Canary Islands Weather in February 2019

The Canary Islands weather in February sees most temperatures hit their yearly low. At the start of the year is when these islands are at their coldest. The weather conditions in January and February are very alike in many respects.

Canary Islands Weather in February

This page contains information about the weather for the main islands during February. Below each section are links to extensive pages which go into far more detail about each island. You can use the orange links here to navigate to your island of choice.

Canary Islands Weather in February

The outside temperature across the Canaries falls to 18 Celsius on average. It tends to be quite wet during winter and spring with much of the annual rainfall arriving. February is also a wet month in comparison to others. Depending on where you go, the rainy days will range from 2 – 5 days during the month.

February also sees the sea temperature fall to it’s yearly low of 18 Celsius. March is the only other month when the sea will be as cold as now. This resource shows all the annual sea temperatures across the Canary Islands.

Canary Islands Weather in February Facts

Fuerteventuta and Lanzarote see the best weather in the Canary Islands in February. The temperature is identical to Gran Canaria but warmer than Tenerife.

These islands off the coast of Africa also see the least rainfall. There is rarely more than 3 rainy days. Tenerife sees the most rainfall with 4-5 rainy days.

The sea temperature is warmest around Tenerife with a top temperature of 19 Celsius. All the other main islands see the sea fall to 18 Celsius.

Canary Islands Weather in February, Tenerife

Tenerife is usually one of the colder and wetter of the Canaries in February. The outside temperature reaches it’s year low of 17 Celsius now.

This will be the last full month of winter before spring sees an increase in temperatures. Warm days will see a high temperature of 21 Celsius. On cold days, the temperature can fall to 14 Celsius which is the monthly low here.

Weather in Tenerife in February

Although February is one of the coldest months, the sea temperature is still 19 Celsius. This is the year low here which February shares will March.

Rainfall
February in Tenerife is one of the wetter months with around the same amount of rain as January. November and December see a lot more rainfall though. It usually rains for at least 4 days during this month.

Monthly Temperatures

Average Temp
17°C

Average High
21°C

Average Low
14°C

Sea Temp
19°C

Rainy Days
4-5

Sun Hours
8

Canary Islands Weather in February, Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria in February sees very similar conditions to Tenerife. These islands are close together so that should come as no surprise. There are a few differences though, one is the amount of rain and the other is the sea temperature.

The average daily temperature is also a touch warmer at 18 Celsius. February sees a high of 21 Celsius and a low of 15 Celsius.

Weather in Gran Canaria in February

The sea temperature also reaches it’s year low here of 18 Celsius. This is a touch cooler than Tenerife which is interesting when you consider how close they are.

Rainfall
Another interesting fact is that Gran Canaria sees much less rainfall. There are 3 rainy days but the precipitation is around a third less here.

Monthly Temperatures

Average Temp
18°C

Average High
21°C

Average Low
15°C

Sea Temp
18°C

Rainy Days
3

Sun Hours
7

Canary Islands Weather in February, Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura sees some of the best of the Canary Islands weather in February. Like Lanzarote, this island is much closer to the western coast of Africa. Conditions during the colder months are often better here.

The average daily temperature during February is 18 Celsius. This island sees a high of 21 Celsius on warm days and a low of 15 Celsius.

corralejo fuerteventura

The sea temperature here also reaches it’s year low of 18 Celsius. This will likely be warmer towards the end of the month.

Rainfall
The main difference here is the amount of rainfall and rainy days. February usually sees only 2 days of rainfall during the month. In fact, most months apart from December will see no more than 3 rainy days.

Monthly Temperatures

Average Temp
18°C

Average High
21°C

Average Low
15°C

Sea Temp
18°C

Rainy Days
2

Sun Hours
8

Canary Islands Weather in February, Lanzarote

Lanzarote sees very similar conditions to Fuerteventura during February. Much the same as the other major islands to the west. There is less rainfall here but most temperatures are on a par with it’s neighbour.

The average temperature in February in Lanzarote is 18 Celsius. The high here is also 21 Celsius with a low of 15 Celsius on cooler days.

Weather in Lanzarote in February

February here again sees the lowest sea temperature of 18 Celsius. This is the case for all seven Canaries during February and March. April usually sees an increase in the sea temperature in this part of the Atlantic.

Rainfall
February is actually the second wettest month here after December. Even so, there are usually only 3 days of rainfall during the month. The precipitation levels are much lower with less than half the rain of the western islands.

Monthly Temperatures

Average Temp
18°C

Average High
21°C

Average Low
15°C

Sea Temp
18°C

Rainy Days
2

Sun Hours
8