Lanzarote weather in May (Canary Islands)

Curious about the May weather in Lanzarote? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Lanzarote, May is characterized by high temperatures and almost no rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 24°C, while night temperatures can drop to 18°C.

Lanzarote in May usually receives almost no rainfall, averaging around 3.8 mm for the month. Typically around 1 day of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 290 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, typically offer the best circumstances. While tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Lanzarote climate page with graphs.


Lanzarote, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 18°C  
Max Temperature 24°C  
Chance of Rain 3%  
Precipitation 3.8 mm  
Rainy days 1 day  
Humidity 66%  
Sunshine 290 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Canary Islands in May

Find out more about the weather in Canary Islands in May 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Lanzarote in May?

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 May.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Lanzarote.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Canary Islands? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Canary Islands. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.