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

Oct 17, 2021 - Sun
Arrecife, ES
clear sky
21°C clear sky
Wind 1 m/s
Humidity 78%
Pressure 763.57 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
mon oct 18
sky is clear
25/22°C 5 m/s, NNE 61% 763.57 mmHg
tue oct 19
broken clouds
24/22°C 6 m/s, NNE 62% 764.32 mmHg
wed oct 20
broken clouds
24/22°C 7 m/s, NNE 76% 765.82 mmHg
thu oct 21
few clouds
24/22°C 8 m/s, NE 77% 765.82 mmHg
fri oct 22
scattered clouds
22/21°C 10 m/s, NNE 71% 765.07 mmHg