Mallorca weather in August

August is an excellent time to visit Mallorca, especially if you enjoy hot weather and don’t mind sharing the beaches and entertainment venues with many more holidaymakers.

You can expect very hot weather and around 10 hours of sunshine daily with little or no rain.

How hot is it in Mallorca in August?
Daytime temperatures climb to an average high of 31°C (88°F) with a night-time low of 19°C (66°F). August is the hottest month of the year.

How sunny is it in Mallorca in August?
There are normally 10 hours of bright sunshine each day in Mallorca in August – that's around 71% of daylight hours.

Does it rain in Mallorca in August?
There are usually two days with some rain in Mallorca in August and the average monthly rainfall is 16mm (‹1in).

How windy is it in Mallorca in August?
August sees an average hourly wind speed of 13 kilometres per hour (7 knots; 9 mph).

How warm is the sea around Mallorca in August?
The average sea temperature around Mallorca in August is 26°C (78°F), which is pleasant for swimming.

Sunrise & sunset in Mallorca in August?
Sunrise is around 7am with sunset around 8:40pm in the middle of August.

What to do in Mallorca in August?
August is an excellent time for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and sailing.

It’s also good for hiking and sightseeing Palma and the island’s many ancient and interesting towns on foot, bicycle and car. Spain’s traditional bull-fighting season is well under way during August.

Festivals not-to-miss, include…
  • Festival of Our Lady of Assumption, accompanied with pious processions and songs
  • La Patrona Festival, mock battle between Moorish pirates and Pollencin Christians held on 2 August in Pollenca to commemorate the historic battle between local hero Joan Mas and a pirate invasion of Moors
  • Sant Llorenc Fiesta on 10 August, with a week of events including sporting, musical and cultural activities to celebrate the town's patron saint
  • Sant Bartolomeu Fiesta, held in Montuiri on 23 and 24 August – one of Mallorca’s oldest festivals that features devil-dancing.

Local holidays?
August is the ‘peak season’ in Mallorca, with higher rates and the need to book flights and accommodation early.

Mallorca weather in August

Temperature icon High Temp: 31°C (88°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 19°C (66°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 10 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 13 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 13 km/h (7 knots; 9 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 2 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 16mm (‹1in) per month
High heat & humidity Comfort Level: High heat & 70% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Very high
swimming icon Sea Temp: 26°C (78°F)
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Best time to visit Mallorca

Mallorca is considered a year-round holiday destination; for the best weather visit Mallorca anytime between June and September.

Mallorca weather overview

Note: Southeast regions of Mallorca are generally warmer and drier than north-west regions of the island. Mallorca’s mountain ranges bring regional climate variations, with cooler temperatures and higher rainfall than the coast.

Mallorca weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Palma de Mallorca is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) – Spain's meteorological agency – at the nearest weather station, Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI), located 8km (5mi) east of Palma de Mallorca. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Mallorca weather in August: 7 October, 2023

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