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Visiting Basque Country, Spain in August

August is one of the best months to visit Basque Country for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Basque Country with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Basque Country in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Basque Country in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Basque Country.

August has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Basque Country in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Basque Country with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (78°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Basque Country?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Basque Country.

August has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Basque Country with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Basque Country warm in August?

Yes, Basque Country is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Basque Country in August is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (77°) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Basque Country in August is 21°C (70°F). The average temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Basque Country in August?

The average day light hours per day in Basque Country in August are 14. The sunshine percentage is 57.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Basque Country in August

The average maximum temperature in Basque Country in August is 26°C (78°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Basque Country in August is 21°C (70°F). The average temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Basque Country in August is 17°C (63°F). The minimum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 15°C (60°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Basque Country in August

During August the average day light hours are 14 per day in Basque Country. The sunshine percentage is 57.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Basque Country in August is typically 8.2 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Basque Country in August

The average sea water temperature in Basque Country in August is 25.7°C (78.3°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Basque Country in August

The average total rainfall in Basque Country in August is 1.5cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 10.2 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Basque Country in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Basque Country in August is 18°C (64°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Basque Country in August is typically 90%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.6% in the previous month and 91.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Basque Country in August is typically 71.8%. The average relative humidity is 71.8% in the previous month and 73.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Basque Country in August

The average maximum wind speed in Basque Country in August is typically 19KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Basque Country in August is typically 7KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Basque Country in August is from the North.

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