Weather in Fuerteventura in January 2020

The weather in Fuerteventura in January is at it’s coldest during this month. At the start of the year is when the average daily temperature is at it’s lowest. The normal daytime temperature falls to 18 Celsius which is still quite warm.

Many head south to the Canary Islands during the colder months for some winter sun. Fuerteventura has plenty on offer all year round, as do all the Spanish islands in the Atlantic. January to March is when most chose to pay a visit to escape the colder weather further north.

Weather in Fuerteventura in January

Weather in Fuerteventura in January

The weather in Fuerteventura in January tends to be at it’s warmest at the start of the month. It will feel cooler towards the middle and at the end of the month. The average daily high temperature in January is 21 Celsius with a low of 15 Celsius. The conditions here are much the same as the other islands but with less rainfall.

It’s possible that the warm air from the Sahara to the east will assist the temperatures here. This is more common in spring and summer when both Fuerteventura and Lanzarote will experience hazy conditions.

Sea Temperature in January

The sea temperature in January falls to 19 Celsius from the 20 Celsius of December. This is probably still good conditions for most to have a swim on warmer days. The following 2 months are when the sea drops to it’s lowest yearly level of 18 Celsius. Fuerteventura is famous for it’s windy conditions for water sports so expect plenty of windsurfers in the sea.

Fuerteventura Beaches

Rainfall in January

January is one of the wetter months in Fuerteventura as is the case for all the winter months. This month sees around half of the rainfall of December which is by far the wettest month. December aside, only February sees more rainfall on average than January. Usually there will be 3 days of rain during this month.

Fuerteventura Weather in January Highlights

The daily average temperature in January is 18 Celsius.

January sees a high temperature of 21 Celsius.

The typical daily low temperature now falls to 15 Celsius but this is more common towards the end of the month.

January is the third wettest month behind December and February. There are usually 3 days of rain during this month.

The average temperature of the sea is now 19 Celsius. This is a small drop from the 20 Celsius in December.

Hours of Sunshine

January sees 6 hours of daily sunshine in January, a year low it shares with December. February sees the hours increase to 7 hours of sun per day. The end of January will be closer to 7 hours also if you plan on paying a visit towards the end of the month.