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In summary, August was hot and windy. In a change from the last couple of summers we haven’t really had those dull cloudy starts that we can typically experience during the mornings in August, there’s been lovely blue skies and some gorgeous sunrises / sunsets. The temperature has generally reached 30 degrees most days with two heat waves during month sending the temperature rocketing towards 40 degrees.
Check out the previous years weather reports during August:
August 2011 - Weather in Lanzarote
August 2010 - Weather in Lanzarote
August 2009 - Weather in Lanzarote
1/8 It's bright, sunny and still in Lanzarote at the moment although the wind is expected up to 30 km/h today from the north, changing to north easterly this evening and gusts up to 50 km/h. Some of the other islands have a heat warning of 34+ for 2 days starting tomorrow, this hasn't affected Lanzarote for the moment. Aemet are still predicting lower temperatures of 19 degrees overnight and 25 during the day, we saw 28 yesterday and expect the same today.
2/8 Mainly sunny for Lanzarote although difficult to determine as we have a white sky rather than blue today, it's a cloudy start for the municipalities of Haría and Tinajo. A low of 20 degrees and high of 30. The wind is 20-30 km/h from the north / north east including gusts up to 45 km/h. Humidity 60-90%. UV Index 11.
3/8 Sunshine with a few clouds for most of Lanzarote, Yaiza including the resort of Playa Blanca is the only area that's showing cloud free all day. The wind is 20-30 km/h from north east with occasional gusts up to 45 km/h. The temperature is a high of 30 degrees dropping to 20 overnight. Humidity 60-95% UV Index 11
6/8 Clear, sunny day for most of Lanzarote, the west coast may have a cloudy start (Haría, Tinajo & Teguise). Stronger winds this morning of 30 km/h from the north east with gusts up to 50 km/h dropping to 20 km/h from the north this evening. A high of 25 degrees and 20 overnight. Humidity 65-90%. Normal UV.
7/8 A sunny day for Lanzarote, the wind is 20 - 25 km/h from the north with occasional gusts up to 45 km/h. According to Aemet the top temperature is 24 degrees today with a low of 18 overnight - other sources quote up to 30 degrees.Humidity 60-85%. Normal UV.
8/8 Our beautiful blue sky is back and it's another sunny day in Lanzarote for all areas of the island. There's a yellow temperature alert in place for tomorrow, Lanzarote is expecting 34 degrees, today it will be under 30. The wind is 20-25 km/h from the north with gusts up to 40. Humidity 55-90%. UV Index 11.
9/8 A warm one for Lanzarote, we're expecting 34 degrees today. The wind is 20-25 km/h from the north, gusts up to 45 km/h. The UV Index is at 11 (extreme), so if you are out in the hottest part of the day take care not to burn - top up your sunscreen regularly, cover up or sit in the shade. Humidity 65-95%.
10/8 It's already a beautiful day in Lanzarote and it's going to be a warm one. The orange alert for 37 degrees today has also been extended to include Saturday. Clear and sunny with 10-25 km/h wind from the north. UV Index 11. Humidity 45-90%.
13/8 Clear, sunny day for Lanzarote with an expected high of 28 degrees, and 19 overnight. The wind is 20 km/h from the north. UV Index 10. Humidity 55 – 90%.
14/8 Another sunny day for Lanzarote, Aemet still predicting temperatures on the low side with a low of 18 and a high of 26 forecast, other sites predict temperatures reaching 28-31 degrees. The wind is 15-20 km/h from the north / north east. UV Index 10. Humidity 65-90%.
15/8 Sunshine for Lanzarote, there's a little bit of cloud around for Tinajo and Haría but clear elsewhere, a low of 18 and high of 26 degrees. The wind is 15-20 km/h from the north / north east. UV Index 10. Humidity 65-90%.
16/8 Another lovely day in paradise! A high of 28 degrees, dropping to 18 overnight, clear and sunny with a breeze of 10-20 km/h from the north / north east. UV Index 10. Humidity 65-90%.
17/8 Temperatures are expected to rise again from Sunday with the arrival of another heat wave for the Canary Islands. For today it's sunny with a few cloudy intervals, a low of 19 and high of 27 degrees. A light breeze at 10-15 km/h from north / north east. Humidity 70-90%. UV Index 10.
20/8 Yellow alert for high temperatures for 2 days. We're expecting 34 degrees today, and 35 tomorrow in Lanzarote, there's still a breeze of 15-25 km/h from the north / north east and a little bit of cloud around this morning. Humidity 80-100%. UV Index 10.
21/8 Today is still a yellow alert with the temperature expected to reach 35 degrees, tomorrow it's going up a notch to orange alert and 37 degrees especially in the interior of Lanzarote and the south coast. The wind is varying from 10 to 25 km/h north / north east with gusts up to 40 this evening. Humidity 45-95%. UV Index 10.
22/8 Lanzarote was upgraded to orange alert yesterday when the temperature reached 37 degrees, today we're expecting 39. There is a little bit of cloud cover although mainly sunny, the wind is 15-25 km/h from the north / north east. Humidity 65-80%. UV Index 10.
23/8 A cooler day with 34 degrees and yellow alert forecast for Lanzarote, we should be back to normal weather tomorrow. Quite breezy at 25-30 km/h with gusts up to 50 km/h from the north. A little bit of cloud cover too, although mainly sunny. Humidity 60-95%. UV Index 10.
24/8 Back to normal temperatures in Lanzarote with a high of 26 degrees and low of 20 overnight. A stronger breeze this morning 30 km/h (gusts 45 km/h) dropping slightly later in the day to 25 km/h from the north / north east. It might be a cloudy start in some areas, and a few cloudy intervals elsewhere. Tinajo and Haría have some thicker cloud forecast. Humidity 70-85%. UV Index 10.
27/8 A sunny day for Lanzarote with a high of 26 degrees forecast by Aemet which means it'll reach around 32 degrees according to the past few days. The wind is 25-30 km/h from the north / north east with strong gusts up to 50 km/h. A low of 20 degrees overnight. Humidity 65-95%. UV Index 10.
28/8 Another clear and sunny day for Lanzarote, much the same as yesterday, maybe a little stronger wind. The temperature should reach 30 degrees (aemet forecast 26 degrees), with a low of 20 overnight. Windy with 30km/h this morning from the north and 25 km/h this afternoon and evening from the north east, gusts up to 50 km/h. Humidity 65-95%. UV Index 10.
29/8 Clear and sunny for Lanzarote today, a high of 28 and low of 19 degrees. The wind is 20-30 km/h from the north and north east with gusts up to 45 km/h. Humidity 55-95%. UV Index 10.
30/8 Clear and sunny with a strong breeze in Lanzarote today. Temperatures should reach the top 20's with at least 27 degrees expected. The wind is 30-40 km/h and gusts of up to 60 km/h north east this morning and north during the afternoon & evening. Humidity 60-90%. UV Index 10.
31/8 Another windy and sunny day in Lanzarote, the wind will be stronger this morning with 35- 40km/h and gusts up to 60 km/h dropping to 30 km/h by this evening. Clear sunshine is forecast for most areas, there are a few cloudy intervals along the west coast affecting Haría and Tinajo. Mid to high 20's during the afternoon dropping to 20 degrees overnight. Humidity 65-95%. UV Index 10.