The best times to visit Santa Cruz de Tenerife 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.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Travel Guide
Weather in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Average temperatures in Santa Cruz de Tenerife 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 83rd 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 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 86.6°F (30.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 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.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Perceived Temperature (F)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Santa Cruz de Tenerife 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife are June, July, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (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
Santa Cruz de Tenerife has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (48.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (58.7%).
Wind in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by June and August. April’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
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||4.1||Light breeze||6.2||Light breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||6.5||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.4||Light breeze||7.1||Light breeze|
|Apr||4.7||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.5||Light breeze||6.8||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.6||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.5||Light breeze||7.3||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.5||Light breeze||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.3||Light breeze||7.3||Light breeze|
|Oct||4||Light breeze||6.5||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Dec||4.1||Light breeze||6.3||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Santa Cruz de Tenerife?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 13, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 70°F (21.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.8°F (28.2°C) and 73.1°F (22.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Santa Cruz de Tenerife to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.2°F (22.3°C) and 69.5°F (20.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.