Fuerteventura
weather, climate and best time to visit


Fuerteventura has sun all year round and the largest and most beautiful beaches of the Canary Islands. The most famous resorts are Corralejo in the north and Morro Jable in the south. In 2009 the island received the status of a UNESCO bio-reserve.

Fuerteventura is only 100 km from the African coast and therefore has striking similarities in landscape. Such as the houses in North African style equipped with flat roofs to collect the sporadic rainwater. Fuerteventura resembles its northern neighbour Lanzarote, but with a bit more colour in the landscape. Many visitors are particularly interested in the waves and the constant wind that blows here for windsurfing.




Best time to visit Fuerteventura

The best time to visit Fuerteventura, Spain is January through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. On the island of Fuerteventura, the warmest month is August with 76°F and the coldest is February with 65°F. The highest water temperature is 75°F and at its coldest the water is 68°F.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Fuerteventura, the monthly temperatures or the most rain. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Fuerteventura by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 66 65 67 68 70 72 75 76 76 75 72 69
Water temperature (°F) 70 68 68 68 70 72 73 73 75 73 73 70
Precipitation (inch) 2 3 3 1 2 1 1 5 4 10 5 2

Weather data from: Puerto del Rosario

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Fuerteventura weather

The weather for Fuerteventura over the next 14 days will be 73°F till 79° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature will be 73°F.

The weather forecast for Fuerteventura is based on the weather in Puerto del Rosario.

5-day weather forecast Fuerteventura

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Sunday
2 october
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77°F
68°F
73°F
0 in
5 m/s
Monday
3 october
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79°F
70°F
73°F
0 in
5 m/s
Tuesday
4 october
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79°F
72°F
73°F
0 in
6 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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77°F
72°F
73°F
0 in
7 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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75°F
68°F
73°F
0 in
8 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Fuerteventura


Climate Fuerteventura

The island Fuerteventura has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Fuerteventura is 42° degrees and there is about 39 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 257 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 6.

Fuerteventura

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 66 65 67 68 70 72 75 76 76 75 72 69
Night temp. (°F) 62 61 62 63 65 67 69 71 71 71 68 65
Water temp. (°F) 70 68 68 68 70 72 73 73 75 73 73 70
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 2 3 3 1 2 1 1 5 4 10 5 2
Days with rain 5 5 6 5 2 3 3 3 5 6 7 5
Dry days 26 23 25 25 29 27 28 28 25 25 23 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 9 9 9 10 9 9 9 9 8 8
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Weather data from: Puerto del Rosario

Fuerteventura weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Fuerteventura?

Fuerteventura is an island belonging to Spain. It lies in a straight line 3,446 miles from New York. Fuerteventura is part of the Canary Islands.

The coordinates of Fuerteventura are:

  • Latitude: 28.4001594
  • Longitude: -14.0776601

The GPS coordinates are 28° 24' N, 14° 4' W

How long is the flight to Fuerteventura?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Fuerteventura is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

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What are the airports on Fuerteventura?

These are the airports on Fuerteventura:

  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) in Puerto del Rosario

How many inhabitants does Fuerteventura have?

Fuerteventura has 107,521 inhabitants.

How big is Fuerteventura?

The surface area of Fuerteventura is 1,030 mi². It is 236x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Fuerteventura?

The capital of Fuerteventura is Puerto del Rosario.

What is the currency of Fuerteventura?

On Fuerteventura, the Euro (EUR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 2 October 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 Fuerteventura?

The area code to call Fuerteventura is +34.