Best time to visit, weather and climate Tenerife

The largest and most famous Canary Island is Tenerife, with more than 10 million visitors a year. This is also the island with the highest mountain in Spain, the snow-covered mountain El Teide that you can see from the surrounding islands in good weather. A big contrast with the rest of the island that consists of tropical forests, volcanic lava areas and beautiful sandy beaches.

Tenerife is very popular among sun lovers because of the favourable weather throughout the year. This island is also suitable for walkers almost all year round. Only during the winterperiod is there a chance of snow in the mountains, so these hiking trails are sometimes closed. During summer it can be too hot.

Best time to visit Tenerife, Spain

The best time to visit the island of Tenerife in Spain is from may until december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature on Tenerife is 23°C in august and the lowest is 18°C in february. The water temperature is between 20°C and 25°C.

The average climate figure for Tenerife is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Tenerife has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Tenerife 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 Tenerife per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
19°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 21°C 20°C
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Climate Tenerife

The island Tenerife has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are warm and dry, and the temperature is cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Tenerife is 20° degrees and there is about 201 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 249 days a year with an average humidity of 57% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Tenerife

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
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 19°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 21°C 20°C
Night 17°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 20°C 19°C
Water 22°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 22°C
Precip 11
mm
13
mm
10
mm
9
mm
4
mm
2
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3
mm
7
mm
8
mm
18
mm
24
mm
15
mm
Rain
days
7 9 8 6 3 2 3 3 5 8 11 8
Dry
days
24 19 23 24 28 28 28 28 25 23 19 23
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 9 10 9 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force
in Bft
3 4 3 4 3 3 4 4 3 3 3 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 5
 


Climate Tenerife january

On average, it is maximum 19° in january on Tenerife and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In january there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife february

On average, it is maximum 18° in february on Tenerife and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In february there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife march

On average, it is maximum 18° in march on Tenerife and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In march there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife april

On average, it is maximum 19° in april on Tenerife and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In april there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife may

On average, it is maximum 20° in may on Tenerife and at least around 19° 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 Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife june

On average, it is maximum 21° in june on Tenerife and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° 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 Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife july

On average, it is maximum 22° in july on Tenerife and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In july there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife august

On average, it is maximum 23° in august on Tenerife and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In august there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife september

On average, it is maximum 23° in september on Tenerife and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In september there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife october

On average, it is maximum 23° in october on Tenerife and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife november

On average, it is maximum 21° in november on Tenerife and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month on Tenerife.

Climate Tenerife december

On average, it is maximum 20° in december on Tenerife and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month on Tenerife.

14 day weather forecast Tenerife

The weather for Tenerife in Spain will be 27° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Tenerife is based on the weather in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
23 Sep
Bewolkt 27°C 22°C 24°C 0.6 mm 15% 4m/s 3
Th
24 Sep
Bewolkt 25°C 22°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 3
Fr
25 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 24°C 22°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 9
Sa
26 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 23°C 20°C 24°C 0.4 mm 10% 6m/s 3
Su
27 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 21°C 20°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 8m/s 5
Mo
28 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 20°C 24°C 0.3 mm 10% 7m/s 5
Tu
29 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 23°C 21°C 24°C 0.3 mm 10% 8m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
30 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 23°C 21°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 7m/s 6
Th
1 Oct
Licht bewolkt 22°C 21°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 7m/s 2
Fr
2 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 20°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 7m/s 1
Sa
3 Oct
Bewolkt 22°C 20°C 24°C 0.7 mm 20% 8m/s 1
Su
4 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 19°C 24°C 1.0 mm 25% 7m/s 2
Mo
5 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 21°C 19°C 24°C 0.9 mm 25% 6m/s 2
Tu
6 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 22°C 19°C 24°C 0.4 mm 15% 4m/s 2

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Hotels and apartments on Tenerife

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Flight tickets to Tenerife

Tenerife has 2 airports which you can fly to:

  • Tenerife South Airport
    Granadilla de Abona
  • Tenerife Norte Airport
    Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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About Tenerife

Tenerife is an island that belongs to Spain. The capital of Tenerife is Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It has a total surface of 2.034 km² with 4.964 km of coastline and the population consists of 891.111 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 132x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Tenerife 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.

Tenerife is in a straight line at 18.235 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 23 hours15.

The coordinates of Tenerife, Spain are latitude: 28.291564 en longitude: -16.62913

The GPS coordinates are N 28° 17' 29.7600" en W 16° 37' 44.7600"

Currency Tenerife

In Tenerife the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 23 september 2020

1 Euro = 1,76 New Zealand dollar
100 Euro = 176,31 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,57 Euro
100 New Zealand dollar = 56,72 Euro

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Time difference Tenerife

On Tenerife it is now 16:02 o’clock in the afternoon on tuesday 22 september 2020. That is 11 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Tenerife is Atlantic/Canary and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Tenerife

No recommended vaccinations are required for Tenerife.