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Gran Canaria is a warm winter destination for European travelers, but even so, many people wonder... does it ever snow in Gran Canaria? Is it possible to see snow on the island?
November is the month when temperatures start to drop and although it's as hot as it was during the summer season, the weather in Gran Canaria is still much great compared to what people living in continental Europe are getting.
Is it getting cold and rainy at home and you are looking for a bit of sun in Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles? Then you are looking at the right place because the Canary Islands are the top destination for Europeans when the cold season is just around the corner.
Are you looking to escape the autumn weather back home and come over to Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles? October is still a warm month, plenty of good weather and it's not as busy as in summer, except for when kids get their half-term holiday and families come over for a quick sunny break.
Are you wondering if September is a good month to come to Maspalomas? September is definitely still hot, no doubt about that. The island also get much quieter after the first half of the month, when most families with children have returned home for the start of the school year. For us, September is an amazing time to be in Gran Canaria.
September is a great month to visit Gran Canaria: it is still hot, rain is unusual and the island gets less crowded after the school starts in most European countries. So if you're looking for an adults only romantic trip to Gran Canaria September might be the perfect time to visit.
August is the perfect month to visit Gran Canaria only if you like it...HOT! The weather that is. There's no other way to describe the weather in August accurately. It is very similar to July, but slightly hotter.
There's no doubt about it: summer in Gran Canaria is HOT and July is one of the most popular months for family holidays. If you're looking for hot weather, then July is the perfect month for you.
Looking to book a beach holiday to Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles in August? August is considered the hottest month of the year and the thermometers definitely prove it. During the day you will often see temperatures around 30 °C, which is quite a lot given the fact that the UV index is high and so the sun usually feels like burning if you don't stay in the shade during midday hours.
Are you trying to plan your summer holiday and you're wondering if either Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles in July are a good idea? Although the Canary Islands might not be your first choice for a summer trip, Gran Canaria has so much to offer all year round, that you shouldn't discard it when looking for the right destination for your next family holiday.
Planning a summer holiday to Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles in June? In June the weather starts to really feel like proper summer, although the Canary Islands enjoy a rather privileged climate, which feels like spring all year round. This means that although it is warm, the weather is usually not overly hot, although the UV index is very high.
June comes with a significant increase in temperatures in Gran Canaria, which are also accompanied by the trade winds which are characteristic for the summer months in the Canaries.
April is somewhat of a transition month in Gran Canaria: the weather is starting to really warm up and the amount of rain the island sees drops by half compared to March. April 2020 was not a good month for tourism in Gran Canaria, since Spain went on lockdown due to the spread of Covid-19 and so hotels and all tourist establishments were closed. But by 2021 we hope that tourism will be able to return, in what will be the "new normality" after this world pandemic.
Although the weather in Gran Canaria is mild and sunny all year round, May is when the temperatures really start to rise and you know that summer is almost here. Unfortunately, holidays to Gran Canaria won't be possible in May 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. But we can all hope that by next year the situation will be improved and we will be able to travel again to our beloved Canary Islands.
Although March marks the beginning of spring, in most places in Europe it's still a cold month, with low temperatures and even snowfall. But this is not the case in Gran Canaria.
There's no better place in Europe than Gran Canaria for a warm and sunny holiday in February. The days are pleasantly warm with temperatures than often go over 20°C, which means that you can go back home with a tan after spending only a few days here.
Since the weather is warm and pleasant in Gran Canaria in January, the island gets busy at this time of year with tourists who come here to escape the hard winter back home.
We will say it from the start: Gran Canaria is an excellent destination for the winter holidays if you love warm weather and sunny skies!
The month of October can be a tricky one in terms of weather in Gran Canaria and in the Canary Islands in general. It's when the transition from summer temperatures to autumn starts and it may rain a bit and you may also get some cloudy days, but in general, the weather will still be warm enough to suntan and also swim in the ocean.
Gran Canaria is the second largest of the Canary Islands in terms of population and tourism, especially among visitors from European countries like the UK, Germany, Poland and all of Scandinavia.The island is filled with lovely beaches and also offers a diverse landscape, with many things to do for those visitors who wish to explore its best sights and attractions.
Maspalomas is a great winter destination if you prefer to escape the cold and spend your holidays in the sun. And what better month than December to feel the holiday's spirit in Playa del Ingles and Maspalomas, on the gorgeous island of Gran Canaria?
Looking to come to Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles for an early summer break? Or you want to plan come over for a family holiday during half term?
Are you planning to spend your spring holiday in Maspalomas in April? April is when the weather really starts to warm up after the mild winter that Gran Canaria enjoys. So if you're coming over for Easter it will probably be a sunny and warm one.
Are you thinking of booking a holiday to Maspalomas in March? Gran Canaria enjoys a great weather all year round and Maspalomas is located right in the south of the island, where the climate is most favorable even in winter and spring.
Planning to come on holiday to Maspalomas in February? The weather is what can make or break a long awaited holiday, so better check the weather forecast before deciding which month to book for your next trip to Maspalomas (Gran Canaria).
Thinking of coming on holiday to Maspalomas in January? The weather is what can make or break a long awaited holiday, so better check the weather forecast before deciding which month to book for your next trip to Maspalomas (Gran Canaria).