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Average climate of Gran Canaria

The climate of Gran Canaria has an average yearly temperature of 25°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 21°C and rise to 28°C.

Annually, about 108 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Gran Canaria.

The climate of Gran Canaria
  • Average yearly temperature: 25°C
  • Highest temperature: 28°C in August
  • Lowest temperature: 21°C in January and February
  • Precipitation:: 108 mm per year
  • Driest months: 0,9 mm in June, 1,2 mm in May and July
  • Wettest months: 23 mm in October, 22 mm in February and 14 mm in December

Climate table Gran Canaria

The climate table for Gran Canaria shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 21 21 22 23 24 26 27 28 27 27 25 23
Nighttime temperature (°C) 16 16 17 17 19 20 21 22 22 22 19 17
Precipitation (mm) 13 22 8,9 3,6 1,2 0,9 1,2 2,2 5,1 23 12 14
UV Index 6 7 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 7 6 6

Temperature per month in Gran Canaria

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Gran Canaria

Temperature per month in Gran Canaria

Precipitation per month in Gran Canaria

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Gran Canaria.

Precipitation per month in Gran Canaria

UV index per month in Gran Canaria

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Gran Canaria.

UV index per month in Gran Canaria

Yearly temperature in Gran Canaria

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Gran Canaria, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Gran Canaria

Yearly total precipitation in Gran Canaria

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Gran Canaria.

Precipitation per year in Gran Canaria

More climate information about Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria has a subtropical climate, which means it has warm weather all year round. The average temperature on the island is 21 degrees Celsius. The island's climate is also very dry, making it a great place to live or visit if you are looking for sunny weather. The climate on the island is also very dry, making it a great place to live or visit if you are looking for sunny weather.

The climate in Gran Canaria is influenced by the trade winds. The trade winds are a type of wind that blows from east to west. These winds help keep temperatures on the island warm and stable. The trade winds also help to keep humid air off the island, which prevents rainfall.

Gran Canaria also has plenty of sunshine with an average of 2,700 hours of sunlight per year. This makes Gran Canaria a great place if you are looking for a place with nice weather.

Spring (March-May)

The weather during spring in Gran Canaria is very nice. The temperature ranges from 20-25 degrees Celsius and there are not many tourists as it is still considered low season. This is a great time to visit if you want to avoid the crowds but still enjoy nice weather.

Summer (June-August)

The summer months are the busiest in Gran Canaria because of the perfect weather conditions. The temperature hovers around 25-30 degrees Celsius during this period, which is very comfortable for most people. If you don't like large crowds, this might not be the best time to visit Gran Canaria as there are a lot of people.

Fall (September-November)

In September the temperature starts to cool down a little, but it is still very pleasant with an average temperature of 23 degrees Celsius. October and November are considered the quiet season in Gran Canaria, as there are fewer tourists then, but the weather is still pleasant. This can be a great time to visit if you want to avoid the busiest months but still enjoy good weather conditions.

Winter (December-February)

The winter months can be cool with an average temperature of 18 degrees Celsius. If you don't mind cooler temperatures, this can be a great time to get cheaper prices on hotels and flights.

What is the warmest part of Gran Canaria?

The south of the island is the warmest part of Gran Canaria, as it benefits from more hours of daily sunshine than anywhere else on the island.

Here you will also find the Maspalomas dunes, which are one of the warmest places on the island with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius. These beautiful sand dunes stretch for kilometres and are home to a wide variety of plants and animals. In the region, you will find more than enough hotels to enjoy the sun here.

Best time to visit Gran Canaria

Its warm and pleasant temperatures make Gran Canaria a true year-round sun destination and a very popular haven for sun-seeking holidaymakers, making it one of the most visited places in the world during the winter months. Not surprisingly, the winter months are the busiest travel season in Gran Canaria, especially around the holidays, which make for a real high season.

The months of November, December, January and February fall into the category of Gran Canaria's winter season. Even if it gets a bit cooler during the winter months, this place is still nothing short of a paradise compared to central and northern Europe.

A trip to Gran Canaria's beaches

If you are looking for a sunny and warm holiday, the best time to visit Gran Canaria is summer. During this time, you can sunbathe all day and even swim in the ocean without feeling uncomfortable.

If you want to go to Gran Canaria for a beach or pool holiday during the months that are warmest and driest, then you should look at May, June, July, August and September. These are the months with the least chance of rain.

The island experiences an increase in rainfall during October, which is the first indication of a possible change in the weather. October will still have pleasant temperatures, but there is a good chance that rain will fall on two or three days of the month.

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Average weather in Gran Canaria per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Gran Canaria and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Gran Canaria, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.