Mix of rain, wind and low chances of snow this weekend in the Canary Islands

Published on February 25, 2022
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According to Aemet's forecast, the weather this weekend is likely to be characterized by rains, strong wind and even snow on the peaks of Tenerife and La Palma. 

Friday's forecast - February 25

In the north and interior of the mountainous islands, the weather will be cloudy with weak precipitation, which may be locally more intense.

The minimum temperatures will be slightly rising in the mountainous islands, and they will slightly drop in the rest of the archipelago. North component wind, with some intervals of strength on the eastern and western slopes, as well as in the midlands and high areas. In the east of the archipelago, the wind will not be as intense. 

Saturday's forecast - February 

In regards to Saturday, Aemet announced that on the mountainous islands the wind will probably register strong gusts on the summits, where wind speed could reach up to 70 km/h locally. There's also a low probability that during the early morning it will snow lightly on the high peaks of Tenerife and La Palma.

The weather will be mostly cloudy, with rain in the forecast in the north areas of the western islands and also in Gran Canaria, which could be locally persistent and in the form of showers.

In the rest of the islands and areas, probable occasional rainfall, which will be weak in general.

Temperatures with few changes or in slight decrease.

In the case of the mountainous islands in the archipelago, Aemet also warned about wind with strong intervals on the summits and eastern and western slopes, where very strong gusts could punctually reach 70 km/h. In Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, wind from the north with strong gusts starting at noon.

The maximum temperatures will be 21°C in both Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, with a minimum of 16°C in both capitals as well.

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