Corsica weather in August

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in Corsica. Is this month a good time to go to Corsica? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Corsica in August?

The weather conditions in Corsica in August are generally perfect. It is a summer month.

You can expect warm maximum average daytime temperatures of around 29°C (85°F) and nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) in Ajaccio. On average, it is the month with the highest temperature of the year in Corsica. So be prepared and pack summer clothes.

Precipitation in August ranges from low in Ajaccio with an average of 17mm (0.7inch) rainfall to low in Bastia with 23mm (0.9inch). It is also generally a sunny period with an average of 341 hours of sunshine in Ajaccio during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Corsica.

Where to go in Corsica in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Corsica on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Corsica

What is the weather like in August for the 2 most popular destinations in Corsica?

Average weather in Ajaccio

In August Ajaccio generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Ajaccio
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C / 83°F 
18°C / 64°F 
370 hours 
9mm / 0.4inch 
1 day 
29°C / 85°F 
18°C / 64°F 
341 hours 
17mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
26°C / 79°F 
15°C / 60°F 
262 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
5 days 
Climate in Ajaccio

Average weather in Bastia

In August Bastia generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Bastia
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
30°C / 85°F 
20°C / 67°F 
344 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
2 days 
30°C / 86°F 
20°C / 68°F 
315 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
2 days 
26°C / 79°F 
17°C / 62°F 
239 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
6 days 
Climate in Bastia

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Is August the best time to go to Corsica?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit Corsica with commonly perfect weather in Ajaccio. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Corsica is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Ajaccio. The worst months are January, February, March, November and December that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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