August Sunshine Averages for Cities in Europe

The tables below give August averages for the number of hours of sunshine at major cities throughout Europe.

The cities range from Amsterdam to Zurich and from Reykjavík to İstanbul. They are listed alphabetically and you can jump ahead to the section for Amsterdam to Kazan, Lille to Pristina and Reykjavík to Zurich.

Included in this list are Europe's national capitals plus cities with a metropolitan population of over one million people.

The month's totals are averages of historical weather data collected over a long period, in most cases 30 years.

Total August sunshine
City Hours
Amsterdam, Netherlands 197
Andorra la Vella, Andorra 207
Athens, Greece 340
Barcelona, Spain 282
Belgrade, Serbia 274
Berlin, Germany 210
Birmingham, United Kingdom 168
Brussels, Belgium 190
Bucharest, Romania 281
Budapest, Hungary 254
Chisinau, Moldova 295
Cologne, Germany 184
Copenhagen, Denmark 241
Dublin, Ireland 158
Glasgow, United Kingdom 142
Hamburg, Germany 207
Helsinki, Finland 219
İstanbul, Turkey 267
Kazan, Russia 254
Average amount of sun in August
City Hours
Lille, France 200
Lisbon, Portugal 343
Ljubljana, Slovenia 230
London, United Kingdom 186
Luxembourg, Luxembourg 208
Lyon, France 253
Madrid, Spain 335
Manchester, United Kingdom 166
Marseille, France 327
Milan, Italy 251
Minsk, Belarus 237
Monaco, Monaco 316
Moscow, Russia 235
Munich, Germany 213
Naples, Italy 295
Nice, France 316
Nizhny & Novgorod, Russia 220
Odessa, Ukraine 302
Oslo, Norway 216
Paris, France 212
Podgorica, Montenegro 314
Prague, Czech Republic 212
Pristina, Kosovo 290
Average August sun
City Hours
Reykjavík, Iceland 155
Riga, Latvia 230
Rostov-on-Don, Russia 293
Rotterdam, Netherlands 197
Saint Petersburg, Russia 213
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina 238
Skopje, Macedonia 305
Sofia, Bulgaria 272
Stockholm, Sweden 221
Tallinn, Estonia 240
Turin, Italy 223
Vaduz, Liechtenstein 177
Valletta, Malta 338
Vienna, Austria 251
Vilnius, Lithuania 217
Zagreb, Croatia 257
Zurich, Switzerland 208

The sunshine data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

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