Tenerife Yearly Weather & Average Monthly Temperatures

This page contains detailed information about the yearly weather in Tenerife. We provide monthly temperatures of both the sun and sea with rainy days and other statistics. Here you will also find a short analysis of each month of the year.

Yearly Weather In Tenerife

The weather in Tenerife is among the best in Europe during winter and spring. This is also the case for the other Canaries which yield hot summers and mild winters. The warmest weather here tends to arrive between the months of June until September. It´s coldest here around February leading up to spring.

Difference Between The Weather In Tenerife South & North

Tenerife south tends to see the warmest conditions throughout the year. Some of the warmest resorts include Playa de las Americas, Costa Adeje and Los Cristianos. Volcano Teide shields these locations from some of the colder northern weather. As a result it´s generally a little cooler in the north of the island. Northern Tenerife is also much greener than the southern areas due to more rainfall.

Typical Monthly Temperatures

MonthTemperature   
January17 °C (62 °F)
February17 °C (63 °F)
March18 °C (64 °F)
April19 °C (66 °F)
May20 °C (68 °F)
June21 °C (70°F)
July23 °C (73 °F)
August24 °C (75 °F)
September23 °C (73 °F)
October22 °C (72 °F)
November20 °C (68 °F)
December19 °C (66 °F)

Weather During January, February & March

January

January sees a small decrease in temperature from December as it begins to get cooler. This month has a typical daily average temperature of 17 Celsius. The high now is a warm 20 Celsius with a low of 14 Celsius. January usually has 3-4 days of rainfall which is less than half that of December, the wettest month here. The sea temperature also decreases to 20 Celsius.

February

February is the coldest time in Tenerife as the temperatures continue to decrease. This month tends to see a daily average temperature of 16-17 Celsius. The high now remains at 20 Celsius as does the low of 14 Celsius. This can fall further closer to March which is another cold month here. February usually sees 5 days of rainfall with the sea temperature falling to 19 Celsius.

March

March does see a little improvement in temperatures but this month can be as cold as February. This is usually the case at the start of the month. The temperature now increases to 18 Celsius with a high of 21 Celsius and low of 15 Celsius. The sea temperature stays at 19 Celsius but days of rain decrease to 3 days. March is one of the top months to pay a visit to Tenerife.

Weather In Tenerife In April & May

April

April is another great month to pay a visit as temperatures continue to improve. This month sees the daily outside temperature increase to 19 Celsius. The high temperature now creeps up to 22 Celsius with a low of 17 Celsius. April also enjoys an increase in sea temperature which is now 20 Celsius. Rainfall also becomes rarer during this spring month with 1-2 rainy days.

May

As one may expect, temperatures see another increase during May. The average temperature now increases to a warm 20 Celsius. This month also sees the high increase to 23 Celsius with a low of 18 Celsius. Historically, May sees 1-2 rainy days with roughly the same amount of rain as April. The sea temperature does improve again though to a warm 21 Celsius.

June, July, August & September

We will briefly touch on the summer months here as most will be aware these months are when it´s hottest in Tenerife.

June
The temperature during June increases to 21 Celsius with the sea warming to 22 Celsius. This month sees very little rain if any but the hours of sunshine increase to 10 per day.

July
July sees the temperature increase again to 23 Celsius whic is a shade below August. If you plan a visit now you should be aware that it can get much hotter here. The record temperature here during July is 42.9 Celsius.

August
August is usually the hottest month across Tenerife but July and September can be just as hot. The average outside temperature now climbs to it´s year high of 24 Celsius. You can expect most days to be hotter though so don´t forget the suncream.

September
September usually sees the temperature decrease slightly to 23 Celsius. It will likely be very hot here still at least until the end of the month. September tends to see more rainfall after very little the previous 3 months.

Monthly Sea Temperature

MonthTemperature   
January17 °C (62 °F)
February17 °C (63 °F)
March18 °C (64 °F)
April19 °C (66 °F)
May20 °C (68 °F)
June21 °C (70°F)
July23 °C (73 °F)
August24 °C (75 °F)
September23 °C (73 °F)
October22 °C (72 °F)
November20 °C (68 °F)
December19 °C (66 °F)

Weather In Tenerife In October, November & December


October
October is another warm month here with conditions excellent to pay a visit. The outside temperature sees a small decrease to 22 Celsius. This month sees a high of 24 Celsius and a low of 19 Celsius. Conditions remain perfect for a swim with the sea temperature now 24 Celsius. October does see a big increase in rain though with 7-8 rainy days.


November
November is one of the cheaper times to pay a visit to Tenerife and the weather remains good for the most part. The outside temperature does fall to 20 Celsius and there is usually a lot more rain. It tends to rain here for 8-9 days during November but the precipitation is much greater than November. The sea temperature also falls to 21 Celsius now.


December
December is popular time to visit Tenerife and especially around Christmas. Many choose to see Xmas and the New Year in abroad. The outside temperature now falls to 18 Celsius but the sea remains at 21 Celsius. December is usually the wettest month by far here with a big increase from previous months. You could see up to 10 rainy days if visiting during this month.