Maspalomas
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Maspalomas, Spain

Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
August, the last month of the summer, in Maspalomas, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 20°C (68°F) and max 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

In Maspalomas rain does not fall in July and August.

Sea temperature

In Maspalomas, the average seawater temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22°C (71.6°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.1h.

Sunshine

May through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Maspalomas are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Maspalomas?

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

What is the temperature in August in Maspalomas?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 27°C (80.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Does it rain in Maspalomas in August?

In Maspalomas, Spain, in August, it doesn't rain. In September, it rains.

What is the driest month in Maspalomas?

July and August are months without rainfall in Maspalomas, Spain.

What is the water temperature in August in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, Spain, the average seawater temperature in August is 22°C (71.6°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22°C (71.6°F) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in August in Maspalomas?

The average length of the day in August in Maspalomas, Spain, is 13.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Maspalomas?

Months with the most sunshine in Maspalomas, Spain, are May through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Maspalomas have in August?

In Maspalomas, the average sunshine in August is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Maspalomas?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the highest UV index in Maspalomas.

How high is the UV index in August in Maspalomas?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average high temperature in August: 27°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (14°C).

Average rainfall in August - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (33mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in August: 22°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (19°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average daylight in August: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in August - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average UV index in August: 11

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).