Lanzarote weather in May (Canary Islands)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Lanzarote in May lies at 22.5°C (72.5°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 17.6°C (63.68°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is extremely low with an average of 2mm (0.1 inches). There are generally around 1 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Lanzarote with 290 hours of sun during the entire month. May is known as one of the best months to visit Lanzarote.


Lanzarote, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 63 °F  
Max Temperature 72 °F  
Chance of Rain 3%  
Precipitation 0 in  
Rainy days 1 days  
Humidity 66% *  
Sunshine 290 hrs *  

Where to stay in Lanzarote

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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear 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

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