Best time to visit, weather and climate Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is the third largest Canary Island, but counts almost half of the total population of all the Canary Islands. You will find great natural contradictions here. The north is mostly green and leafy, while the south is desert-like with beautiful sandy beaches. Naturally, Here you will find the major holiday resorts. Because of the good weather you can spend a large part of the year here.

Best time to visit Gran Canaria, Spain

The best time to visit the island of Gran Canaria in Spain is from april until december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature on Gran Canaria is 24°C in august and the lowest is 18°C in february. The water temperature is between 20°C and 25°C. The weather and climate of Gran Canaria is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Gran Canaria is an 8,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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



Climate Gran Canaria per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
19°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 20°C
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Climate Gran Canaria

The island Gran Canaria has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are warm and dry, and the temperature is cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Gran Canaria is 20° degrees and there is about 201 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 249 days a year with an average humidity of 57% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Gran Canaria

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 19°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C 20°C
Night 16°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 19°C 18°C
Water 22°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 22°C
Precip 8
mm
9
mm
16
mm
5
mm
4
mm
2
mm
2
mm
12
mm
11
mm
20
mm
18
mm
7
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 9
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate Gran Canaria january

On average, it is maximum 19° in january on Gran Canaria and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria february

On average, it is maximum 18° in february on Gran Canaria and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria march

On average, it is maximum 19° in march on Gran Canaria and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria april

On average, it is maximum 20° in april on Gran Canaria and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In april there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria may

On average, it is maximum 21° in may on Gran Canaria and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In may there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria june

On average, it is maximum 22° in june on Gran Canaria and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In june there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria july

On average, it is maximum 23° in july on Gran Canaria and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In july there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria august

On average, it is maximum 24° in august on Gran Canaria and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In august there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria september

On average, it is maximum 24° in september on Gran Canaria and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In september there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria october

On average, it is maximum 24° in october on Gran Canaria and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria november

On average, it is maximum 22° in november on Gran Canaria and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In november there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria december

On average, it is maximum 20° in december on Gran Canaria and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Gran Canaria.

14 day weather forecast Gran Canaria

The weather for Gran Canaria in Spain will be 23° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Gran Canaria is based on the weather in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
15 Aug
Broken wolken 23°C 17°C 23°C 0.1 mm 20% 6m/s 10
Su
16 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 23°C 17°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 11
Mo
17 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 25°C 17°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 11
Tu
18 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 25°C 18°C 23°C 0.1 mm 20% 6m/s 11
We
19 Aug
Enkele wolken 25°C 18°C 23°C 0.1 mm 20% 7m/s 11
Th
20 Aug
Enkele wolken 25°C 18°C 23°C 0.1 mm 20% 6m/s 8
Fr
21 Aug
Enkele wolken 27°C 17°C 23°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 9

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
22 Aug
Enkele wolken 30°C 19°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 9
Su
23 Aug
Enkele wolken 31°C 22°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 7m/s 10
Mo
24 Aug
Enkele wolken 27°C 18°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 9
Tu
25 Aug
Enkele wolken 25°C 17°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 3
We
26 Aug
Enkele wolken 27°C 18°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 3
Th
27 Aug
Enkele wolken 28°C 18°C 23°C 0.1 mm 20% 7m/s 3
Fr
28 Aug
Enkele wolken 29°C 20°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 2

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Flight tickets to Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Gran Canaria Airport
    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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About Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is an island that belongs to Spain. The capital of Gran Canaria is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It has a total surface of 1.560 km² with 4.964 km of coastline and the population consists of 845.195 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 156x smaller than United States. If you want to call Gran Canaria you have to use +34 or 0034 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +345012457809 or 00345012457809.

Gran Canaria is in a straight line at 2.920 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 4 hours30.

The coordinates of Gran Canaria, Spain are latitude: 27.9547329 en longitude: -15.5927669

The GPS coordinates are N 27° 57' 16.9200" en W 15° 35' 34.0800"

Currency Gran Canaria

In Gran Canaria the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 14 august 2020

1 Euro = 1,18 United States dollar
100 Euro = 118,42 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,84 Euro
100 United States dollar = 84,44 Euro

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Time difference Gran Canaria

On Gran Canaria it is now 04:49 o’clock at night on saturday 15 august 2020. That is 5 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Gran Canaria is Atlantic/Canary and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Gran Canaria

No recommended vaccinations are required for Gran Canaria.