Venice weather in August (Veneto, Italy)

Planning a trip to Venice in August? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Venice, August is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 28°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 22°C. Typically, it's the hottest month of the year. Make sure to come prepared with breezy outfits. Whether you're out exploring or just lounging, being prepared can make your experience in this warm month much more enjoyable.

Venice in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 91 mm for the month. Typically around 10 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 257 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, August is a great time to visit. May, June, July and August generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Venice climate page with graphs.

 

Venice, monthly averages in August

Min Temperature 22°C  
Max Temperature 28°C  
Water Temperature 25°C  
Chance of Rain 35%  
Precipitation 91 mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 72%  
Sunshine 257 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 59%  

Where to go in Italy in August

Find out more about the weather in Italy in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Venice in August?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 25°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Venice.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Italy? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Italy. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.