Copenhagen: August Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||12 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||15 %|
|Rainfall days||16 days|
|Chance of Rain||52 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||32 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||38 %|
Averages for Copenhagen in August
Officially, it is still summer in August but the days have started to become shorter at an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day. However, the temperature is still at a steady 170 C from the previous month.
Copenhagen's Summer Baroque happens every mid-August during which classical concerts will be held for a period of three days. Also in August is the Cultural Harbour, a series of cultural events held on and around the harbors of Copenhagen. The locals and tourists learn more about Copenhagen by participating in a program of music, dance, theatre and sports activities.
Nine days in August Copenhagen celebrates the Copenhagen Pride and the hosts are the LGBT communities who line up fun events. The culmination or highlight of the festivities is the Gay Pride Parade which attracts thousands of spectators and participants from all over the world. As early as 1933, Denmark legalized homosexuality. Naturally, it would have a festival to celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of man.
The Copenhagen International Ballet Festival is held from the first to the third week of August in Frederiksberg, a few minutes away from the city center. The ballet shows are held outdoors in the atrium courtyard of the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University and features the Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen International Ballet Group and visiting performers from the New York City Ballet and Hamburg Ballet.
Fashion oriented people will certainly be excited with Copenhagen's Fashion Fair. This is an international fashion event and one of the largest in Northern Europe. Fashions shows and exhibitions will be held showcasing the latest trends in clothes, bags, shoes, jewelry and accessories.
Located in the center of Copenhagen is Hotel Jorgensen which is a suitable hotel for those looking for a clean and safe place to stay at affordable price. An overnight stay in this hotel is only £25.
Hotel Jorgensen, Copenhagen.
August events in Copenhagen
Copenhagen Summer Festival
2nd August 2015 to 13th August 2015
This event usually takes place August and features performances of classical chamber music at the Charlottenborg Ceremonial Hall. It has been around since 1969 and shows classical camber music played by young upcoming talents.
Copenhagen Summer Baroque
7th August 2015 to 17th August 2015
Held over the mid-August, Baroque Fever is a group of modern musicians that tour around Denmark and Sweden and are recognized by esteemed music experts. The event usually lasts for just three days.
15th August 2015 to 16th August 2015
Taking place mid-August, this event features an international fashion fair lasting four days at the Bella Centre, within the Amager districts of the city. Catch the great fashion designers today like Alexander Wang and Ben Chan at this event.
Pool Contest at Faelledparken
28th August 2015
This event is for skaters to enjoy the Faelledparken concrete park and has a bowl contest to coincide with this year’s CPH Pro. A backyard-style pool and a massive snake run skater competition is held. Visit the place and enjoy the tricks from Chris Miller, Curren Caples, Pedro Barros and other famous skaters. If you are a keen sports photographer this is a superb event to attend as you are sure to get some great shots. The second part of this event will take place on the following day.
Secret Mission at Port 4130
28th August 2015 to 31st August 2015
This skating sport event features a local mad Irishman who has constructed a huge indoor bowl park with unexplored hell rides that partygoers and skaters can enjoy. There will be plenty of activities going on such as cash for the best tricks and beer of course will be on offer for spectators and participants at the end!