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Where’s hot in August?

Ah, August. It's the last month of the summer, and it's a popular time for family beach holidays and European city breaks. This side of the continent, there are plenty of spots to catch some rays and enjoy the hot weather, but if you're looking for a few more suggestions, we've got a list of where's hot in August around the world, from Florida to Phuket.

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Where’s hot in August? Top 10 holiday destinations…

Country City Average temperature in August
UAE Dubai 35°C / 95°F
Morocco Marrakesh 29°C / 85°F
USA Florida 32°C / 90°F
Malta Gozo 32°C / 85°F
Thailand Phuket 29°C / 85°F
Mexico Cancun 29°C / 85°F
Balearic Islands Majorca 25°C / 77°F
Croatia Dubrovnik 25°C / 77°F
Italy Rome 24°C / 75°F

Beach holidays in August

Florida is known as Mickey Mouse land, but it also has long stretches of stunning beaches, perfect for families, singletons and surfer dudes alike. Or, you can keep things European and head to the star of the Balearic Islands – Majorca, where an array of bars and restaurants is coupled with the backdrop of the white-sand beaches.

City holidays in August

Dubrovnik has become a wee bit famous recently, thanks to its starring role in Game of Thrones. The city itself is full of marble streets and baroque buildings, as well as churches, museums and monasteries that will have you reaching for your camera almost constantly. Rome, too, is popular this time of year. Visit the Vatican, wander around some impressive piazzas, and most importantly: eat pasta.

More August holiday suggestions

From China’s Panda capital Chengdu to Bulgaria‘s picturesque Black Sea Coast, we’ve got plenty more suggestions of where to go in August, regardless of the weather. Check out our full list of city breaks, beach holidays and events here.

Florida in August

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