Weather in Lanzarote in April 2020 Guide

The weather in Lanzarote in April is superb making this month one of the best for tourism. April is one of the top times to pay this beautiful Canary Island a visit. Below we provide all the information you will need to know about what to expect in Lanzarote in April. You can move quickly to the area of interest by using our quick links.

Lanzarote Weather April

Lanzarote Weather In April

The sub-tropical climate and incredible beaches here attract millions of tourists per year. April is no exception with the promise of average temperatures of around 20 Celsius to enjoy. Most of northern Europe will be at least 10 Celsius colder with many places freezing. Lanzarote is also the warmest of the Canaries in April as the temperatures increase across these beautiful islands.

The daytime outdoor high temperature in Lanzarote during April is a warm 24 Celsius. The low temperature of 17 Celsius will likely be as cold as it gets in the evenings. April has seen a record temperature of 35 Celsius so expect plenty of hotter days than the average suggests. The Sahara to the east can often increase the temperature by sending hot air west. This same hot air will likely yield a dense haze at times which will reduce visibility.

The weather in Lanzarote in April will be at it’s hottest closer to May as the month reaches it’s conclusion. The beginning and mid April will see an average temperature of 19 – 20 Celsius. Towards the end of the month, the temperature will rise to 21 – 22 Celsius with plenty of hotter days also.

Ocean Temperature

Playa de Papagayo, Lanzarote

The climate conditions in April yield an increase in sea temperature which rises to 19 – 20 Celsius. This should be comfortable for most to enjoy a swim, especially nearer to May when the sea is warmer. Spring, which is coming to an end sees the sea temperature at it’s lowest yearly levels. The sea should peak at 20 Celsius during the middle and at the end of the month. The super beaches here will now begin to become busier and the sea should be warm enough for a swim.

Rainfall in April

The rainfall in Lanzarote during April will be at a premium as is the case for most of the Canary Islands. There is usually only 1 -2 days rain for this month. This is around half that of March which is always wetter. As summer approaches, rain will become even more scarce. If you happen to get rain while you visit it will likely only be a short shower. This can often be welcomed if the humidity is high due to the Sahara Desert hot air.

Resort Temperatures For Lanzarote in April

 Costa TeguisePlaya BlancaPuerto del Carmen
Average Temperature19°C19°C19°C
High22°C23°C22°C
Low16°C16°C16°C
Sea Temp19°C19°C18°C

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Resorts & Attractions

Lanzarote April Climate Stats

  • April enjoys a warm average temperature of 19 Celsius which increases closer to May.
  • This month will see 9 hours of sunshine before rising to 10 hours at the end of the month.
  • Rainfall in April is quite infrequent with an average of 1 -2 days of rain arriving.
  • This island has a warm daily high of 24 Celsius.
  • The daily low does not tend to drop much below 17 Celsius.
  • Warm air from the Sahara to the east can produce a rise in temperature on a regular basis.
  • Driving can be harder and visibility can be much lower with the hazy conditions.
  • 35 Celsius is the highest temperature on record in Lanzarote during April.


Other Months

Hours of Sun

The hours of sun for this month now increases to 9 hours. The previous months see 8 hours on average with the next 4 months rising to 10 hours. If you visit around the end of April, you could see up to 10 hours of daily sun. This should be plenty to top up the tan on one of the many vast beaches.