Valencia Weather August Averages, Spain
- Temperature 25°C 77°F
- High Temperature 29°C 84°F
- Low Temperature 20°C 68°F
- Day Temperature 26.4°C 80°F
- Night Temperature 26.2°C 79°F
- Sunshine Hours 10 hours
- Rainfall 20 mm
- Rainfall Days 6 days
- Sea Temperature 26°C 79°F
What's the weather like in Valencia in August
Valencia is a thriving port city located on the south east coast of Spain the Costa del Azahar. Like much of Spain, the Mediterranean climate means that the winters are mild and cool while summers are dry and hot.
August is the last month of the year that experiences the height of the stifling summer heat. The temperatures are at their peak for the year, there is plenty of sunshine seen each day and there is a very low expectation of any wet weather.
The average daily temperature in Valencia in August is around 25°C although temperatures can reach a sizzling 29°C at their hottest. Even nights are hot this month, with low temperatures only dropping to 20°C. Holiday makers will need just light clothing and swimwear when visiting Valencia in August.
There's plenty of sunshine too in August; visitors can expect an average of 12 hours of sunshine every day and a 63% chance of a sunny day, making it a great time to enjoy Valencia's many outdoor attractions. Skies are always bright and clear in August, with just a 1% chance of a cloudy day.
With high temperatures and sunshine, August is the perfect time to take advantage of Valencia's beaches. You may see some crowds on the beach, though, as this is peak tourism season and thousands of tourists come to Valencia to experience the beautiful weather.
August is one of the best times to visit Valencia if you want to guarantee good weather on your trip.
Valencia Hotels for August
When you're staying in Valencia in August, you will probably want a pool to take a cooling dip in. Hotel Las Arenas Balneario Resort has a large outdoor pool and terrace where guests can relax in the sun. Alternatively, Las Arenas Beach is just steps away. This five star resort offers stylish, well equipped rooms as well as a spa and a traditional Spanish restaurant.
For city centre accommodation, the Vincci Mercat Hotel is an affordable and comfortable choice. The four star hotel is located in the centre of Valencia near the Plaça del Mercat indoor market. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant or dine at one of the many restaurants and bars within walking distance of this hotel.
Valencia Beaches in August
August in Valencia can get hot and humid, so spend a day relaxing, soaking up the rays and splashing around in the sea on one of the region's many beaches. Valencia is well known for its beautiful coastline with many Blue Flag beaches to choose from.
For those who want to swim in the sea or take part in some water sports, the ocean is at its warmest temperature in August, with an average sea temperature of 26°C.
Las Arenas beach is an urban beach located just a few miles out of the city centre. It attracts a large amount of tourists and locals, especially during the summer months. The large golden sandy beach is well equipped with services such as lifeguards, toilets, showers and sun lounger rentals, making it a great beach for families to enjoy.
Further out of the city, visitors will find La Garrofera beach, a more untamed and unspoiled beach that's usually much quieter than the urban beaches. Located inside the La Albufera nature reserve, the beach is bordered by sand dunes.
Bars and Restaurants
Valencia is a large and cultural city with a vibrant dining scene. Visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to eating and drinking.
Restaurante Maipi is a small but superb tapas restaurant that's often packed with locals and tourists. The owner, Gabi is passionate about traditional Spanish cuisine and makes every dish with fresh ingredients from the nearby market. Maipi is located in the Exiample area of the city.
As in most of Spain, tapas is a staple in Valencia. Sidreria El Molinón restaurant has over 50 different types of tapas to choose from as well as a great drinks menu featuring wines, beers and ciders. Centrally located, this modern eatery is a great place for lunch or dinner while exploring the city.
Of course, no visit to Valencia would be complete without trying Valencian paella. The dish was invented in the city and can be found on the menu of most Mediterranean restaurants. For one of the best though, head to Casa Roberto, a local establishment famed for its authentic paella. Try the Paella Valenciana which is made the traditional way, with snails.
Things to do in Valencia in August
While it may be tempting to spend all of your days on the beach in August, Valencia has many other events and attractions to see. Film buffs in Valencia in August will enjoy Filmoteca d'Estiu, an open air festival that is popular in the area. The event features screenings of many films from cult classics to main stream movies in the gardens of Valencia's Palau de la Música.
La Tomatina is a famous event that is not to be missed if you are in Valencia in August. Held in the Valencian town of Buñol, the event sees hundreds of thousands of people turn out in the city for the infamous 'Battle of the Tomatoes', during which people throw tomatoes at each other. Tourists can take part in this unique and memorable event.
Holiday makers with children will enjoy a great day out at Valencia's Bioparc. This 10 hectare park is home to many African species of animals including giraffes, lions and hippos, which are housed in a natural environment. Bioparc is located just outside of Valencia city centre and is easily reachable by bus.