Malmö weather in August (Skåne, Sweden)

Looking to travel to Malmö in August? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Malmö the weather in August is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a summer month. Daytime temperatures hover around 23°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 13°C.

Malmö in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 76 mm (show in inches) for the month. Since this is the rainiest month of the year, it's a good idea to carry an umbrella just in case. Typically around 13 days of rainfall is expected.

The weather is predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 235 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures. June, July and August typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January, February, March, November and December tend to have less favorable conditions.

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


Malmö, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 13.4°C  
Max Temperature 22.5°C  
Water Temperature 16°C  
Chance of Rain 44%  
Precipitation 76 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 76%  
Sunshine 235 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 46%  

Where to go in Sweden in August

Find out more about the weather in Sweden 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Malmö in August?

​ For visitors traveling to Malmö, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ With a water temperature of around 16°C there is no need to bring your swimwear. ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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