August Weather Averages for Lloret de Mar, Spain
What's the Weather like in Lloret De Mar in August
Like July, August is also one of the hottest months of the year in Lloret de Mar, Spain, with temperatures soaring to a sizzling 29°C during the day and cooling to a pleasant 17°C in the evenings. Both temperatures are as high as they get throughout the year. Those daily high and daily low temperatures gradually fall over the course of the month. The annual peak temperatures definitely lie around the end of July and the beg...
What's the Weather like in Lloret De Mar in August
Like July, August is also one of the hottest months of the year in Lloret de Mar, Spain, with temperatures soaring to a sizzling 29°C during the day and cooling to a pleasant 17°C in the evenings. Both temperatures are as high as they get throughout the year. Those daily high and daily low temperatures gradually fall over the course of the month. The annual peak temperatures definitely lie around the end of July and the beginning of August. The daily high temperature decreases from 30°C on August 1 to 28°C on August 31st. The daily lows drop from 18°C to 16°C. The average daily temperature is still 23°C though, which is the annual maximum. The temperature of the Mediterranean Sea also reaches its yearly high. The sea temperature averages a super-pleasant 26°C this month. Throughout August, you can also expect to enjoy plenty of sunshine and clear blue skies, so be sure to pack your swimming stuff, plenty of sunscreen and a beach towel.
A typical August day sees no less than 12 hours of sunshine, which makes it the second-sunniest month of the year. Only July is sunnier, with 13 hours. June has the same amount of sunshine, while September has ten hours of sunshine.
The biggest cause for this one-hour decrease since the previous month is the gradual increase in cloud cover throughout August. August 1st is the clearest day of the month with 31% of cloud cover. The cloudiest day is August 31st with cloud cover ranging around 36%. August 16 is a representative day and has clear skies on 53% of the time, partly cloudy skies on 24% of the time and overcast skies on 10% of the time.
August is also characterised by decreasing day length. The longest day of the month is August 1st with 14.24 hours of daylight. The shortest day is August 31st with 13.09 daylight hours. This monthly 1.15-hour decrease means that every August day is 2.4 minutes shorter than the previous one.
Compared with July, August receives significantly more rainfall. The amount of precipitation now totals 55mm, spread out over nine days with rainfall. August is the fifth-driest month of the year, after July, December, February and March, but monthly totals generally don't differ that much. August definitely falls within the drier part of the year. The month is characterised by an increasing probability of rainfall though. August 1st is the driest day of the month with a 28% chance of rainfall. August 31st is the wettest day of the month and has a chance of precipitation of 32%. The most common type of rainfall in August are thunderstorms. They occur on no less than 64% of all days with precipitation. The other types of rainfall that are observed are moderate rain (17%), drizzle (11%) and light rain (6%).
Lloret De Mar Hotels in August
Blessed with a superb location near the resort's centre and a few metres from the beach, the Mediterranean Sand is a popular hotel in Lloret de Mar. This four-star hotel has 108 rooms with amenities such as balconies, satellite TVs, desks, room service, air-conditioning and views of the Mediterranean Sea, the swimming pool or the mountains. Other facilities are a buffet restaurant, a cafeteria, free Wi-Fi and daily entertainment. The hotel offers an all-inclusive option as well.
The four-star Sun Village hotel is a sister hotel of the Mediterranean Sand and is situated near the town centre and about 350 metres from the beach. Its 168 rooms offer sea views, mountain views or pool views, while the buffet restaurant is the place to be for elaborate breakfast, lunch and dinners. You can pick up a lunch package by using the hotel's picnic service. In the evening, you can enjoy refreshing drinks at one of the two bars. This hotel also offers all-inclusive packages. The hotel is divided into two separates spaces, each with its own swimming pool, cafeteria and terrace.
Lloret De Mar Beach for August
Canyelles Beach lies furthest from the centre of the resort and consists of the white sand that is so typical of the Costa Brava. Pine-covered hills surround the beach, providing a beautiful background. This popular beach has plenty of facilities and services, such as lifeguards, beach lockers, showers, restaurants, beverage and ice cream stalls, and offers the opportunity to try a wide variety of water sports.
Bars and Restaurants
Bodega Sa Xarxa is a popular bar and tapas restaurant in a historic cellar. Their tapas menu is extensive – almost overwhelming – and features several kinds of cold meats, cheeses, breads, anchovies, olives, seafood salads, paella, pastas, chicken and so on. The drinks menu is equally as large and includes craft beers, sangria, soft drinks, wines, whiskeys and spirits.
El Trull is an exquisite Mediterranean restaurant, famous for its fresh seafood, excellent service, beautiful dining room and large outdoor terrace. The menu is large and specialties include oysters, crab cannelloni, fish stew supreme, grilled sea bass and fig mousse with raisins and walnuts.
Things to do in Lloret De Mar in August
There is no better time of year to take part in water activities and sports. Nearly all the beaches in the area have companies that rent out all kinds of water sports equipment. A relaxing and quiet way to see the coastline is by sea kayak. Sea kayaking allows you to explore the hidden coves and sheltered inlets and discover secluded empty beaches. Sailing is another great way to spend a day. This will offer you the opportunity to reach places that are a little further away. There are several sailing bases in the area, in Lloret itself, but also in Fenals and Canyelles. The clear waters of the Costa Brava are also excellent for diving and snorkelling. There are several diving zones in the area, all graded by degree of difficulty. Other active things to do on a hot sunny day are jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing, etcetera.
Another suggested thing to do is visiting Montserrat, which is considered to be the most important mountain in Catalonia. This regional highlight lies about an hour and a half from the resort and can easily be reached by car or on a scheduled day trip. There, you can learn about the local legends, and visit the Monastery and Montserrat Museum, which holds works by El Greco, Picasso and Dali.