When is the best time to go to La Palma?

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

  • The weather is good on the island of La Palma throughout the year
  • The weather is good all year in Los Llanos de Aridane
  • On average, the warmest months in Los Llanos de Aridane are June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santo Domingo (Garafía), Tijarafe, Fuencaliente de la Palma, Los Canarios, Puerto Naos, Tazacorte and Brena Alta, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Santa Cruz de La Palma are June, July, August, September, October, November and December


Annual weather on the island of La Palma

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

January 67°F
1 days
February 67°F
1 days
March 67°F
1 days
April 67°F
1 days
May 68°F
0 days
June 72°F
0 days
July 74°F
0 days
August 76°F
0 days
September 76°F
0 days
October 74°F
1 days
November 72°F
2 days
December 70°F
2 days

Best time to travel to La Palma by cities

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Los Llanos de Aridane

Los Llanos de Aridane

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

El Paso

El Paso

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

Santa Cruz de La Palma

Santa Cruz de La Palma

The best months to go to Santa Cruz de La Palma are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.



Temperatures and rainfall on the island of La Palma

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of La Palma and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santo Domingo (Garafía) and Tijarafe, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons on the island of La Palma

Find out when La Palma 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 La Palma

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for La Palma month by month

Where to go on the island of La Palma?

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.
Los Llanos de Aridane67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
El Paso67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Santa Cruz de La Palma67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Santo Domingo (Garafía)67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Tijarafe67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Fuencaliente de la Palma67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Los Canarios67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Puerto Naos67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Tazacorte67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Brena Alta67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Brena Baja67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Garachico67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F
Puntallana67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F74°F72°F70°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather


About La Palma

What can I do on the island of La Palma?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife



Is this weather information for La Palma reliable?

Climate data for La Palma has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for La Palma allows us to determine the average for each month in Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santo Domingo (Garafía), Tijarafe, Fuencaliente de la Palma, Los Canarios, Puerto Naos, and 5 other cities.

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

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