August is another fantastic month for beach activities in Nerja, with hot and sunny weather and warm sea temperatures. Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving are all popular and enjoyable during this month. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are possible, but not ideal due to the calmer wind conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.
August is the peak of the tourist season in Nerja, with the highest number of visitors and the hottest temperatures. The beach is often extremely crowded, especially during the Spanish public holiday on August 15th, the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Expect a lively and bustling atmosphere, and plan to arrive early to secure a spot on the beach.
The average maximum temperature in Nerja in August is 33°. The average maximum temperature is 33° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.
The average temperature in Nerja in August is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.
The average minimum temperature in Nerja in August is 19°. The minimum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.
The average day light hours per day in Nerja in August are 13.6 and there are 10.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.
The ultraviolet index in Nerja in August is typically 10 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.
The average sea water temperature in Nerja in August is 23.9° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The average maximum wind speed in Nerja in August is typically 17kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.
The average wind speed in Nerja in August is typically 6kmh. The average wind speed is 7kmh in the previous month and 5kmh in the next month.
The average wind direction in Nerja in August is from the West-Northwest.