August is a good time to visit Tenerife, however this is the peak summer season and beaches, hotels and restaurants get quite crowded.
You can expect hot and sunny, dry weather with around nine hours of sunshine daily and little or no rain.
How hot is it in Tenerife in August?
Daytime temperatures climb to an average high of 29°C (84°F) and low of 22°C (71°F).
How sunny is it in Tenerife in August?
There are normally nine hours of bright sunshine each day in Tenerife in August – that's around 69% of daylight hours.
Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 7:35m with sunset around 8:45pm.
How warm is the sea around Tenerife in August?
The average sea temperature in Tenerife in August is 23°C (73°F), which is warm enough for swimming.
Does it rain in Tenerife in August?
There's little to no rainfall rain in Tenerife in August. The average rainfall is 5mm (‹1in).
How windy is it in Tenerife in August?
August sees an average hourly wind speed of 22 kilometres per hour (11 knots).
What to do in Tenerife in August?
August is excellent for sunbathing, swimming, windsurfing, diving and deep-sea fishing as well as whale and dolphin watching excursions. It’s also an excellent time for playing golf and exploring the island by car, mountain biking or on foot.
Santa Maria, Patron Saint of Ibiza – 5th Aug; Saint Ciriac, Patron Saint of Ibiza Town – 8th Aug; Feast of the Assumption of Mary – 15th Aug.
August is peak season in Tenerife, with an increase in hotel rates and the need to book early.
|High Temp: 29°C (84°F)|
|Low Temp: 22°C (71°F)|
|Sunshine: 9 hours per day|
|Daylight: 13 hours per day|
|Wind speed: 22 km/h (11 knots; 13 mph)|
|Wet Days: 1 day with some rain|
|Rainfall: 5mm (‹1in) per month|
|Comfort Level: Moderate heat & humidity|
|UV Index: Extreme|
|Sea Temp: 23°C (73°F)|
|Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain|
The best time to visit Tenerife for a beach holiday is from late-June to late-September, however, anytime from May to mid-October is good for a range of warm-weather activities.
For city tours and excursions to the interior of Tenerife, it's best to visit in April, May and the first half of October – so avoiding the summer heat.
With constant good weather, Tenerife is considered a 365-day-a-year destination.
For more climate info: Tenerife weather guide…
Note: Meteorological data for Tenerife is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from Spain's Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) at the closest weather station, Tenerife South International Airport (TFS), also known as Tenerife South–Reina Sofía Airport, located in the south of Tenerife. 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.
Latest update: Tenerife weather in August: 17 November, 2023
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