What’s the weather like in Gran Canaria in January?
January is winter in Gran Canaria, but the island still enjoys mild and relatively warm temperatures compared to other European destinations. The weather in Gran Canaria in January is generally mild and pleasant, making it an ideal time to visit for those looking to escape the cold winter weather in their home countries.
Average daily temperatures
The average daily temperature in Gran Canaria in January ranges from 17°C (63°F) to 21°C (70°F). Although it can be cooler in the evenings, especially in the mountainous areas, the temperature during the day still allows for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Visitors can expect comfortable weather during their stay on the island.
Sunshine and rainfall
Despite being winter, Gran Canaria still enjoys plenty of sunshine in January. The island receives an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day. Rainfall in January is minimal, with an average of 19mm spread over 4 days. This makes it one of the driest months in Gran Canaria, giving visitors a great opportunity to explore and enjoy the outdoor activities without much interruption from rain.