La Palma
weather, climate and best time to visit


La Palma is a paradise for the outdoors. With excellent opportunities for hiking, diving, paragliding and cycling. Wherever you are on the island, there is always an organisation nearby for a great activity.

It is one of the greenest Canary Islands, where you can still enjoy unspoiled nature. From the green forests in the north to the desert landscapes in the south and the serene pine forests in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente. If you've seen all of this, you'll understand why the entire island has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.




Best time to visit La Palma

The best time to visit La Palma, Spain is January through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. On the island of La Palma, the warmest month is August with 24°C and the coldest is January with 19°C. The maximum water temperature is 25°C and the lowest water temperature is 20°C.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in La Palma, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate La Palma by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 19 19 19 19 20 21 23 24 24 24 22 21
Water temperature (°C) 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 25 23 22
Precipitation (mm) 5 6 9 4 2 2 2 2 3 18 27 9

Weather data from: Santa Cruz de la Palma

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Climate La Palma

The island La Palma has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for La Palma is 21° degrees and there is about 89 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 223 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate La Palma by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 19 19 19 19 20 21 23 24 24 24 22 21
Night temp. (°C) 18 18 18 18 19 21 22 23 23 23 21 20
Water temp. (°C) 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 25 23 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 6 9 4 2 2 2 2 3 18 27 9
Days with rain 5 5 7 4 2 1 1 1 2 8 8 6
Dry days 26 23 24 26 29 29 30 30 28 23 22 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Weather data from: Santa Cruz de la Palma


La Palma weather by month

What is the average La Palma weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

La Palma weather

The weather for La Palma over the next 14 days will be 20°C till 23° with a few days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature will be 23°C.

The weather forecast for La Palma is based on the weather in Santa Cruz de la Palma.

5-day weather forecast La Palma

Weather
Max/min
Water
Precip
Wind
Thursday
1 december
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21°C
18°C
23°C
0.1 mm
6 m/s
Friday
2 december
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21°C
19°C
23°C
0.2 mm
7 m/s
Saturday
3 december
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20°C
18°C
23°C
1 mm
6 m/s
Sunday
4 december
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20°C
17°C
23°C
4.6 mm
6 m/s
Monday
5 december
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21°C
19°C
23°C
6.2 mm
8 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for La Palma


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Frequently asked questions

Where is La Palma?

La Palma is an island belonging to Spain. It lies in a straight line 8,369 km from Islamabad. La Palma is part of the Canary Islands.

The coordinates of La Palma are:

  • Latitude: 28.6535944
  • Longitude: -17.8633104

The GPS coordinates are 28° 39' N, 17° 51' W

How long is the flight to La Palma?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to La Palma is approximately 11 h. 30 min.

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How many inhabitants does La Palma have?

La Palma has 81,486 inhabitants.

How big is La Palma?

The surface area of La Palma is 729 km². It is 1092x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of La Palma?

The capital of La Palma is Santa Cruz de la Palma.

What is the currency of La Palma?

On La Palma, the Euro (EUR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 1 December 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.005 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 189.74 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 0.53 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 18,973.77 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of La Palma?

The area code to call La Palma is +34.

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