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Lanzarote Climate & Weather

Lanzarote Climate and Weather


Lanzarote has a great climate throughout the year, although the sea breezes can be quite bracing. The average temperature is comfortable all year round, rarely dropping below 63°F (17°C) and seldom rising above 82°F (28°C) during the day. During the winter it gets cool in the evenings and the sea temperature drops, but it is never really cold. January is the coldest month with temperatures averaging between 57°F and 68°F (14°C and 20°C), and August is the hottest month, with temperatures averaging between 70°F and 84°F (21°C and 29°C). Rainfall in the summer months is almost non-existent, but showers are likely between October and April. Typically, rain showers don't last long and quickly give way to sunshine, as evidenced by the fact that Lanzarote enjoys an average of 300 sunny days a year. Trade winds blow sporadically throughout the year but the windiest month is July, when the cool sea breeze can be refreshing in the summer heat.

The Canary Islands are considered the best winter destination in Spain because it is often still warm enough between December and February to enjoy the beach, but summer, between June and August, remains the most popular time to visit Lanzarote.


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