Canary Islands
18 to 24°C
3161 hours
sunshine per day
114 mm
298 days
67 days
0 days

Climate of the Canary Islands

Canary Islands has a mediterranean climate. 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 averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 18°C and 24°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 16°C and 21°C
  • Sea temperature: the sea temperature is between 20°C and 25°C
  • Rain: it rains 67 days and there is a total of approximately 114 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3161 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 18°C and 24°C
Warmest month: 24°C in August
Coldest month: 18°C in February
Night temperature: between 16°C and 21°C
Sea temperature: between 20°C and 25°C
Dry days: 298 days
Days with rain: 67 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 114 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3161 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for the Canary Islands.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for the Canary Islands.

Climate table of the Canary Islands

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for the Canary Islands. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for the Canary Islands might be like in a given month.

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

Best time to visit Canary Islands

If you want to visit any of Canary Islands, generally the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Canary Islands is 24°C in August and the lowest is 18°C in February. The highest water temperature is 25°C and at its coldest the water is 20°C.

Climate of the Canary Islands by month

What is the average climate in a given month for the Canary Islands? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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