Lanzarote, the most easterly of the Canary Islands, lies in the Atlantic Ocean just 100 km off the coast of Africa. Lanzarote is 60 km long north to south and only 20 km wide.

The island comprises of seven municipalities: Arrecife (the island’s capital), Haría, San Bartolomé, Teguise, Tías, Tinajo and Yaiza. There are three tourist resorts: Puerto del Carmen (the largest resort), Costa Teguise and Playa Blanca.

The island enjoys an average temperature of 22ºC all year-round with a mild dry climate. Average daytime temperatures range from about 21ºC in January to 29ºC in August.

Annual rainfall is just 140mm (5.5 inches). With year-round sunshine and very little rainfall, Lanzarote is the perfect destination at any time of the year.

Local weather forecast

Jul 25, 2021 - Sun
Arrecife, ES
few clouds
22°C few clouds
Wind 13 m/s, N
Humidity 78%
Pressure 762.07 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
sun jul 25
sky is clear
23/22°C 9 m/s, NNE 69% 762.82 mmHg
mon jul 26
sky is clear
23/21°C 10 m/s, N 79% 762.07 mmHg
tue jul 27
sky is clear
23/20°C 10 m/s, N 74% 760.56 mmHg
wed jul 28
overcast clouds
22/20°C 9 m/s, N 77% 760.56 mmHg
thu jul 29
broken clouds
22/20°C 9 m/s, NNE 77% 761.31 mmHg