Gran Canaria weather in August 2024
Expect 27°C 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 2024/2025.
- 2727°C max day temperature
- 00 days with some rainfall
- 2020°C min night temperature
- 1313 hours of daylight per day
- MModerate heat & humidity
- 00 mm of monthly rainfall
- 1111 (Extreme) UV index
- 2323°C sea temperature
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The August weather guide for Gran Canaria (Maspalomas) 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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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Gran Canaria in August. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
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- Bahia Feliz
- Cruz de Tejeda
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- Playa Amadores
- Playa del Cura
- Playa del Ingles
- Playa Mogan
- Playa Taurito
- Puerto Rico
- Salobre Golf
- San Agustin
- San Bartolome de Tirajana
- San Mateo
- Santa Brigida
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Things to do in Gran Canaria in August 2024
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.
|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|
|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|
More about Gran Canaria
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.
Gran Canaria August sunrise & sunset times
Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Gran Canaria in August 2024. Select a month to view Gran Canaria sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Gran Canaria sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Maspalomas.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Thursday, 1st August 2024||07:26||20:51|
|Friday, 16th August 2024||07:34||20:39|
|Saturday, 31st August 2024||07:41||20:24|
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