Florence Weather in August
What’s the weather like in Florence in August?
August is the warmest time to visit Florence with temperatures reaching the low-30s at peak times of the day. Florence weather in August is also a lot drier than most of the year, which means you won’t have to worry about spending the majority of your holiday beneath an umbrella.
Its location in the north of Italy means that Florence has a humid subtropical climate that leans towards a Mediterranean climate in the summer. August is very hot with just a few light showers over the month. If you’re planning a day trip to the beach, you’ll enjoy mild sea temperatures that are perfect for swimming and taking in part in some snorkelling or scuba diving. Summer breezes are gentle and offer some relief from the intense summer heat, but the city is generally warmer than the coast because of the lack of prevailing winds reaching the area.
The average temperature in August is a sizzling 25°C that lowers to 19°C in the evening. The hottest time of the day is from 12pm and 3pm when temperatures can reach highs of 32°C. You’ll have 12 hours of sunshine per day with 43mm of rainfall spread over the month. The average relative humidity is just 59%, which is comfortable and great for outdoor activities such as sightseeing and hiking.