La Gomera
weather, climate and best time to visit


When you arrive at La Gomera by plane or boat you think it is an impenetrable fortress due to its high and steep rock walls. Once you arrive, you wind through hairpin bends and breathtaking views of the island. This island is a paradise of natural beauty.

Not the type of island that offers golden sandy beaches or a vibrant nightlife, but mainly tranquility and plenty of flora and fauna for nature lovers. In principle, you can visit this island all year round, but especially in spring, the hiking trails are at their best. The temperature is not too hot or too warm and the hills are covered with the most colorful flowers.




Best time to visit La Gomera

The best time to visit La Gomera, Spain is January through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. On the island of La Gomera, the warmest month is August with 25°C and the coldest is February with 19°C. The maximum water temperature is 27°C and the lowest water temperature is 20°C.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in La Gomera, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate La Gomera by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 19 19 20 21 22 24 25 25 24 22 21
Water temperature (°C) 20 20 21 21 23 23 23 25 27 26 25 22
Precipitation (mm) 3 7 5 3 1 0 0 3 3 10 10 8

Weather data from: San Sebastián de la Gomera

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La Gomera weather

The weather for La Gomera over the next 14 days will be 25°C till 29° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 24°C.

The weather forecast for La Gomera is based on the weather in San Sebastián de la Gomera.

5-day weather forecast La Gomera

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Saturday
13 august
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25°C
20°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ESE
24°C
11
Sunday
14 august
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26°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
E
24°C
4
Monday
15 august
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27°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NE
24°C
7
Tuesday
16 august
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26°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NE
24°C
11
Wednesday
17 august
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25°C
21°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
SE
24°C
11

View the 14 day weather forecast for La Gomera


Climate La Gomera

The island La Gomera has a mediterranean climate. The summers are warm and dry, and the temperature is cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for La Gomera is 22° degrees and there is about 52 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 322 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 6.

La Gomera

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 19 19 20 21 22 24 25 25 24 22 21
Night temp. (°C) 19 18 18 19 20 21 23 24 24 23 21 20
Water temp. (°C) 20 20 21 21 23 23 23 25 27 26 25 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 7 5 3 1 0 0 3 3 10 10 8
Days with rain 2 2 5 4 1 - 1 2 2 4 4 4
Dry days 29 26 26 26 30 30 30 29 28 27 26 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9
Wind force (Bft) 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Weather data from: San Sebastián de la Gomera

La Gomera weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is La Gomera?

La Gomera is an island belonging to Spain. It lies in a straight line 7,853 km from Cape Town. La Gomera is part of the Canary Islands.

The coordinates of La Gomera are:

  • Latitude: 28.1173148
  • Longitude: -17.2224996

The GPS coordinates are 28° 7' N, 17° 13' W

How long is the flight to La Gomera?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to La Gomera is approximately 11 hours.

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How many inhabitants does La Gomera have?

La Gomera has 20,940 inhabitants.

How big is La Gomera?

The surface area of La Gomera is 370 km². It is 3302x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of La Gomera?

The capital of La Gomera is San Sebastián de la Gomera.

What is the currency of La Gomera?

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

Exchange rates on 13 August 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.055 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 18.32 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 5.46 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 1,832.19 South African rand

What is the area code of La Gomera?

The area code to call La Gomera is +34.