Canary Islands weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Canary Islands

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The best time to visit the Canary Islands 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 the 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 weather Canary Islands 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 temp. (°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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14 day weather forecast Canary Islands

The weather for the Canary Islands will be 27° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
23°
24° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
22°
24° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
20°
24° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 7
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
24° 0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 6
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
18°
24° 0.3 mm 10% 6 m/s 6
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
17°
24° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 6
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
24° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
17°
24° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 6
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
24° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 1

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.

Climate table of 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 weather like in a given month for Canary Islands? 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 19 October 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.84 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 1.19 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 8.42 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 11.88 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 84.21 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 118.75 Euro

What is the area code of the Canary Islands?

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