Fuerteventura weather

Our guide to the weather in Fuerteventura during May


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You'll find almost perfect conditions in Fuerteventura during May, with warm days, balmy nights, and seas perfect for swimming. Visitor numbers increase from May, so resorts fully open and are buzzing with people. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Fuerteventura, covering the last 12 years up to 2022, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Fuerteventura weather in May.

How warm is it in Fuerteventura during May?

The temperature is extremely stable in May with average highs of 21℃ and lows just 3℃ lower at 18℃. The UV index will be high at this time of year, so protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Try to limit exposure between 10am and 4pm. Apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every few hours, even if it's cloudy, or more frequently after sweating or swimming, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses too, and bear in mind that bright surfaces, such as sand and water increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Fuerteventura during May?

On average, there will be 3 rainy days during the month, amounting to 4.6mm 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 Fuerteventura during May?

The water around Fuerteventura is around 20℃ during May. 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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Fuerteventura Blog posts

From the UK's most popular travel bloggers


1st October 2021 by Two Monkey's Travel

15 best things to do in Fuerteventura, Spain

Fuerteventura is the second-largest Canary island in Spain. It’s greatest attractions are its beaches. It has the biggest and the best beaches in the Canaries. The island was declared a Unesco Biosphere in 2009. It’s popularly known as a holiday destination due to its white-sand beaches and year-round warmth cooled by constant winds. If you like water sports, then head to Fuerteventura as this gorgeous island is popular for its water sports such as surfing, windsurfing, and...


12th February 2021 by Andy

Cheapest places to holiday in January

Forget the typical New Year’s Resolutions of dieting, exercising and saving money – and kick the New Year off with a holiday instead! After all, it’s cold and you’ve probably spent far too much time indoors, wondering where to put all your Christmas presents.In the tropics, you’ll find perfect weather and the southern hemisphere is in sun-filled party mode for the entire month. If you’re not aching for the sun, but can’t wait to hit the slopes instead, Europe’s best ski resorts...


9th February 2021 by Inside the Travel Lab

The 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....


31st January 2021 by Backpacks and Bunkbeds

Surfing Fuerteventura - Video

OK so a couple of weeks ago I wrote all about how I went to Fuerteventura with Planet Surf Camps, with the aim of learning to surf all over again. I say all over again because whilst I have been to one or two surf camps in my time and reached a reasonable level of wave riding, my last surf experience before Fuerteventura was back in 2010 i.e a long time ago! Lets just say back then I was a little lighted, and agile....

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