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Weather / December 20, 2023

What’s the weather like in Maspalomas in August?

Maspalomas is a popular destination for relaxing beach breaks in the Canary Islands. Sitting on the south coast of Gran Canaria, it has a subtropical climate bringing warm weather all year round. August’s the hottest month of the year in Maspalomas, although temperatures are still very comfortable. If you don’t like too much heat or have little ones to think about, Maspalomas is a great option for a summer holiday in August.


The average temperature in Maspalomas at this time of year’s 24ºC, reaching highs of 28ºC in the warmest part of the day. Although it’s not scorching weather, you’ll still need to protect yourself with plenty of high factor sun cream. After dark, the average low dips to 22ºC, which is ideal for an al fresco evening meal, but it might be worth considering a hotel room with air conditioning. There isn’t usually any rain in Maspalomas in August, while the Atlantic Ocean’s 22ºC this month, great for swimming and snorkelling.