Barcelona weather in August (Catalonia, Spain)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Barcelona in August lies at 29.0°C (84.2°F). On average, it is the month with the highest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is 23.0°C (73.4°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 41mm (1.6in). It rains an average of 6 days of the month. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Barcelona with 282 hours of sun.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Barcelona might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 24.0°C (75.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

 

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 29 °C
Water Temperature 24 °C
Chance of Rain 20%
Precipitation 41mm
Rainy Days 6
Sunshine Hours 282

Where to stay in Barcelona

Where to go in Spain in August

Find out more about the weather in Spain in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Weather Forecasts for Barcelona (Catalonia)

Fri   Feb 03
15°C | 4°C
NW 14 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Sat   Feb 04
16°C | 5°C
NW 14 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Sun   Feb 05
15°C | 5°C
SW 14 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

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