The Canary Islands have a subtropical dry climate – mild and pleasant throughout the year – with no abrupt changes in temperature between day and night. The average maximum temperatures vary between 20 ° C and 30 ° C while average minimum temperatures ranging between 15 ° C and 21 ° C.
As regards rains the eastern islands are semi-arid, while the western islands receive more rain. The climate of the islands can vary between a mild and humid climate and a hot, dry climate, these types of climate varies with the exposure of each island compared to the trade winds of the northeast.
Winters of the Canaries are mild in all the islands of the archipelago, and look very similar to the European spring, with average minimum temperatures around 15 ° C and average maximum around 20 ° C. In the winter months in the islands of El Hierro and La Palma can be a bit colder than the other islands, as well as along the northern coast of Tenerife and Gran Canaria. In winter on top of the Teide volcano snow falls abundant.
In all the Canary Islands, however, summer is sunny. The rains are rather scarce, the annual averages ranging between 100 and 550 mm, the wettest months are the winter months between December and February.
WHEN TO GO TO THE CANARY ISLANDS
The climate of the Canary Islands is considered one of the best climates in the world, for these reasons, any time of year is suitable for a visit to the islands.
The climate of Lanzarote.
The climate of Tenerife.
CANARY ISLANDS CLIMATE TABLES
|SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE (4 metres)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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