Lanzarote weather in January (Canary Islands)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in January. The average maximum daytime temperature in Lanzarote in January lies at 19.2°C (66.56°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 15.4°C (59.72°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is a dry month with an average of 26mm (1.0 inches) of rain. There are generally around 3 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 204 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Lanzarote, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 59 °F  
Max Temperature 66 °F  
Chance of Rain 12%  
Precipitation 1 in  
Rainy days 4 days  
Humidity 68% *  
Sunshine 204 hrs *  

Where to stay in Lanzarote

Where to go in Canary Islands in January

Find out more about the weather in Canary Islands in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? For visitors traveling to Lanzarote we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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