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Weather Averages for Lanzarote in August
Averages for Lanzarote in August
The average temperature is 76.5°F (24.7°C). Tourists should not be misled, though. Temperatures during August can get extremely high in certain areas, especially at the beaches and other sea-level areas. Many people go there expecting a mild summer and find it extremely hot. Beach goers generally don’t mind this, but those who go for sightseeing and other non-aquatic adventures might be bothered slightly.If you are concerned about air conditioning, remember to check whether your hotel has it or not before making your reservation. Not all accommodation has it included.
Summers in Lanzarote are incredibly dry. There is an average of 0” (0 mm) of precipitation for this month. There is an average of 0 days of precipitation. There can be the occasional light shower but it is not common. There is an average of 10-11 hours of sunlight each day. These long days can be extremely windy, too. However, that should not stop tourists who want to tour the city or do some hiking or mountain biking.
Between the 15th and 25th of August, Lanzarote celebrates a patron saint, Saint Gines. There are wrestling matches and sailing competitions. A new Miss Lanzarote is elected at this time, and there is an amazing fireworks display next to the Arrecife Gran Hotel in the island’s capital.
An off-the-beaten-path option for accommodation in Lanzarote during August is to rent a room further inland at a bed and breakfast or an inn like Casitas Tabayesco. These rooms are spacious and sunny, and the location of the resort still provides access to white, sandy beaches while still allowing tourists to have a great authentic Canarian experience. The roof terraces provide a unique view of both the sea and the mountains.
Tourists who are interested in helping the environment should look into one of the eco-friendly hotels on the island of Lanzarote. Finca de Arrieta is one of these. There are only seven rooms, so tourists should book in advance.
During the stay, tourists will see that the electricity is supplied by wind turbines and solar panels. The resort uses well water and produces its own produce and eggs to serve guests each day. This should not say to potential guests that the hotel is in any way inferior to other hotels, though. There is still a luxury villa and a stone cottage to choose from.