Gran Canaria weather in August 2021

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The August weather guide for Gran Canaria shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Gran Canaria in August?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 27°C in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in August with moderate heat and humidity, falling to 20°C at night.

How sunny is it in Gran Canaria in August?

There are normally 9 hours of bright sunshine each day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in August - that's 70% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Gran Canaria in August?

The average sea temperature around Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in August is 23°C.

Does it ever rain in Gran Canaria in August?

There are usually no days with some rain in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in August and the average monthly rainfall is 0mm.

Things to do in Gran Canaria in August 2021

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 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Gran Canaria in August 2021. 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
Sunday, 1st August 2021 07:25 20:52
Monday, 16th August 2021 07:33 20:39
Tuesday, 31st August 2021 07:41 20:24
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