What's the weather like in Ibiza in August
August is the hottest month of the year in Ibiza, Spain, making it a very popular time to visit. The average temperature for this month starts off at 26°C in the first few days and slowly falls until it reaches 25.5°C in the final few days.
Daily high temperatures for the month start off at 30°C and gradually decrease until they reach 29°C by the end of the month, only exceeding 32°C or falling below 27°C one day out of every ten. On the other hand, daily low temperatures stay pretty constant at 22°C, almost never falling below 19°C or rising above 25°C.
The highest temperature which has ever been recorded in recent times for Ibiza in August is 37°C, with the lowest temperature ever recorded for the island this month being 15°C. When you compare these temperatures to the average for the month 26°C it's clear that they're the extremes and certainly aren't what you should expect to experience during your holiday.
Overall, the hottest month of the year in 2013 was August, with an average daily high temperature of 29°C.
Across an average August, Ibiza receives around 9mm of rainfall divided between four days throughout the month. With such a tiny amount of precipitation on falling on only a handful of days, you can safely leave your umbrella at home.
In 2013, the longest dry spell of the year fell between July 12th and August 17th that's 37 consecutive days with no observed precipitation.
The most common type of precipitation for Ibiza in August is thunderstorms, which tend to occur around August 30th. This is followed by moderate and light rain, both of which usually happen around August 31st. Drizzle, heavy rain and snowfall are almost unheard of for Ibiza at this time of year.
The likelihood of precipitation quickly increases across August as the month progresses, rising from 10% on August 1st up to 18% by August 31st. As you'd expect for a summer month in Ibiza, the island isn't affected by any foggy conditions at all throughout the month.
Across a typical August, wind speeds vary between 0 m/s and 6 m/s (calm to moderate breeze), almost never exceeding 8 m/s (fresh breeze). The highest average wind speed of 3 m/s (light breeze) happens around August 29th, when the average daily maximum is 6 m/s. On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 3 m/s usually happens toward the other end of the month around August 1st, when the average daily maximum is 5 m/s.
At 26°C, the average sea temperature for Ibiza in August is more than warm enough to enjoy a swim.
In August, the average daily relative humidity for Ibiza is around 73%, created by lows of 56% and highs of 90%.
Throughout the month, the island enjoys an average of 13 hours of sunshine each day that's the same as in July. The daylight and sunshine hours very slowly fall as the month develops, with the length of the day decreasing by one hour and six minutes between August 1st and August 31st.
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Ibiza Hotels in August
Intertur Hotel Hawaii Ibiza
Families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Ibiza should check out Intertur Hotel Hawaii Ibiza. Located on the Es Puet beach, this hotel provides guests with a great choice of services and facilities, including: outdoor swimming pool, terrace, solarium, table tennis, billiards, games room, playground, restaurants, bar, WiFi access, free public parking and 24-hour reception. There is a wide variety of rooms to choose from with everything from singles to quadruple sized rooms guaranteeing something for all budgets and group sizes. Each of the rooms features: air conditioning, heating, balcony, telephone, satellite TV, safety deposit box and full bathroom with hairdryer.
When it comes to stylish hotels in Ibiza, it doesn't get much better than Hotel Garibi. This four-star hotel provides guests with access to 298 rooms, each of which can sleep up to three guests. Each room comes with: terrace, satellite TV, telephone, free WiFi access, full bathroom with hairdryer and safety deposit box. Guests at the Hotel Garibi are invited to take full advantage of the many services and amenities available, including: restaurant, beachside bar, beachside restaurant, 24-hour reception, WiFi zone, daytime entertainment, evening entertainment, nightclub, games room, swimming pool, children's pool, Jacuzzi, sun terrace with loungers, tennis court and free parking.
Fiesta Cala Nova
Families and couples looking for all-inclusive accommodation in Ibiza should think about staying at Fiesta Cala Nova. Here you'll find a staggering number of facilities and services available for guests onsite, including: swimming pool, kids' pool, evening entertainment, daytime entertainment, kids' clubs, water sports, games room, airport transfers, luggage storage, buffet restaurant, lounge bar, pool bar, internet access and free parking. There are single and double rooms available at the Fiesta Cala Nova, each of which come complete with: large bed(s), full bathroom with hairdryer, TV, fridge, balcony, WiFi access, coffee and tea making facilities and safety deposit box.
Club Hotel Portinatx
Club Hotel Portinatx is another top pick for anyone looking for an all-inclusive hotel in Ibiza. Set amidst large gardens, this hotel is made up of apartments and bungalows, each of which features: full bathroom with hairdryer, air conditioning, central heating, ceiling fan, satellite TV, safety deposit box, telephone and balcony or terrace. Here you'll find a handful of amenities and services available, such as: swimming pool, solarium with sun loungers, tennis courts, table tennis, shuttle board, water sports, mini golf, bicycle rental, daytime entertainment, evening entertainment, comprehensive all-inclusive system, restaurant, beachside bar and lounge bar.
Open all-year-round, Hotel Simbad is a great place for families and couples to stay during their holiday in Ibiza. Only a stone's throw away from the coast and a short drive away from Ibiza Town, this hotel provides guests with everything they could ever need to enjoy their holiday, including: disabled access, 24-hour reception, indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym, conference hall, bars, restaurants, TV room, smoking room, room service, free parking, currency exchange and solarium with sun beds. Here you'll find 111 rooms which all have disabled access to choose from, each of which comes with: air conditioning, central heating, satellite TV, free WiFi access, fridge, telephone and personal safe.
Ibiza Beach for August
Cala Salada Beach
August is usually the hottest month of the year in Ibiza, so make the most of it and hit the beach. Cala Salada Beach is surrounded by pine forest hills, making it one of the most beautiful bays in the area. This small cove is a favourite amongst residents because it's almost always quiet. Here you'll find soft golden sands which stretch on for around 200 metres, peppered with large rocks, boathouses and hiking paths which lead up into the mountains. Onsite amenities and services include, sun beds, parasols, showers, lifeguards, parking, toilets, restaurant and pedalo rental.
Benirras Beach in the north of Ibiza is a 10 minute drive from San Miguel. It's famous for its hippie drumming Sundays, sunsets and crystal clear waters. Snorkelling can be great here as it's rocky and the private bay here is a popular anchoring spot for private yachts. There are sunbeds and umbrellas here and pedalos can be hired.
Bars and Restaurants
Sa Punta Fine Dining Restaurant Ibiza
Sa Punta Fine Dining Restaurant Ibiza is located on the Bay of Talmanca so it has views of the crystal clear sea. It is a gorgeous place to have your evening meal and relax. The inside and balcony is made up of modern decor and it's only 5 minutes from central Sa Punta. They open at 11am and serve homemade lemonade and sangria. If you go here for an evening meal make sure you try the delicious food from the funky, colourful Asian food bar Ginger which is enjoyed by both tourists and locals.
Tropicana Ibiza restaurant is located on Cala Jondal beach, near San Jose. Eat from a quality menu in a stunning location. The beach, chill out restaurant caters for all ages and is sophisticated and relaxed. If you like mediterranean food and cocktails this is definitely the place for you.
Tapas Restaurant Ibiza
For the best tapas on the island goto Tapas Restaurant Ibiza, the menu has a range of tasty tapas dishes, a selection of mains, desserts and childrens meals. Order a combination of meat dishes and healthy salads for the perfect sharing tapas meal. The selection of cocktails is impressive, but the Gin & Tonic list is even more attractive, they have a large variety of different gins to choose from. Finish off your meal with a dessert coffee, this can be an espresso martini or a liqueur coffee.
Things to do in Ibiza in August
The clubs in Ibiza are buzzing in August, making them a must-visit during your holiday. Space Ibiza (also known as Hi) is one of the best clubs in the world, let alone the island and is known for its uber-talented DJs. The nightclub is divided into several different rooms, with the main room being the place to be. The main room is where the main acts and DJs take to the stage and is where you'll always find the best and most buzzing atmosphere. Each of the rest of the rooms has different genres of music playing and together they provide a more laid-back atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy a drink.
Tower de ses Portes
If you're into architecture, don't miss the chance to see the Tower de ses Portes. This landmark serves as a point of reflection between two beaches and can be accessed on foot by crossing through either one of the two beaches. Years ago, the tower was used as a surveillance tower from where locals would spot unwanted intruders, but today the tower is little more than a tourist attraction.
Ibiza to Formentera Ferry Service
Get off Ibiza and head over to the island of Formentera for some exploring. Aqua Bus has a fantastic Ibiza to Formentera ferry service which departs every day from the port of Ibiza, Figueretas, Los Molinos and Playa den Bossa. Formentera provides the ideal location for some rest and relaxation, with no bustling nightclubs in sight. Many people think that this island is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, so make sure you take your swimming stuff with you. On the ferry ride back to Ibiza, you'll be treated to a glass of complimentary sangria.
Legends Classic Motorcycles
Cruise around the island in style by renting a scooter or bike from Legends Classic Motorcycles and going on a tour. Here you can choose between a personalised guided tour or the 2.5 hour guided group tour which heads inland to the local villages where you'll get to stop off for a lunch of tapas before driving along the coastline. There are six different types of Vespas to choose from, ranging from 125cc to 160cc. Helmets equipped with cameras are also available to rent so you can record your trip as you go.