When is the best time to go to Gran Canaria?

When is the best time to go to Gran Canaria? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good on the island of Gran Canaria throughout the year
  • The weather is good all year in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • On average, the warmest months in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are June, July, August, September and October
  • The cities with the best climate are Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Maspalomas, Telde, Los Caserones, Taurito, Tejeda, Agaete, Agüimes, Arucas and Carrizal, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are June, July, August, September, October and November


Annual weather on the island of Gran Canaria

For information about the climate and the weather city by city on the island of Gran Canaria for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 61°F to 68°F
1 days
February 61°F to 68°F
1 days
March 61°F to 68°F
1 to 2 days*
April 63°F to 70°F
0 to 1 days*
May 67°F to 72°F
0 days
June 74°F
0 days
July 76°F
0 days
August 72°F to 79°F
1 days
September 70°F to 77°F
0 to 2 days*
October 70°F to 77°F
1 to 2 days*
November 67°F to 74°F
1 days
December 65°F to 70°F
1 days
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Gran Canaria by cities

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The best months to go to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Maspalomas

Maspalomas

The best months to go to Maspalomas are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Telde

Telde

The best months to go to Telde are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

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Temperatures and rainfall on the island of Gran Canaria

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Gran Canaria and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Maspalomas, Telde, Los Caserones and Taurito, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons on the island of Gran Canaria

Find out when Gran Canaria has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons on the island of Gran Canaria

The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, April, May, June, July, August and September. The number of visitors to Gran Canaria is high in: January, February, October, November and December.

  • Very low season on the island of Gran Canaria: May, June, July, August and September.
  • Low season on the island of Gran Canaria: March and April.
  • High season on the island of Gran Canaria: January, February and October.
  • Peek season on the island of Gran Canaria: November and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Gran Canaria month by month

Where to go on the island of Gran Canaria?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Maspalomas68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
Telde68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Los Caserones68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
Taurito68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
Tejeda68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Agaete68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Agüimes68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
Arucas68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Carrizal68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Cruce de Arinaga68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
Firgas68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Gáldar68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Guia68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Ingenio68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Mogán68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
San Bartolomé de Tirajana68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
Santa Brigida68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F
Santa Lucia68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F77°F77°F74°F70°F
Teror68°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F77°F77°F72°F70°F

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About Gran Canaria

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Is this weather information for Gran Canaria reliable?

Climate data for Gran Canaria has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Gran Canaria allows us to determine the average for each month in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Maspalomas, Telde, Los Caserones, Taurito, Tejeda, Agaete, Agüimes, and 13 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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