What’s the weather like in Rethymnon in August?
The Rethymnon weather in August is perfect for sunny beach holidays, lounging by your hotel pool or exploring the ancient sights around the beautiful Greek island of Crete. In Rethymnon at this time of the year you’ll see lots of sunshine and enjoy hot temperatures.
Rethymnon is in an idyllic spot on Crete’s popular northern coast, which is lapped by the Mediterranean Sea. Resorts on the north of Crete have a climate one or two degrees cooler than those in the south, because it’s exposed to northerly winds that move across the Sea of Crete.
Get ready for lots of sun and dry weather. The weather in Rethymnon in August is magnificent. The Mediterranean climate produces an average daytime temperature of 29°C, which can rise by a few degrees on even hotter days. The night time temperature drops to around 21°C. You can take a refreshing dip in the clear Mediterranean waters and the sea will be about 25°C at this time of the year. The sun shines for an average of 13 hours each day here in Crete, with the sun not setting until around 8.25pm in August. You’ll have no need to worry about rain at this time because August gets just 1mm for the whole month on average. Pay attention to the high UV and humidity levels though and take sunblock and water with you when you’re relaxing by the sandy beaches.