The weather in Gran Canaria is the first great gift that awaits any traveller when they come to visit the island, as this weather helps to understand why Gran Canaria is one of the so-called “lucky islands”.
A subtropical climate that favours the cultivation of practically any type of vegetation, the close and friendly character of its people, the elaboration of an exquisite and varied gastronomy, and the pleasure of enjoying the beach.
Furthermore, the weather in Gran Canaria makes that the most adventurous tourists can enjoy the best conditions when they are exploring the most incredible hidden corners of the island.
The geographical situation of the Canarian archipelago together with the trade winds, favour very mild atmospheric conditions, with few contrasts of seasonal temperatures, or cloudiness and rainfall. So, we could say that the weather in Gran Canaria is guaranteed when it comes to enjoy the perfect holidays.
Even the so-called “donkey’s belly”, which is cloudiness that mainly affects the weather in Las Palmas during the summer season, does not detract from this city any attribute to be qualified by many travel magazines as the city with the best climate in the world.
In any case, the orographic peculiarities of the territory make it possible to find a varied richness of climatic nuances. Therefore, the weather in Gran Canaria is different depending on if you are at the north or the south of the island. The weather also varies from the coastal areas to the highest points inland.
In general, the temperature in Gran Canaria doesn’t vary a lot. During the winter the average ranges between 10 and 12º of minimum, and 18 and 20º of maximum. During the summer, it becomes between 14 and 18º of minimum, and between 26 and 30º of maximum. All of this, with a low annual rainfall of between 10 mm collected in the south of the island and 800 mm collected in the north.
At Lopesan Hotel Group, we are committed to the idea of making that all our visitors get an unforgettable experience and the best memory of their passage through the island. That is the reason why we are going to propose you different ways to make the most of your time in Gran Canaria during your next holidays.
To begin this section, we are going to provide you with some tips that will help you to make the most of your time in those days to disconnect.
In this sense, our Abora by Lopesan Hotels are the perfect choice, since you can alternate activities and timeshare with your times of peace and tranquillity. This way, you and your partner will have a respite while the little ones enjoy the best activities for children with total security.
Now that you know how you can make the most of your time in Gran Canaria, we are going to see some of the proposals that you shouldn’t miss during your next holidays in the island.
Golf is the perfect sport if you want to train while you relax yourself and enjoy the typical treats of the holidays. Golf will force you to walk, but without being exhausted and you can enjoy the amazing weather while you enjoy the astonishing views of the precious fields offered by this type of facilities.
Water sports at the south of the island
If you prefer to enjoy a good adrenaline rush, you will surely love to practice surf and in the impressive waves of Maspalomas beach. Maybe you prefer to feel the speed practicing water ski or be relaxed in the heights while you practice parasailing. The island offers endless opportunities to do sports in the south of Gran Canaria and thus be able to enjoy your vacation to the fullest.
For those who love nature, Gran Canaria has a wide variety of routes and alternatives when it comes to discovering wonderful places — such as Roque Nublo, where you can make some of the most memorable snapshots of your holidays.
Discover beautiful and picturesque villages like Tejeda. We encourage you to park your car and continue discovering this charming town. Then, continue the route that will take you to its unique natural landscapes.
Spend part of your time visiting spectacular natural monuments located at about two thousand meters of altitude, from which you can contemplate a wonderful panoramic view of the island. If you visit some of the most spectacular caves in Gran Canaria, you will find surprising things for sure.
In addition to all these things — which are just some of the many proposals that we will unveil in successive publications — don’t forget to visit Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is the capital city of the island and it will also offer you many interesting plans — such as tours, its historic centre, museums, and shopping areas to buy typical products and souvenirs.
Now that you know how is the weather in Gran Canaria throughout the whole year and some of the best ways to make the most of your time in the island during your holidays, let us treat you as you deserve. Don’t hesitate to contact us!