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    Canary Islands

    El Médano weather and climate

    Canary Islands

    El Médano weather and climate

     

    Day

    23 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    19 °C

     

    Precipitation

    23 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    4 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    68 %

     

    Day

    23 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    19 °C

     

    Precipitation

    23 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    4 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    68 %

    Overview: El Médano
    El Médano, a serene coastal town located in Spain, is characterized by its tropical climate which injects warmth into its atmosphere year-round. Daytime temperatures span a spectrum, starting at about 21 °C (70 °F) in the cooler month of January and gradually peaking at an inviting 29 °C (85 °F) in the warm month of August. Minimal rainfall graces the region in July, with a scarce 0 days of precipitation, contrasted by December, the month with the most abundant rainfall, measuring in at 6 days of showers. The sea, a definitive feature of El Médano, reaches its warmest state in September, boasting temperatures of 24 °C (74 °F), while the nippier waters of March dip to 19 °C (66 °F). As night falls, temperatures gently descend from a mild 15 °C (59 °F) in January to a balmy 21 °C (70 °F) in September. Given this delightful climate, visitors can enjoy ample sunshine, moderate wind speeds, and varying levels of humidity throughout the year.

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    Last week's weather in El Médano

    Average daily temperature during the week of 19 February 2024 - 25 February 2024 was 24 °C (75 °F), average minimal (night) temperature was 18 °C (64 °F). The current temperatures are slightly above the long-term average for El Medano, with the daily and nighttime temperatures being 21 °C (70 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F), respectively. In the beginning, Monday was hottest day of the week. The average temperatures during different times of day (local time) were following: 7am 18 °C (64 °F), 10am 21 °C (70 °F), 1pm 24 °C (75 °F), 4pm 24 °C (75 °F), 7pm 21 °C (70 °F), 10pm 20 °C (68 °F).

    The week had 7 days without rain. During the whole week, total of 0 mm (0.00 in) of precipitation was observed, which is below the long term average for El Medano, which is 7 mm (0.28 in). From dawn to dusk, there was an average of 18 % cloud coverage during the day. There was a meteorological observation of haze.

    The wind's speed averaged 7.2 m/s. The prevailing winds blew from the East and North-East. The air pressure varied between 1022 hpa and 1028 hpa. The air in El Medano had an average humidity of 60 %.

    On average, there were 11 hours clear skies, 1 hour partially overcast skies and 0.5 hours overcast skies during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). At 07:38, on average, the sun rose, and at 19:01, the sun set.

    Weather overview for El Médano

    Weather overview

    El Médano, a serene coastal town located in Spain, is characterized by its tropical climate which injects warmth into its atmosphere year-round. Daytime temperatures span a spectrum, starting at about 21 °C (70 °F) in the cooler month of January and gradually peaking at an inviting 29 °C (85 °F) in the warm month of August. Minimal rainfall graces the region in July, with a scarce 0 days of precipitation, contrasted by December, the month with the most abundant rainfall, measuring in at 6 days of showers. The sea, a definitive feature of El Médano, reaches its warmest state in September, boasting temperatures of 24 °C (74 °F), while the nippier waters of March dip to 19 °C (66 °F). As night falls, temperatures gently descend from a mild 15 °C (59 °F) in January to a balmy 21 °C (70 °F) in September. Given this delightful climate, visitors can enjoy ample sunshine, moderate wind speeds, and varying levels of humidity throughout the year.

    January weather

    As January unveils itself in El Médano, the daytime temperature dips to a mild 21 °C (70 °F), and the sea cools to a refreshing 20 °C (67 °F), marking the beginnings of a cooler season. Observing the descent in rainy days,we find the number parring down to 4 days, whereas rainfall volume begins to decrease this month. The night chills to its coldest at an average of 15 °C (59 °F). Palpable in the air is the high point of humidity, reaching 73 %.

    February weather

    February's arrival in El Médano heralds the increment of rainy days, which now sum up to 5 days. As the sun becomes gradually more present, tallying roughly 7 hours, the sea's mercury makes a parallel descent, 19 °C (66 °F) being the new normal.

    March weather

    March in El Médano sees the sea temperature dipping to its annual low of 19 °C (66 °F), even as the land warms up marginally with daytime temperatures reaching 23 °C (73 °F). The quantity of rain shrinks, now totaling 23 mm (0.91 in), and the rainy days also see a reduction, standing at 4 days. The evening air grows moderately warmer, relaxing at 16 °C (61 °F).

    April weather

    April's narrative in El Médano is one of continued decrease in rainy days, down to 3 days, and diminishing rainfall, tapering to 13 mm (0.51 in). A notable rise in sun hours emerges, heralding the onset of the dry season.

    May weather

    With May's advent, daylight temperatures climb to a congenial 24 °C (76 °F) in El Médano and the ocean temperature commences its ascent, warming to 20 °C (68 °F). The dwindling number of rainy days sticks to the trend, now recorded at 1 day, while rain volume also sees a reduction, down to 3 mm (0.14 in). The burgeoning count in sun hours becomes evident, clocking 8 hours.

    June weather

    As El Médano segues into June, the day temperature soars further to a toasty 26 °C (79 °F), with the sea temperature rising in unison to a warm 21 °C (70 °F). The evening too warms up, averaging an agreeable 19 °C (66 °F). The day's length reaches its zenith this month. Sun-laden hours mount, now peaking at 9 hours.

    July weather

    July in El Médano pronounces the tourist season with daytime temperatures reaching an appealing 28 °C (83 °F), sea temperatures feeling optimal at 22 °C (72 °F), and the number of rainy days plummeting to a sparse 0 days. A crescendo in sunny hours breaks records, with the gauge hitting 10 hours.

    August weather

    As August reaches its peak, so does El Médano's day temperature, now at its highest for the year. Concurrently, the sea temperature witnesses an upturn, reaching 23 °C (73 °F). The vibrant tourist season reflects the peak of the dry period too. Despite elongated daylight hours earlier, a subtle decrease in sun hours makes itself known.

    September weather

    September's narrative in El Médano is marked by the sea's warmth, reaching a yearly high of 24 °C (74 °F) while the day temperature begins its gradual retreat, cooling to 28 °C (83 °F). The nascent rise in rainy days is noticeable, and the night's warmth is at its maximum. A lessening in sun hours could also be discerned this month.

    October weather

    El Médano's October brings a mild downturn in day temperatures, now registering at 27 °C (80 °F). Concurrently, the night temperature begins to indicate the approaching cooler season. Rainy days make a discernible ascent, while the volume of rain similarly shows an increase. Sun hours, following suit, witness a decline.

    November weather

    The narrative of November in El Médano involves a continued decrease in day temperatures that now hover at 24 °C (76 °F), while the sea also begins its seasonal cooling. The incline in rainy days persists, tallying up to 6 days, and precipitation volume concurrently rises. The calmest wind speeds of the year can be felt, averaging 4. The night steps back from its October warmth, dialing down to 18 °C (65 °F).

    December weather

    December in El Médano closes the year with a further dip in day temperatures, now showcasing an average of 23 °C (73 °F). The sea's temperature follows suit, descending gradually. The height of rainy days is reached this month, with the reading at 6 days. Darkening skies translate to the shortest sun hours, and shorter days are featured in December.

    FAQs

    What's the usual night temperature in January in El Médano?

    The temperature during the night typically settles at around 15 °C (59 °F) in El Médano.

    How many hours of sun does El Médano enjoy in February?

    In February, there's an average of 7 hours of sun daily in El Médano.

    What is the trend in sea temperatures during March in El Médano?

    In March, the sea temperature hits its yearly minimum, registering roughly 19 °C (66 °F).

    What change occurs in the amount of precipitation during April?

    April experiences a continued decline in rainfall with a scant 13 mm (0.51 in).

    How does the sea temperature begin to change in May?

    In May, the sea temperature starts a gradual increase, heading towards 20 °C (68 °F).

    What's the condition of the daytime temperature in June?

    June sees the daytime temperature continue its ascent to a sizzling 26 °C (79 °F).

    How conducive is July for tourism based on the climate?

    July with it's gleaming 28 °C (83 °F) days and ideal 22 °C (72 °F) seawater offers optimal conditions for holidaymakers.

    What's the prevalent day temperature in the peak of August?

    During the peak of August, day temperatures hit their zenith, basking at an impressive 29 °C (85 °F).

    Does September still offer warm sea temperatures?

    Indeed, in September, the sea is at its warmest, radiating a welcoming 24 °C (74 °F).

    How do day and night temperatures change as October arrives?

    As October sets in, both day and night temperatures start to descend, with daily averages around 27 °C (80 °F).

    What is noted about daytime conditions in November?

    Daytime conditions in November are marked by a palpable cool down, with temperatures averaging 24 °C (76 °F).

    How does December's climate round off the year in El Médano?

    December rounds off El Médano’s year with cooler temperatures and a higher frequency of rainy days.

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