Those familiar with BBC comedy series The Fast Show in the 90s will recall its weather girl constantly describing the forecast as ‘scorchio‘ – which pretty much sums up Mallorca in August. Summer in the Balearic Islands is long and hot, with very little rain, though humidity levels tend to be high.
The warmest day on record in Mallorca in August is a sweltering 41°C, and the coldest just 11°C, but it’s fair to expect highs to stay around 30°C during your stay. Clear blue skies and a wonderfully warm sea (averaging 26°C), make for blissful days at the island’s beautiful beaches.
What’s the weather like in Mallorca in August?
August is the most reliable month to visit Mallorca if you’re looking for plentiful sun, high temperatures and little to no chance of rain. Think long, lazy days at the beach and around the pool, meals taken al fresco and lots of late, balmy nights.
Islanders come to life in the evening, when the heat finally subsides and it’s time to gather together to enjoy dinner and drinks, and perhaps a local fiesta.
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The weather in Mallorca is understandably a strong attraction for many visitors to the island. Its climate falls into the category of temperate subtropical, which means hot summers and short, generally mild winters.
Average Temperatures in August in Mallorca
The average temperature in August in Mallorca is 25°C, dropping a degree or two by the month’s end. Average highs remain around 30°C and lows a pleasantly warm 19°C, give or take a couple of degrees. Humidity levels range from between 47% to 94%, which can make conditions feel hotter.
Hours of daylight
The sun rises at 06:48 hrs and sets at 20:54 hrs on 1st of the month, changing to 07:16 hrs and 20:22 hrs by the 31st. Out of the 13 to 14 daylight hours during August, there’s an average 12 hours of sunshine everyday – allowing you to top up your tan as much as you wish.
What to do & see in Mallorca in August?
Life in Mallorca in August revolves around the beach, pool and general relaxation, but if you’re craving culture there’s plenty to do. Palma has many interesting museums and galleries, and the island is rich in heritage. Natural treasures such as the caves of the east coast and historic spots like Bellver Castle are best explored on a morning or late afternoon, out of the hottest part of the day.
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