When is the best time to go to Tenerife?

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

  • The weather is good on the island of Tenerife throughout the year
  • The weather is good all year in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • On average, the warmest months in Santa Cruz de Tenerife are June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Costa Adeje, Los Cristianos, Los Gigantes, Playa de las Américas, Puerto de la Cruz, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Garachico, Santiago del Teide and Tegueste, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Santa Cruz de Tenerife are June, July, August, September, October and November


Annual weather on the island of Tenerife

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

January 61°F to 68°F
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February 59°F to 68°F
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March 59°F to 68°F
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April 61°F to 70°F
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May 63°F to 72°F
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June 65°F to 76°F
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July 67°F to 77°F
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August 68°F to 79°F
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September 68°F to 79°F
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October 68°F to 77°F
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November 65°F to 74°F
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December 63°F to 70°F
0 to 2 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Tenerife by cities

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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

Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje

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

Los Cristianos

Los Cristianos

The best months to go to Los Cristianos 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 Tenerife

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Tenerife and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Costa Adeje, Los Cristianos, Los Gigantes and Playa de las Américas, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons on the island of Tenerife

Find out when Tenerife 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 Tenerife

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Tenerife month by month

Where to go on the island of Tenerife?

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.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F72°F74°F76°F76°F76°F72°F68°F
Costa Adeje68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F76°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
Los Cristianos68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F76°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
Los Gigantes68°F67°F68°F68°F70°F74°F76°F77°F77°F76°F72°F70°F
Playa de las Américas68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F76°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
Puerto de la Cruz67°F67°F67°F68°F70°F72°F76°F76°F76°F76°F72°F70°F
San Cristóbal de La Laguna67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F70°F72°F72°F74°F74°F70°F70°F
Garachico68°F67°F68°F68°F70°F74°F76°F77°F77°F76°F72°F70°F
Santiago del Teide68°F67°F68°F68°F70°F74°F76°F77°F77°F76°F72°F70°F
Tegueste67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F70°F72°F72°F74°F74°F70°F70°F
Teide National Park67°F65°F67°F67°F70°F72°F76°F77°F76°F76°F70°F68°F
Abades68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F76°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
Bajamar67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F70°F72°F72°F74°F74°F70°F70°F
Barranco del Infierno68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
Callao Salvaje68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
El Médano68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F76°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
El Sauzal65°F65°F65°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F74°F74°F70°F68°F
La Caleta68°F68°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F79°F79°F77°F74°F70°F
Las Caletillas67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F70°F72°F72°F74°F74°F70°F70°F
Las Eras67°F65°F67°F67°F70°F72°F76°F77°F76°F76°F70°F68°F

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About Tenerife

What can I do on the island of Tenerife?

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Is this weather information for Tenerife reliable?

Climate data for Tenerife has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Tenerife allows us to determine the average for each month in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Costa Adeje, Los Cristianos, Los Gigantes, Playa de las Américas, Puerto de la Cruz, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Garachico, and 50 other cities.

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

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