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Gran Canaria Climate

The weather in Gran Canaria is one of the more interesting of the Canary Islands. The average temperature does not fluctuate too much here. Whatever time of year you visit Gran Canaria, you are certain of sun and warm temperatures.

June is the start of warmer months in Gran Canaria and the temperature will be increasing. This month can be as hot as 30 Celsius, especially towards the end of the month. The daily average generally is 22 Celsius but many days will be hotter than 25 Celsius. The sea temperature will also see an increase to 21 Celsius. On average there are 9 hours of sunshine each day and it’s very unlikely to rain much at all.

July is one of the hottest months in Gran Canaria but cooler than August and September. The outside temperature during for month is 24 Celsius but many days will feel much hotter. The highest temperature ever recorded in Gran Canaria was in July, 44.2 Celsius. The hours of sunshine one can expect now increases to 10 per day. The temperature will often exceed 30 Celsius.

August is the hottest month in Gran Canaria as it is for most of Spain generally. The average temperature is 24 Celsius. Some days will be hotter than 30 Celsius and perhaps even hotter. There are still 10 hours of sunshine per day and the sea temperature will stay at a warm 22 Celsius. August, like July has no recent rainfall recorded so you are unlikely to have much rain during your visit.

September is the first of the autumn months but the temperature is almost as hot as August. The average temperature during September is 24 Celsius. The sea temperature is now a warm 23 Celsius. September sees a few days of rainfall after three barren months without rain. The amount of precipitation tends to be minimal. The hours of sunshine each day will now drop to 8 hours.