Hottest Canary Island in January
January is one of the most popular months for tourism in the Canary Islands. There are plenty of warm temperatures still on offer wherever you go.
January is the coldest month but the temperature is unlikely to drop much below 17 Celsius. There is still plenty of rainfall around but a significant decrease from December.
The hottest average temperature is 18 Celsius for both Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria. Tenerife and Lanzarote both drop to 17 Celsius.
Warmest in January – Gran Canaria
There is little to choose between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura. Both have the same outside and sea temperature. There is a touch more rainfall in Gran Canaria but not much more.
Our preference is for Gran Canaria. The popular resorts of Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés will likely be much busier at the beginning of the year.
Hottest Canary Island in February
The hottest Canary Island in February is another 3-way tie. Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote all reach 18 Celsius.
Tenerife remains at 17 Celsius during this month but is still the place to be in February. The Sea temperature is also very similar across all the islands with an average of 18 Celsius.
Tenerife tends to see more rainfall in February. More than the other islands with Fuerteventura receiving the least rain.
Hottest in February – Fuerteventura
Preference is for Fuerteventura despite there being little between the other islands. There is less rainfall in February than anywhere else.
This beautiful island is also approaching the windy season. Fuerteventura is popular for windsurfing and other board activities. the warm air coming from the Sahara Desert is enough to get our vote.
Hottest Canary Island in March
March is the start of spring when the temperature is beginning to increase. This month is like February in many ways. Tenerife tends to get plenty of rain as the other islands are seeing a significant decrease.
The average monthly temperature in Tenerife and Fuertventura is now 18 Celisus. Lanzarote and Gran Canaria are now warming to 19 Celsius. The Sea temperature is also increasing to 19 Celsius on average. Some of the other islands are remaining at 18 Celsius.
Hottest Canary Island in March – Gran Canaria
The vote goes to Gran Canaria due to the fact that the Sea temperature is warmer than Lanzarote. The levels of rainfall and the outdoor temperature are identical between the two. Both will be warm whichever you decide to visit.