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

Sep 23, 2020 - Wed
Arrecife, ES
broken clouds
30°C broken clouds
Wind 9 m/s, N
Humidity 37%
Pressure 760.56 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
wed sep 23
broken clouds
28/24°C 7 m/s, N 49% 760.56 mmHg
thu sep 24
broken clouds
27/25°C 1 m/s, N 53% 761.31 mmHg
fri sep 25
few clouds
27/24°C 6 m/s, NNE 52% 764.32 mmHg
sat sep 26
sky is clear
26/23°C 9 m/s, NE 60% 764.32 mmHg
sun sep 27
sky is clear
24/21°C 9 m/s, NNE 63% 763.57 mmHg