Weather in Gran Canaria in August 2018

  • 81°F maximum daytime temperature in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)81
    81°F max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day (70% of daylight hours) in August in Gran Canaria9
    9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 0 days with some rainfall in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)0
    0 days with some rainfall
  • 68°F minimum night-time temperature in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)68
    68°F min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • Moderate heat & humidity in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)M
    Moderate heat & humidity
  • 0.0 inches monthly rainfall in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)0.0
    0.0 inches of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)11
    11 (Extreme) UV index
  • 73°F sea temperature in August in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)73
    73°F sea temperature

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Expect 81°F daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 9 hours of sunshine per day in Gran Canaria in August. Check more long-term weather averages for Gran Canaria in August before you book your next holiday to Gran Canaria in 2018. The August weather averages shown above are for Maspalomas.

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Guide to Gran Canaria weather in August

The average maximum daytime temperature in Gran Canaria in August is a warm 27°C (81°F) with moderate heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 20°C (68°F). There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 70% of the 13 hours of daylight.

Expect 0mm (0.0 inches) of rainfall across the whole of August with no days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Gran Canaria in August is 23°C (73°F).

The weather in Gran Canaria in August is represented by Maspalomas.

Things to do in Gran Canaria in August 2018

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's Parque Santa Catalina, more square than park, is the home of Cine + Food, which will appeal to foodies as much as film buffs. Early August sees Bajada de la Rama, the Descent of the Branch, as Agaete locals head down from the highs of Tamadaba carrying pine to thrash the ocean with in imitation of an ancient rainmaking ceremony. In the same municipality later in the month, the fundraising Bio Agaete Cultural Solidario features leftfield artists from around the globe.

Over in Arucas, it's a rum old do at the FiestoRon with mojitos flowing freely and rock blaring out of speakers turned up to 11. Neighbouring Firgas provides a timely reminder of its Fiestas de San Roque, using its white town hall as a blank canvas for the dates of each year's event. And in Guía, August's first weekend brings the Cláasica Ciudad de Guía, a classic car rally.

Enjoy Glastonbury in miniature at Parque Urban del Sur's freebie Maspalomas Music Festival. In Telde, as part of Lomo Magullo's Fiesta de Las Nieves, the Traida del Agua is one big water party. Whereas Artenara's Fiestas en Honor a La Virgen de La Cuevita offers a praise be to the patron saint of the island's cyclists and folk musicians.

Event Location Date
Fiestas en Honor a La Virgen de La Cuevita Artenara throughout August
Bajada de la Rama Agaete 4th August 2018
Cláasica Ciudad de Guía Guía early August
FiestoRon Arucas mid August
Fiestas de San Roque Firgas mid August
Maspalomas Music Festival Parque Urban del Sur mid August
Fiesta de Las Nieves Telde -
Bio Agaete Cultural Solidario Agaete late August
Cine + Food Las Palmas de Gran Canaria late August into early September

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Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times for August 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Gran Canaria in August 2018. Select a month to view Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Maspalomas.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st August 2018 07:25 20:52
Thursday, 2nd August 2018 07:26 20:51
Friday, 3rd August 2018 07:26 20:50
Saturday, 4th August 2018 07:27 20:50
Sunday, 5th August 2018 07:27 20:49
Monday, 6th August 2018 07:28 20:48
Tuesday, 7th August 2018 07:29 20:47
Wednesday, 8th August 2018 07:29 20:47
Thursday, 9th August 2018 07:30 20:46
Friday, 10th August 2018 07:30 20:45
Saturday, 11th August 2018 07:31 20:44
Sunday, 12th August 2018 07:31 20:43
Monday, 13th August 2018 07:32 20:42
Tuesday, 14th August 2018 07:32 20:42
Wednesday, 15th August 2018 07:33 20:41
Thursday, 16th August 2018 07:33 20:40
Friday, 17th August 2018 07:34 20:39
Saturday, 18th August 2018 07:34 20:38
Sunday, 19th August 2018 07:35 20:37
Monday, 20th August 2018 07:35 20:36
Tuesday, 21st August 2018 07:36 20:35
Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 07:36 20:34
Thursday, 23rd August 2018 07:37 20:33
Friday, 24th August 2018 07:37 20:32
Saturday, 25th August 2018 07:38 20:31
Sunday, 26th August 2018 07:38 20:30
Monday, 27th August 2018 07:39 20:29
Tuesday, 28th August 2018 07:39 20:28
Wednesday, 29th August 2018 07:40 20:27
Thursday, 30th August 2018 07:40 20:25
Friday, 31st August 2018 07:41 20:24
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