Gran Canaria

Best time to visit, weather and climate Gran Canaria

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Gran Canaria is the third largest Canary Island, but counts almost half of the total population of all the Canary Islands. You will find great natural contradictions here. The north is mostly green and leafy, while the south is desert-like with beautiful sandy beaches. Naturally, Here you will find the major holiday resorts. Because of the good weather you can spend a large part of the year here.

Best time to visit Gran Canaria, Spain

Best time to visit Gran Canaria, Spain

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

The average climate figure for Gran Canaria is an 9,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Gran Canaria 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 Gran Canaria per month

Climate data from: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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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
20 20 20 21 22 23 25 25 25 24 23 22
Water 22 20 20 21 21 22 23 24 25 24 24 22
MM
rain
8 mm 9 mm 16 mm 5 mm 4 mm 2 mm 2 mm 12 mm 11 mm 20 mm 18 mm 7 mm

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Climate Gran Canaria

Climate Gran Canaria

Climate Gran Canaria per Month

Climate Gran Canaria per Month
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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
20 20 20 21 22 23 25 25 25 24 23 22
Night
min °C
16 16 16 17 18 19 20 21 21 21 19 18
Water °C 22 20 20 21 21 22 23 24 25 24 24 22
MM
rain
8 mm 9 mm 16 mm 5 mm 4 mm 2 mm 2 mm 12 mm 11 mm 20 mm 18 mm 7 mm
Rain
days
6 7 7 5 3 2 2 4 6 8 10 7
Dry
days
25 21 24 25 28 28 29 27 24 23 20 24
Sun hours
per day
8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 9
Wind force
in Bft
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 5
 

Climate Gran Canaria january

On average, it is maximum 20° in january on Gran Canaria and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria february

On average, it is maximum 20° in february on Gran Canaria and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria march

On average, it is maximum 20° in march on Gran Canaria and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria april

On average, it is maximum 21° in april on Gran Canaria and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In april there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria may

On average, it is maximum 22° in may on Gran Canaria and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In may there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june on Gran Canaria and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In june there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria july

On average, it is maximum 25° in july on Gran Canaria and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In july there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria august

On average, it is maximum 25° in august on Gran Canaria and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In august there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september on Gran Canaria and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In september there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria october

On average, it is maximum 24° in october on Gran Canaria and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria november

On average, it is maximum 23° in november on Gran Canaria and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In november there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month on Gran Canaria.

Climate Gran Canaria december

On average, it is maximum 22° in december on Gran Canaria and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Gran Canaria.

14 day weather forecast Gran Canaria

14 day weather forecast Gran Canaria

The weather for Gran Canaria in Spain will be 30° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Gran Canaria is based on the weather in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Weather forecast this week
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Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
Su
25 Aug
Mo
26 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 30° 26° 29° 31° 32° 30° 26°
Min (°C) 20° 20° 19° 21° 23° 21° 20°
Water °C 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.2
mm
0.1
mm
0.1
mm
0.2
mm
Rainfall (%) 20% 0% 0% 20% 20% 20% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 11 11 11 7 7 10 8

Weather forecast next week
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Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
Su
1 Sep
Mo
2 Sep
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Regen Helder hemel Helder hemel Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 30° 33° 34° 34° 32° 31° 30°
Min (°C) 19° 21° 27° 28° 28° 25° 23°
Water °C 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
0.1
mm
5.4
mm
0
mm
0.6
mm
0.1
mm
0.5
mm
Rainfall (%) 20% 20% 65% 0% 15% 20% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 8 10 8 10 10 3 3
About Gran Canaria

About Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is an island that belongs to Spain. The capital of Gran Canaria is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It has a total surface of 1.560 km² and the population consists of 845.195 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 172x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Gran Canaria 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.

Gran Canaria is in a straight line at 18.256 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 23 hour and 20 min.

The coordinates of Gran Canaria, Spain are latitude: 27.9547329 en longitude: -15.5927669

The GPS coordinates are N 27° 57' 17.0384" en W 15° 35' 33.9608"

Time difference Gran Canaria

Time difference Gran Canaria

On Gran Canaria it is now 22:02 o’clock in the evening on tuesday 20 august 2019. That is 11 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Gran Canaria is Atlantic/Canary and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Currency Gran Canaria

Currency Gran Canaria

In Gran Canaria the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 21 august 2019

1 Euro = 1,73 New Zealand dollar
100 Euro = 172,94 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,58 Euro
100 New Zealand dollar = 57,82 Euro

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Vaccinations Gran Canaria

Vaccinations Gran Canaria

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