August Weather for Georgia
• August averages +24-28°С / humidity 70%
• highest was +40°С
• lowest was +15°С
• expected –+26°С
In August the baking sun shines on the coastline, the heat slacks in the evenings. Almost no rains. It is cool in the mountains. Autumn is in the air by the end of the month.
Downtime in Georgia in August
August is hot time of the tourist season. There are many tourists in the country. Prices are high. It is a last month for busy beach holidays. Sightseeing tours are best in the evenings.
August 28 is Holyday of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the official day off in the country: banks and official institutions are closed.
Events in August:
• Black Sea Sound & Color Fest festival is held in early August. Location: Europe Square, Batumi city. Free admission
• Mullet Fest runs in August. Free admission. Locations in the city of Poti:
o Central Park on Rustaveli Encirclement str
o Festival platform on Okros or Golden Lake
Within the event: sport fishing competition, cooking mullet dishes workshops, water ski competition, marathon, bicycle races, games, food tastings, quest and concert.
• Giuseppe Verdi Music Festival begins in mid-August. Ticket price is €3-60. Location:
o Theater of Opera and Ballet by Zakharia Paliashvili at 25 Rustaveli Ave, Tbilisi city
o Black Sea Arena Concert Hall in Shekvetili Village
August is also known as a fruit season: guests of the country find best priced fresh fruits at the markets. Wild hiking in the mountains is popular the same as beach time. A quiet leisure time tourists find in the Gonio resort. Fans of gastronomic tours join the excursions in Kakheti region, tasting wine from jugs of qvevri and learn about the ancient traditions of winemaking. Travelers enjoy viewing of the Alazani Valley from the Signagi Fortress walls. Guests of the country take thermal baths and drink healthy mineral water in Borjomi resort.
Packing List Items
Usual dressing in August is: T-shirts, shorts, skirts and flip flops. Mind to use sunscreen when outside.
A light jacket and jeans warms in the evenings by the end of the month.
To hike in the mountains, one needs a warm jacket, a hat, comfortable indoor shoes, a raincoat
Take a boat ride along the Kura River, taste sweet plums, pears, apples and nectarines. Find out the recipes for matsoni soup and nut jam. Watch the stars a nightlong at the Abastumani Observatory and tirelessly roam the cave cities of the country. Buy tickets to Georgia and share emotions with your friends and come again all together!