Gibraltar: August Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||3 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||65 %|
|Rainfall days||2 days|
|Chance of Rain||3 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||2 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||52 %|
Averages for Gibraltar in August
August is typically the warmest and driest month in Gibraltar. It is also the busiest time of the year as visitors flock to take advantage of the summer weather.
August sees average highs of 29°C (84°F) with plenty of sun throughout the month- on average around 340 hours of sunshine.
There is generally little to no precipitation experienced.
August is the perfect month to take advantage of the many outdoor activities that can be done in Gibraltar.
The Rock of Gibraltar is one must see attraction. Tourists can either hike to the top of Gibraltar’s most famous landmark or take a cable car ride. From there, there is a pub, restaurant and shop and spectacular views. At the end of the Rock is Europa point, Gibraltar’s southernmost point. On clear days, it is possible to see Africa from here.
History enthusiasts will find plenty of interest in Gibraltar; a walking tour of the Great Siege Tunnels is one activity on offer. Or visitors can hike up the Mediterranean Steps. Created by the military, there are a number of important historical sites along the way.
Gibraltar is also a great jumping off point for visiting nearby locations such as Morocco and Spain and there are many touring companies operating within the city to provide services for visitors wishing to take day trips to other nearby destinations.
It should be noted also that Gibraltar is a Duty Free shopper’s paradise offering some of the least expensive prices on many things including tobacco and alcohol.
Rock Hotel in Gibraltar is a great place if you want to explore Gibraltar. The hotel is centrally place and very affordable, offering budget prices that will suit any tourist.