Greece, is famous for glorious Cyclades beaches, picturesque villages and a pumping night scene. It’s not all about fun in the sun though, so if you choose to leave the sand for an afternoon’s exploration, you’ll find plenty of historical sites and vibrant traditions to explore.What to doFirst things first when you arrive in Mykonos; taking your pick...
Weather in Mykonos
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Mykonos