What’s the weather like in Playa De Las America in August?The Playa De Las America weather in August is some of the best in the Canary Islands. Thanks to the year round warm Atlantic climate, temperatures at this popular Tenerife resort are hot and there’s hardly any rain. It’s the peak summer month and visitors make the most of the brilliant beaches and stunning views around Playa De Las Americas.
Geographical influencesPlaya De Las Americas is located on the beautiful south west coast of Tenerife, in the Canary Islands of the Atlantic. The resort is slightly protected by the huge volcano, Mount Teide, in the centre of the island. This blocks some of the winds and rains from reaching the south. In hot months like August, hot air from the Sahara desert can blow west to Tenerife. By the time it has reached Playa De Las Americas, the air’s cooled and this offers a refreshing feel to the island.
AveragesExpect hot, dry and sunny conditions when you visit this month. The weather in Playa De Las Americas in August has an average temperature of 24°C, with frequent hot days a few degrees higher. The average low temperature in August is only 20°C and this is about right for night time too, so make sure your hotel has air conditioning. Sunbathers will love the 13 hours of sunshine each day. The sun doesn’t set until just before 9pm at the start of the month, but take care as UV levels are high. The average sea temperature is a brilliant 23°C, the warmest of the year, so you can paddle or swim in the clear Atlantic Ocean. Rainfall is very low in Playa De Las Americas at around 3mm for the month, so there’s no need for an umbrella.