ClimateForecastAugustSeptember >>

Barcelona weather in August (Catalonia, Spain)

Looking to travel to Barcelona in August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Barcelona the weather in August is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 28°C, while night temperatures can drop to 21°C. On average, it is the warmest month of the year. So be prepared and pack summer clothes. Embrace the warmth, but always stay equipped with your summer essentials to make the most of this toasty month.

Barcelona in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 45 mm for the month. Typically around 8 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 282 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, August is a prime time to visit Barcelona. May, June, July, August, September and October typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Barcelona climate page with graphs.

 

Barcelona, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 21°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 24°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 27%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 45 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 72%  
WindspeedWindspeed 7 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 282 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

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.

Map not visible? Whoops sorry! Please refresh the page.
Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 24°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Barcelona.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Spain? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Spain. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.