The best times to visit Lanzarote for ideal weather are

October 22nd to June 17th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Lanzarote Travel Info

Weather in Lanzarote


Average temperatures in Lanzarote vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 84th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Lanzarote, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 86.5°F (30.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.7°F (22.1°C) at night.

Lanzarote Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Lanzarote Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Lanzarote Perceived Temperature (F)


Lanzarote Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Lanzarote Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 70.5 63.5 58.3
Feb 71.1 63.6 58.4
Mar 74.1 65.2 59.7
Apr 76.1 67.1 61.7
May 78.9 69.8 64.5
Jun 81.1 72.4 67.3
Jul 84.5 75.4 70.1
Aug 85.9 76.5 71.3
Sep 83.7 75.2 70.3
Oct 81.5 73.5 68.2
Nov 76.6 69.2 64
Dec 72.5 65.9 60.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 21.4 17.5 14.6
Feb 21.7 17.6 14.7
Mar 23.4 18.4 15.4
Apr 24.5 19.5 16.5
May 26.1 21 18.1
Jun 27.3 22.4 19.6
Jul 29.2 24.1 21.2
Aug 29.9 24.7 21.8
Sep 28.7 24 21.3
Oct 27.5 23.1 20.1
Nov 24.8 20.7 17.8
Dec 22.5 18.8 15.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lanzarote are June, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Lanzarote? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Lanzarote.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lanzarote (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.7
Feb 4% 0 0.5
Mar 3% 0 0.3
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 1% 0 0.1
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 5% 0 0.4
Nov 6% 0 1.6
Dec 4% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.8
Feb 4 0 1.3
Mar 3 0 0.8
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 1 0 0.3
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 5 0 1
Nov 6 0 4.1
Dec 4 0 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Lanzarote has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (55.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (64.6%).

Wind in Lanzarote is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 15.9 knots (18.4 MPH or 29.5 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 23.7 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lanzarote.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Feb 10.4 Gentle breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Mar 11.1 Significant breeze 18.4 Significant breeze
Apr 11.4 Significant breeze 18.3 Strong breeze
May 11.9 Significant breeze 18.8 Significant breeze
Jun 13.1 Significant breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Jul 15.9 Significant breeze 22.7 Significant breeze
Aug 15.1 Significant breeze 21.9 Strong breeze
Sep 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Oct 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Nov 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Dec 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.1%
Feb 60.6%
Mar 59%
Apr 57.3%
May 55.4%
Jun 58.2%
Jul 58.8%
Aug 60.1%
Sep 64.6%
Oct 64%
Nov 61.9%
Dec 62.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Lanzarote?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Spain; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lanzarote, Spain is January, followed by August and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Lanzarote in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 69 in September means 69% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Lanzarote Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 72°F (22.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Lanzarote, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.2°F (29°C) and 73.3°F (22.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Lanzarote to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.8°F (22.7°C) and 69.9°F (21.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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