Gran Canaria weather

Our guide to the weather in Gran Canaria during February

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Average high

5

UV Index

3mm

Month rainfall

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Sea temperature

Gran Canaria is a winter-sun destination, and so you'll find February is pleasantly warm. It's an ideal month for hiking - not too warm with clear skies and little rain. The sea is warmer than you might expect for February and is comfortable for swimming. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Gran Canaria, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Gran Canaria weather in February.

What's the temperature like in Gran Canaria during February?

February is typically the coolest month in Gran Canaria. The temperature reaches around 19℃ during the daytime, falling away to 17℃ at night. The UV index will be moderate at this time of year, so not something to worry about for the average person. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's worth wearing a broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Gran Canaria during February?

On average, there will be 2 rainy days during the month, amounting to 2.5mm in total. That's almost nothing at all, therefore rain isn't something we think you need to consider. You're not likely to see a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Gran Canaria during February?

The water around Gran Canaria is around 19℃ during February. It will feel a little on the cool when first entering, but you'll warm up quickly. Most kids will have no problem with this temperature, but those who feel the cold are unlikely to want to swim.

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