Weather Averages for Barcelona in August
Averages for Barcelona in August
August is the hottest month of the year in Barcelona and the heat rises to sweltering levels that can prove to be unbearable. It can also be very humid during this month, so the climate can be like a sauna.
The average daytime temperatures are around 28°C (that is about 82°F) whereas the average minimum temperatures drop down to 19°C (that is about 67°F).
The number of tourist drops down considerably during this month due to the heat. Most of the attractions close down for this month as well.
The sunrays are very strong so you won't be able to enjoy sunbathing. With such an extreme climate, it is not a good month to visit Barcelona if you have any trouble with excessive heat.
The average amount of sunshine expected each day in August is 12 hours.
The average temperature of the sea during this month is 26°C.
With many of the tourist attractions closing down and sunbathing out of the question due to the scorching sun, August is not a good month to visit Barcelona.
There is a possibility of rain as well, but it doesn’t stick around for long. The average expected rain fall for August is 40mm over 7 days.
If you do happen to be in Barcelona over August though, there are, as usual in the city, a number of festivities and festivals for you to enjoy.
One of these is the celebration of Festa Major (including the Catholic feast of Assumption) which goes on from 15th August to 21st August. The celebrations involve street decorations and parties all night long.