Weather in August in Canary Islands

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Canary Islands. Is this month a good time to go to Canary Islands? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Canary Islands in August?

The weather in Canary Islands in August is in general perfect.

August is a month with warm maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F) and nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) in Lanzarote. It is one of the warmest months of the year, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

August is a very dry month with an average rainfall around 0.6mm (0inch) in Lanzarote. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 297 hours of sunshine in Lanzarote during the whole month.

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

Where to go in Canary Islands in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Canary Islands 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 Canary Islands

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

Average weather in Lanzarote

In August Lanzarote generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Lanzarote
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
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28°C / 83°F 
21°C / 69°F 
301 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
297 hours 
0.6mm / 0inch 
0 days 
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
246 hours 
2.5mm / 0.1inch 
1 days 
Climate in Lanzarote

Average weather in Las Palmas

In August Las Palmas generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (71°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Las Palmas
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
<<  
27°C / 81°F 
21°C / 70°F 
311 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 71°F 
301 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
27°C / 81°F 
22°C / 71°F 
244 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
1 days 
Climate in Las Palmas

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Is August the best time to go to Canary Islands?

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

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

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