Puerto Del Carmen
What’s the weather like in Puerto Del Carmen in August?
Puerto Del Carmen weather in August is typical of the beautiful Canary Islands. This resort is on the south east coast of Lanzarote and enjoys a warm Atlantic climate, with hot temperatures in August and inviting waters for swimmers and wind surfers. The bright skies of this Canary Island helps make Puerto Del Carmen the premier hotspot on Lanzarote.
Puerto Del Carmen is located on the south of Lanzarote and is slightly sheltered from the trade winds in August. These tend to make the north and west slightly cooler and wetter than the south. Africa is around 250 kilometres to the west of Lanzarote and hot air from the Sahara desert is sometimes blown across to the island. This air cools as it travels the Atlantic and brings a refreshing feel to Puerto Del Carmen on hot August days.
Weather in Puerto Del Carmen in August is hot and dry. It’s rare to see any rain during the month and humidity levels average at 85%. Average daytime temperatures reach 28°C in August and regularly go over 30°C. Cooler days only drop to around 21°C and it’s advisable to have rooms with air conditioning to help you sleep. The sunny days are long too, with the sun rising at 7.15am and not setting until 8.45pm at the start of August. The light winds are welcome during such high temperatures and the average wind speed of 17mph helps you cool down on the coast. The sea temperature is 22°C, which makes a splash in the ocean very tempting.