La Palma

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La Palma is a paradise for the outdoors. With excellent opportunities for hiking, diving, paragliding and cycling. Wherever you are on the island, there is always an organisation nearby for a great activity.

It is one of the greenest Canary Islands, where you can still enjoy unspoiled nature. From the green forests in the north to the desert landscapes in the south and the serene pine forests in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente. If you've seen all of this, you'll understand why the entire island has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Best time to visit La Palma, Spain

Best time to visit La Palma, Spain

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

The average climate figure for La Palma is an 9,1. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

La Palma has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. If you want to know what the average temperature is in La Palma 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 La Palma per month

Climate data from: Santa Cruz de la Palma
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Day
max °C
Sea
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
21 20 20 21 21 23 24 25 25 25 23 22
Water 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 25 23 22
MM
rain
5 mm 6 mm 9 mm 4 mm 2 mm 2 mm 2 mm 2 mm 3 mm 18 mm 27 mm 9 mm

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Climate La Palma

Climate La Palma

Climate La Palma per Month

Climate La Palma per Month
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The island La Palma has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for La Palma is 21° degrees and there is about 89 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 223 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 6.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
Water °C
MM
rain
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
max °C
21 20 20 21 21 23 24 25 25 25 23 22
Night
min °C
18 18 18 18 19 21 22 23 23 23 21 20
Water °C 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 25 23 22
MM
rain
5 mm 6 mm 9 mm 4 mm 2 mm 2 mm 2 mm 2 mm 3 mm 18 mm 27 mm 9 mm
Rain
days
5 5 7 4 2 1 1 1 2 8 8 6
Dry
days
26 23 24 26 29 29 30 30 28 23 22 25
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force
in Bft
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5
 

Climate La Palma january

On average, it is maximum 21° in january on La Palma and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma february

On average, it is maximum 20° in february on La Palma and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma march

On average, it is maximum 20° in march on La Palma and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma april

On average, it is maximum 21° in april on La Palma and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In april there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma may

On average, it is maximum 21° in may on La Palma and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In may there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june on La Palma and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In june there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma july

On average, it is maximum 24° in july on La Palma and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In july there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma august

On average, it is maximum 25° in august on La Palma and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In august there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september on La Palma and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In september there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma october

On average, it is maximum 25° in october on La Palma and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma november

On average, it is maximum 23° in november on La Palma and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month on La Palma.

Climate La Palma december

On average, it is maximum 22° in december on La Palma and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month on La Palma.

14 day weather forecast La Palma

14 day weather forecast La Palma

The weather for La Palma in Spain will be 26° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for La Palma is based on the weather in Santa Cruz de la Palma.

Weather forecast this week
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Su
18 Aug
Mo
19 Aug
Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 26° 25° 22° 21° 22° 23° 25°
Min (°C) 21° 19° 17° 17° 17° 17° 18°
Water °C 23° 23° 23° 23° 23° 24° 24°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
0.2
mm
0.3
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.3
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 15% 15% 0% 0% 0% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 8 10 7 11 9 9 8

Weather forecast next week
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Su
25 Aug
Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Broken wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 24° 22° 20° 21° 23° 24° 23°
Min (°C) 18° 18° 17° 17° 20° 20° 19°
Water °C 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0.1
mm
0.4
mm
0.4
mm
0.4
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 15% 10% 10% 15% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 9 9 5 4 6 3 3
About La Palma

About La Palma

La Palma is an island that belongs to Spain. The capital of La Palma is Santa Cruz de la Palma. It has a total surface of only 729 km² and the population consists of 81.486 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 1675x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call La Palma 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.

La Palma is in a straight line at 7.937 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 11 hour.

The coordinates of La Palma, Spain are latitude: 28.6535944 en longitude: -17.8633104

The GPS coordinates are N 28° 39' 12.9398" en W 17° 51' 47.9174"

Time difference La Palma

Time difference La Palma

On La Palma it is now 10:41 o’clock in the morning on sunday 18 august 2019. That is 1 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of La Palma is Atlantic/Canary and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Currency La Palma

Currency La Palma

In La Palma the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 18 august 2019

1 Euro = 16,98 South African rand
100 Euro = 1.697,96 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,06 Euro
100 South African rand = 5,89 Euro

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