Weather in August in Spain

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

What is the weather like in Spain in August?

The weather in Spain in August ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination. It is a summer month.

During August in Spain, the temperature ranges from high in A Coruña with 23°C (73°F) to very high temperatures in Córdoba with 37°C (98°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 20°C (67°F) in Córdoba and 17°C (62°F) in A Coruña. On average, this month is one of the warmest months of the year in Spain. So be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation in August ranges from almost non in El Hierro with an average of 0mm (0inch) rainfall to high in San Sebastián with 118mm (4.6inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 282 hours of sunshine in Barcelona 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 Spain.

Where to go in Spain in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Spain 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 Spain

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Spain?

Average weather in Barcelona

In August Barcelona generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Barcelona
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
<<  
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
311 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
4 days 
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
282 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
6 days 
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 68°F 
218 hours 
79mm / 3.1inch 
8 days 
Climate in Barcelona

Average weather in Madrid

In August Madrid generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Madrid
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
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
19°C / 66°F 
350 hours 
11mm / 0.4inch 
2 days 
32°C / 89°F 
19°C / 66°F 
335 hours 
10mm / 0.4inch 
2 days 
27°C / 80°F 
16°C / 60°F 
249 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
3 days 
Climate in Madrid

Average weather in Calpe

In August Calpe generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Calpe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C / 84°F 
20°C / 68°F 
8mm / 0.3inch 
3 days 
30°C / 86°F 
20°C / 68°F 
20mm / 0.8inch 
4 days 
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Calpe

Average weather in Valencia

In August Valencia generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Valencia
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
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 71°F 
314 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
1 day 
30°C / 87°F 
22°C / 72°F 
289 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
3 days 
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
234 hours 
79mm / 3.1inch 
5 days 
Climate in Valencia

Average weather in Seville

In August Seville generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (96°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Seville
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
<<  
36°C / 97°F 
20°C / 68°F 
360 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
36°C / 96°F 
20°C / 68°F 
330 hours 
6mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
32°C / 90°F 
18°C / 64°F 
245 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
3 days 
Climate in Seville

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Spain.

Is August the best time to go to Spain?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit Spain with commonly perfect weather in Barcelona.

On average the best time to visit Spain is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Barcelona. The worst months are January and December that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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