Lanzarote
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Lanzarote is known for its volcanic landscape with more than 300 volcanic craters. You get the feeling that you are in a whole different world here. There are also beautiful beaches, interesting sightseeing locations and plenty of restaurants and hotels to choose from.

The government is busy improving the walking paths and the number of accommodation options along these oaths has increased in recent years. Both beach livers and walking enthusiasts are at the right place here. The weather here is excellent all year round.

Best time to visit Lanzarote

The best time to visit the island of Lanzarote in Spain is from May until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Lanzarote is 23°C in August and the lowest is 18°C in February. The water temperature is between 20°C and 24°C.

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

Average Lanzarote weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 19 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 23 23 22 20
Water temperature (°C) 21 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 23 23 21
Precipitation (mm) 5 7 6 3 5 2 2 10 5 28 12 7

Climate data from city: Arrecife




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Lanzarote weather

The Lanzarote weather for will be 20° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 21°C.

The Lanzarote weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Arrecife.

Lanzarote 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Monday
23 may
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21°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
9 Bft
NNE
21°C
10
Tuesday
24 may
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21°C
18°C
0.1 mm
20%
10 Bft
NNE
21°C
9
Wednesday
25 may
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20°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
10 Bft
NNE
21°C
4
Thursday
26 may
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21°C
18°C
0.1 mm
20%
7 Bft
NNE
21°C
10
Friday
27 may
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23°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
S
21°C
11


Climate Lanzarote

The island Lanzarote has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Lanzarote is 21° degrees and there is about 92 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 277 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 6.

Lanzarote

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 19 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 23 23 22 20
Night temp. (°C) 17 17 17 18 19 20 21 22 22 22 20 19
Water temp. (°C) 21 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 23 23 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 7 6 3 5 2 2 10 5 28 12 7
Days with rain 5 5 5 5 2 2 2 3 3 6 7 5
Dry days 26 23 26 25 29 28 29 28 27 25 23 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 9 8 9 10 9 9 9 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 3 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Climate data from city: Arrecife

Lanzarote weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Lanzarote?

Lanzarote is an island belonging to Spain. It lies in a straight line at 7,769 km from Cape Town. Lanzarote is part of the archipelago of the Canary Islands.

The coordinates of Lanzarote are:

  • Latitude: 29.046854
  • Longitude: -13.589973

The GPS coordinates are 29° 2' N, 13° 35' W

How long is the flight to Lanzarote?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Lanzarote is approximately 10 h. 50 min.

What are the airports on Lanzarote?

These are the airports that are on Lanzarote:

How many inhabitants are there on Lanzarote?

Lanzarote has approximately 145,084 inhabitants.

How big is Lanzarote?

The area of Lanzarote is around 846 km². It is 1443x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Lanzarote?

The capital of Lanzarote is Arrecife.

What is the currency of Lanzarote?

On Lanzarote the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 May 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 Lanzarote?

The area code to call Lanzarote is +34.