GRAN CANARIA WEATHER FORECAST

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Hey! Welcome to our Gran Canaria weather forecast page!

Are you planning your vacation days? Then there is nothing better than knowing how the weather will be in the coming days.

Check here the Gran Canaria weekly weather forecast, so you’ll know exactly when to organize your tan days on the beach, when to explore the volcanic landscapes of our island or when to explore the capital Las Palmas or the picturesque villages in the hinterland.

Our updated Gran Canaria weather forecast is the right place to go to get the best out of every single day of your vacation here on the island.

Looking for long-term Gran Canaria weather forecast?

Well, let’s be honest. On the one hand, weather forecasting models are not so precise and reliable in the long run, so it doesn’t make much sense to try to figure out what the weather will be like in the holiday week you’ll have here in 2 or 3 months …

On the other hand, we can tell you that, usually, in Gran Canaria it is (almost) always good weather!

For this reason, if you live at high latitudes in Europe, if it’s always bad weather in your area, with rain, snow and gray skies … you can be sure that here you will find beautiful weather, pleasant temperatures and warm sea water even during winter!

That’s why our Gran Canaria weather forecasts are useful when you’re already here. And if you want to give you a bike ride, in one of Europe’s most beautiful and appreciated scenarios for mountain biking … well, you’re in the right place!

In the pictures below you can see some examples of our mountain bike tours. Do you want to ride with us? Contact us using the form at the bottom of this page and ask for a mtb tour that best suit your needs!

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Gran Canaria weather

Is the sea warm in Gran Canaria?

Sea water temperatures in Gran Canaria range between 18°C and 25°C depending on the season. In the touristic area of Maspalomas, they reach the top at 22°C and 24°C during September and October, because the ocean is always calm and strongly heated during summer months. Sea water temperatures reach their minimum around the end of February, ranging between 18°C to 20°C.
Sea water temperatures is still around 21°C – 22°C during Christmas holidays, which is cools, since it is warm enough for swimming.

What is the hottest month in Gran Canaria?

The hottest month in Gran Canaria is August, with an average temperature of 24°C. Also September and October are quite warm and the temperatures can up to well over 40°C during this period in case of Calima, the warm wind that blows from the Sahara desert and lasts about 1-3 days.

What is the coldest month in Gran Canaria?

The coldest mont in Gran Canaria is January, with an average temperature of 18°C. Despite this, even in January it is possible to swim, given that the sea water is kept around 20 ° C – 21 ° C, more than enough for most sea lovers.

How often does it rain in Gran Canaria?

In the most touristic area in the south of Gran Canaria, rainy days are really scarce, we talk about 3-5 days a year! On the contrary, on the north side and in the inland areas of the North-East of the island, it rains much more frequently, even though it is almost always light rains and not as heavy showers as they are used to in continental Europe.

What is the warmest part of Gran Canaria?

The warmest parts of Gran Canaria are on the south coast and on the southern hinterland, while the coldest are generally on the north-east side, beaten by the trade winds, and on the inland areas of the north of the island.

What is the best month to go to Gran Canaria?

The best mont to visit Gran Canaria is February, March and April, when you can find pleasantly cool nights and warm days with average highs of 22°C and very little chance of severe rainfall. June to September are also cool, but in this period it is not unlikely to run into very hot days, also over to 40°C.

What is the best time of year to go to Gran Canaria?

Contrary to what is often said, the best time to visit Gran Canaria is from November to April. In this period in fact the temperatures are mild, the sea water warm enough to bathe and the days are generally sunny. All the opposite of what normally happens in Northern Europe and North America. The main tourist season is between December and March.

Which part of Gran Canaria is the best?

Gran Canaria has a lot of nice places to stay in.
Maspalomas area, with his super view of the dunes.
The nice Playa de los Amadores, between Puerto Rico and Puerto de Mogan
Puerto de Mogan, a great place for a romantic holiday in Gran Canaria.
Playa de Las Canteras in Las Palmas the second best urban playa in the world.

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