Weather in Ibiza in August
Is August a good time to visit Ibiza?
August is peak season in Ibiza with holidaymakers and partiers travelling to the island from across Europe and the rest of the world. Ibiza’s beaches are usually full to capacity during August, as are the hotels and accommodation in Ibiza. Visitors planning a trip to Spain’s top party destination in August should book flights well in advance as prices tend to go up as season approaches. August is a popular month to visit Ibiza as it coincides with the summer break for most of Europe, Britain and North America.
Climate in Ibiza in August
The climate in Ibiza during August is similar to the rest of the Mediterranean region during this time of the year. Ibiza experiences very little rain during summer, temperatures climb and visitors can expect sunny and hot weather. The average temperature in Ibiza in August ranges from lows of 22°C (71°F), to high temperatures reaching over 30°C (86°F). Precipitation generally amounts to 19mm (0.75 inches) of rain in Ibiza in August, thus visitors to this Balearic Island can expect fewer than two days of rain throughout the month. Daytime temperatures are quite high and sea temperatures generally average a warm 26°C (79°F) over the summer period in Ibiza.
What’s on in Ibiza in August?
Summer in Ibiza is party season, so June, July, August and September are peak season for clubbers and partiers who travel to Ibiza from across Europe. Many international DJs fly in to Ibiza for some of the bigger events and it is best to check ahead of time who will be playing. DJ Tiesto’s club, ‘Tiesto,’ is situated in Ibiza, some of the other popular clubs include Cream, Cocoon, Tonight, Hed Kandi and DC10. International DJs that have been known to visit Ibiza during the summer period include Armin van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, David Guetta, Bob Sinclair and Paul van Dyk, as well as many others. Other local events include Sant Cirac (8 August), which celebrates the Spanish regaining control of the Islands, and Assumption of the Virgin (15 August), which is celebrated throughout Spain.
What to pack for a holiday in Ibiza
Essential items for a holiday in Ibiza during August should merely include beachwear and party gear. Light linen clothes are vital as temperatures tend to be very hot. Regular partiers tend to strut their designer gear on the party circuit in Ibiza so a few carefully chosen designer labels may come in handy, but these are also easily bought at one of Ibiza’s many boutiques and name brand stores. When packing for a trip to Ibiza in summer, the best rule to apply is ‘less is best’.