Lanzarote
weather, climate and best time to visit


Lanzarote is the closest to Africa and its favorable location makes it, along with Fuerteventura, one of the warmest Canary Islands. Here you are assured of a sunny vacation. The weather of Lanzarote is characterized by plenty of sunshine! It hardly rains during the year and the whole island is always warm. There is always wind on Lanzarote, so you may need to wear a cardigan in the evening. These trade winds ensure that it doesn't get blisteringly hot here.

Lanzarote is known for its volcanic landscape with more than 300 volcanic cones. You get the idea here as if you were in a whole other world. There are also beautiful beaches, interesting sights and plenty of choice in restaurants and hotels.

The government is busy improving the hiking trails and the number of overnight accommodations along these trails has increased in recent years. So for both the beach and hiking enthusiast, this is a good place to be. The weather is excellent all year round.




Best time to visit Lanzarote

The best time to visit Lanzarote, Spain is January through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. On the island of Lanzarote, the warmest month is August with 23°C and the coldest is February with 18°C. The highest water temperature is 24°C and at its coldest the water is 20°C.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Lanzarote, the monthly temperatures or the most rain. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Lanzarote by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 19 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 23 23 22 20
Water temperature (°C) 21 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 23 23 21
Precipitation (mm) 5 7 6 3 5 2 2 10 5 28 12 7

Weather data from: Arrecife

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Lanzarote weather

The weather for Lanzarote over the next 14 days will be 23°C till 31° with a few days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 21°C.

The weather forecast for Lanzarote is based on the weather in Arrecife.

5-day weather forecast Lanzarote

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Wednesday
17 august
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23°C
20°C
0.2 mm
20%
9 Bft
NNE
21°C
11
Thursday
18 august
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23°C
20°C
0.1 mm
20%
9 Bft
NNE
21°C
11
Friday
19 august
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24°C
20°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
NNE
21°C
11
Saturday
20 august
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26°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
E
21°C
5
Sunday
21 august
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26°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
7 Bft
SSE
21°C
11

View the 14 day weather forecast for Lanzarote


Climate Lanzarote

The island Lanzarote has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Lanzarote is 21° degrees and there is about 92 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 277 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 6.

Lanzarote

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 19 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 23 23 22 20
Night temp. (°C) 17 17 17 18 19 20 21 22 22 22 20 19
Water temp. (°C) 21 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 23 23 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 7 6 3 5 2 2 10 5 28 12 7
Days with rain 5 5 5 5 2 2 2 3 3 6 7 5
Dry days 26 23 26 25 29 28 29 28 27 25 23 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 9 8 9 10 9 9 9 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 3 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Weather data from: Arrecife

Lanzarote weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Lanzarote?

Lanzarote is an island belonging to Spain. It lies in a straight line 7,986 km from Islamabad. Lanzarote is part of the Canary Islands.

The coordinates of Lanzarote are:

  • Latitude: 29.046854
  • Longitude: -13.589973

The GPS coordinates are 29° 2' N, 13° 35' W

How long is the flight to Lanzarote?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Lanzarote is approximately 10 h. 50 min.

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What are the airports on Lanzarote?

These are the airports on Lanzarote:

  • Lanzarote Airport in Arrecife

How many inhabitants does Lanzarote have?

Lanzarote has 145,084 inhabitants.

How big is Lanzarote?

The surface area of Lanzarote is 846 km². It is 941x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Lanzarote?

The capital of Lanzarote is Arrecife.

What is the currency of Lanzarote?

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

Exchange rates on 17 August 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 Lanzarote?

The area code to call Lanzarote is +34.