Cadiz Weather August Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Cadiz in August
Welcome to high summer in Cadiz, when the weather is absolutely perfect and lovely. August is the hottest month in the city. The good news: in Cadiz, the weather is rarely scorching. The average high temperature this month is a relatively mild 28°C.
Average Sunshine Hours
It's a great time to visit as the weather permits long days of activity. You can spend hours at the beach and still have time for some city strolling and sight seeing. With 13 hours of daylight per day, you can truly maximize your holiday. August is the second sunniest month out of the year.
Compared with the proceeding month of September, when the city receives only 10 hours of sunshine a day and levels of rainfall rise, August truly is the month to visit for any traveller looking to bask in the rays. The only month with a higher daily average of sunshine hours is July, when the sun shines for 14 hours a day.
The high levels of sunshine are contributed to in part by low levels of rainfall: on average only 2mm of precipitation falls in the city during this month.
Average Sea Temperature
After reporting all this good news about ideal weather, there is really only one question left to address: is it a good time for ocean swimming and beach relaxing? By all accounts, yes!
Sea temperatures reach their annual high at 23°C. This is a comfortable temperature to spend long lengths of time in the water without getting chilled. Tourism booms throughout the summer month, bringing crowds to the small city, but with many beautiful beaches along the coast you can find the right environment to suit your taste.
Cadiz Hotels in August
Hotel Patagonia Sur
Hotel Patagonia Sur is a 3-star hotel opened back in 2009 in the historic Old Town. Its central location allows quick walking access to the city's most popular tourist sites and the beach. Free Wi-Fi, a continental breakfast and 24 hour reception. Request a room on the upper floors for a fantastic view over the waters.
Hostal La Hormiga
If you want to escape the busy city, and stay on a more secluded stretch of ocean and sand, check out Hostal La Hormiga. Located in the coastal village of Bolonia, the hostel overlooks Playa de Bolonia. Located near the beach are the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia, the most complete Roman ruins to be discovered in Spain. Guests at the hostel enjoy the solitude and beauty of a beach town with a population under 200. A nice choice if you're looking to escape the August high season crowds.
Finca Alta Cocina
Finca Alta Cocina offers a chance to stay in the countryside in the south of the port city. Stay in a country house with a cookery school. Partake in a class, or simply enjoy the wonderful food they provide. Check out this unique accommodation near the white hill town of Ronda.
Beach in Cadiz for August
Playa de Cortadura
Playa de Cortadura is the largest beach within the Cadiz municipality with nearly 4km of sandy shoreline. It is another of the city's Blue Flag beaches the Blue Flag is awarded to beaches of excellent cleanliness with outstanding facilities. The beach offers everything you would expect from a world-class beach, from on-duty lifeguards to parasol rentals, from shower and restroom facilities to well-maintained boardwalks. Located right at the outskirt of the city, the beach is known for the fine sandy dunes that form along the water. With average ocean temperatures this month reaching 23°C, the chance for a swim is just another reason to visit this beach at this time of year.
Bars and Restaurants
Freiduria Las Flores
Freiduria Las Flores is a popular restaurant that specializes in fried foods, their fried fish being the premier offering. Don't expect fish and chips however, you'll want to order one of their more traditional tapas items for a side to accompany your meal. The indoor atmosphere is lively and loud, but quieter outdoor seating is available. If you arrive at prime dining hours, expect a wait. Put your name on the list and enjoy some sangria.
You won't learn a lot about La Perola on the Internet, so you'll just have to go while you are in Cadiz. It's located in the heart of the city center and specializes in tapas. You'll encounter very traditional Spanish cuisine and rustic ambiance at this classic Andalusian jewel.
El Garbanzo Negro
A popular lunch hotspot is El Garbanzo Negro. With a menu del dia available for 10, the restaurant offers a hardy meal at a good price. The service is friendly and down to earth, and the food is local. It's right around the corner from the Torre Tavira, one of the city's highlight activities. It's a good place to grab a meal while you wait for your chance to go up and enjoy the towering views.
Things to do in Cadiz in August
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Take a hot air balloon ride over the pueblos blancos of Cadiz provenance. With near perfect weather, it's sure to be smooth sailing across the skies in August. One particular tour glides over the Arcos de la Frontera, a white, stonewashed village lined with olive trees and orange groves. It's an exhilarating opportunity to see Spain in an all-new way.
El Oratorio de la Santa Cueva
Visit El Oratorio de la Santa Cueva, the 18th century oratory attached to Iglesia del Rosario. You'll have the opportunity to see three paintings by the famous artist Francisco Goya. Framed within the arches of the chamber are Goya's The Guest at the Wedding, The Last Supper, and The Miracle of the Loaves and the Fishes. The oratory is located less than 200m from the Museo de Cadiz.