The best times to visit Playa de las Americas for ideal weather are
October 15th to June 24th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Playa de las Americas Travel Guide
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Weather in Playa de las Americas
Average temperatures in Playa de las Americas 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 87th 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 Playa de las Americas, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 85°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.5°F (21.4°C) at night.
Playa de las Americas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Playa de las Americas Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Playa de las Americas Perceived Temperature (F)
Playa de las Americas Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Playa de las Americas 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Playa de las Americas are May, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.
When can you find snow in Playa de las Americas? 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 Playa de las Americas.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Playa de las Americas (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Playa de las Americas has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (49.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (61.4%).
Wind in Playa de las Americas is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by July and December. August’s average wind speed of around 12.4 knots (14.2 MPH or 22.9 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 early August where average top sustained speeds reach 22.6 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Playa de las Americas.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||10.3||Gentle breeze||17.3||Strong breeze|
|Feb||10.5||Gentle breeze||17.9||Strong breeze|
|Mar||10.7||Gentle breeze||18.9||Strong breeze|
|Apr||10.3||Gentle breeze||18.2||Strong breeze|
|May||9.6||Gentle breeze||17.5||Strong breeze|
|Jun||9.5||Gentle breeze||17.6||Strong breeze|
|Jul||11.5||Significant breeze||21.1||Strong breeze|
|Aug||12.4||Significant breeze||21.8||Strong breeze|
|Sep||8.9||Gentle breeze||16.2||Strong breeze|
|Oct||8.4||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||9.9||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
|Dec||10.8||Gentle breeze||17.6||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Playa de las Americas?
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 Playa de las Americas, Spain is January, followed by February and October. 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 Playa de las Americas in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Playa de las Americas Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 71.5°F (21.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 Playa de las Americas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.1°F (27.8°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Playa de las Americas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.2°F (23.4°C) and 70.6°F (21.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.