Seville Weather August Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Seville in August
In August, the sun shines for 11 glorious hours per day as temperatures hit scorching levels. August is peak tourist season in Seville, so expect lots of hustle and bustle in the city. Temperatures normally settle between 20 °C and 36 °C.
You can expect just 5mm of rainfall but this normally occurs as minor drizzle.
The daily average temperature for Seville in August is usually around 28 °C. Those that enjoy the heat and soaking up the sun will love the weather at this time of year. If you're hoping that the air gets cooler, you'll probably be disappointed as the weather is unlikely to settle under the twenties. The highest ever recorded temperature in August for Seville is 47 °C with the lowest being 14°C.
The average sea temperature in August is normally around 23°C, which will allow most to enjoy swimming in the ocean to cool off from the summer sun. The average humidity for the resort is around 50%. However, due to the extreme temperatures, caution is advised. Sunstroke and heat exhaustion are common, so drink lots of water to keep hydrated, ensure you don't spend too much time in the direct sun and apply lots of SPF to protect your skin. Taking regular breaks from the sunshine is recommended as the weather can make you feel fatigued.
Seville Hotels in August
Hotel Amadeus & La Musica
If you're planning on visiting Seville with little ones then you'll definitely want to stay in a family friendly hotel. One establishment that fits the bill is the Hotel Amadeus & La Musica. This four star accommodation offers rooms complete with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a private bathroom and satellite television. Based on the concept of music, there are musical instruments for guests to play and a library stocked with CD's of classical music. Guests can use a free CD and DVD player, laptop and a free drink is offered on the indoor patio on arrival. You can also enjoy something to eat on the rooftop terrace while taking in views of the cathedral and other famous sights in Seville.
Silken Al-Andalus Palace
Another beautiful hotel is the Silken Al-Andalus Palace. Boasting over 600 rooms, each offers air conditioning, private bathroom, minibar, free Wi-Fi, television and safe. The hotel is packed with a range of amenities, including an outdoor pool, beauty salon, gym, gardens and terraces. A restaurant, snack bar, café and pool bar are also on hand. Its convenient location ensures this hotel is a popular choice with many tourists visiting Seville.
Bars and Restaurants
Restaurante La Albahaca
Those searching for something to eat will love the Restaurante La Albahaca. This Swiss restaurant may seem expensive at first glance, however, the food is very reasonably priced. With mouth-watering dishes, friendly service and a good atmosphere, its one most will enjoy. Located on Plaza de Santa Cruz, its location is ideal for those who are exploring the city.
Meson Cinco Jotas
If you want to try some Spanish tapas dishes then head to Meson Cinco Jotas. Popular for its ham dishes, this is a fairly priced restaurant. However, be warned that the very top ham dishes are priced just under 40 euros.
Horno de San Buenaventura
If you would prefer a quick snack then a visit to Horno de San Buenaventura is in order. This coffee and snack/pastry bar serves up eats and treats from just one euro. If you're in need of a coffee break with a sweet treat or a continental breakfast, this establishment is ideal. There are two bars in Seville, with one just opposite Seville Cathedral and the other at Plaza de la Alfalfa.
Things to do in Seville in August
Seville is bursting with activities for tourists, however, it's common for siestas to occur at this time of year. Most shops close for a few hours at midday and early afternoon when the hottest temperatures take place.
Museo del Baile Flamenco
If you want to cool off from the heat then there are many museums to explore in the city. The Museo del Baile Flamenco showcases the history of flamenco dancing, with regular classes also taking place.
Alternatively, opt for the Metropol Parasol. What is said to be the largest wooden building in the world, this museum/gallery was established in 2011 and features a restaurant, concert hall, panoramic views of the city and striking architecture. Bound to divide opinion, it's an interesting look at modern construction within Seville.
Dates to note
August is fiesta season in Spain and there are many to choose from.
The Fiestas Colombinas, held around 3rd of August is held in the nearby town of Huelva and celebrates Latin dance and music. In the third week of August, there is the Fiesta de la Exaltacion del Rio Guadalquivir, which includes horse racing along the Sanlucar de Barrameda beaches.