Canary Islands
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Canary Islands

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The best time to visit Canary Islands (Canaries) in Spain is from April until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in the Canary Islands is 24°C in August and the lowest is 18°C in February. The water temperature is between 20°C and 25°C.

Canary Islands has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Canary Islands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Canary Islands weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 19 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 24 24 22 20
Water temperature (°C) 22 21 20 21 21 23 23 24 25 25 24 22
Precipitation (mm) 8 9 16 5 4 2 2 12 11 20 18 7



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Canary Islands weather

The Canary Islands weather for will be 21° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 22°C.

5-day weather forecast Canary Islands

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Monday
4 july
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21°C
16°C
0.1 mm
20%
6 Bft
NNE
22°C
1
Tuesday
5 july
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22°C
16°C
0.4 mm
10%
6 Bft
NNE
22°C
11
Wednesday
6 july
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22°C
16°C
0.3 mm
10%
7 Bft
E
22°C
10
Thursday
7 july
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26°C
16°C
0.1 mm
20%
7 Bft
W
22°C
10
Friday
8 july
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27°C
17°C
0.2 mm
20%
6 Bft
NNW
22°C
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Canary Islands


Climate Canary Islands

Canary Islands has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are warm and dry, and the temperature is cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Canary Islands is 21° degrees and there is about 112 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 243 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 5.

Canary Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 19 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 24 24 22 20
Night temp. (°C) 16 16 16 17 18 19 20 21 21 21 19 18
Water temp. (°C) 22 21 20 21 21 23 23 24 25 25 24 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 8 9 16 5 4 2 2 12 11 20 18 7
Days with rain 6 7 7 5 3 2 2 4 6 8 10 7
Dry days 25 21 24 25 28 28 29 27 24 23 20 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 5

Canary Islands weather by month

What is the average Canary Islands weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where are the Canary Islands?

Canary Islands is an archipelago belonging to Spain. It lies in a straight line at 5,408 km from New York.

The coordinates of Canary Islands are:

  • Latitude: 28.2447668
  • Longitude: -15.8287774

The GPS coordinates are 28° 14' N, 15° 49' W

Which islands belong to the Canary Islands?

The Canary Islands consists of these 7 islands:

How long is the flight to the Canary Islands?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to the Canary Islands is approximately 13 hours.

What are the airports on the Canary Islands?

These are the airports that are situated on the Canary Islands:

What is the currency of the Canary Islands?

On the Canary Islands the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 4 July 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 0.84 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 1.19 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 84.21 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 118.75 US dollar

What is the area code of the Canary Islands?

The area code to call the Canary Islands is +34.