As a winter-sun destination, Gran Canaria is a winter-sun destination, the temperature is comfortable both by day and night and the sea is warm enough to swim in. Pack a hoodie and light jacket just in case the wind whips up from the Atlantic. 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 March.
What's the temperature like in Gran Canaria during March?
The temperature is extremely stable in March with average highs of 19℃ and lows just 2℃ lower at 17℃. 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 March?
On average, there will be 5 rainy days during the month, amounting to 3.1mm 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 March?
The water around Gran Canaria is around 19℃ during March. 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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Gran Canaria Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
17th May 2021 by Two Monkey's Travel15 best things to do in Gran Canaria, Spain
Gran Canaria is one of Spain’s Canary Islands, off northwestern Africa. Las Palmas or popularly known as Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital city. It’s popular for its black lava and white sand beaches. But what other places can we explore in Gran Canaria? What other adventures can we do? In this article, we’ll let you know all the things that you could possibly do while enjoying your stay on this wonderful island. ...
27th January 2021 by Two Monkey's TravelHow to spend 3 days in Gran Canaria, Spain
Gran Canaria is one of Spain’s Canary Islands, off northwestern Africa. Las Palmas or popularly known as Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital city. It’s popular for its black lava and white sand beaches. But what other places can we explore in Gran Canaria? What other adventures can we do? In this article, we’ll let you know all the things that you could possibly do during the weekend while enjoying your stay on this wonderful island of Gran Canaria. ...
12th February 2021 by AndyCheapest places to holiday in November
With the chilly weather setting in at home, November is just the right time to get away for some sunshine. Best of all, you can find fantastic deals in popular destinations, where there’ll be fewer crowds and more space for you on the sand!Keep your eyes peeled for cheaper flight deals, discounts on attractions and all-inclusive packages, ready to pack your bags for a November adventure. Here’s a look at our top picks.Beach HolidaysGran Canaria, Canary IslandsThe temps are definitely cooler...
9th February 2021 by Inside the Travel LabThe Canarian potatoes recipe: How to make Papas Arrugadas
Papas arrugadas. They may look as though they’re just potatoes with more wrinkles than Mick Jagger and a crusting of salt on the top but…No, hang on, it’s true. The recipe boils down (ho-ho!) to potatoes and, er, salt. Some daring souls throw in a splash of lemon juice but I suspect that’s because they feel embarrassed to list a “recipe” with only two ingredients....
Weather in Gran Canaria
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Gran Canaria