Weather in Lanzarote in April 2019

The weather in Lanzarote in April is superb making this month one of the best for tourism. April is one of the top times to pay this beautiful Canary Island a visit. Below we provide all the information you will need to know about what to expect in Lanzarote in April.

The sub-tropical climate and incredible beaches here attract millions of tourists per year. April is no exception with the promise of average temperatures of around 21 Celsius to enjoy. Most of northern Europe will be at least 10 Celsius colder with many places freezing. Lanzarote is also one of the hottest of the Canary Islands around this time.

El Tiempo en Lanzarote en Abril

Weather in Lanzarote in April

The daily high temperature in Lanzarote during April is a hot 24 Celsius. The low temperature of 17 Celsius will likely be as cold as it gets in the evenings. April has seen a record temperature of over 35 Celsius so expect plenty of hotter days than the average. The hot air from the Sahara to the east can send the temperature and humidity soaring. This same hot air will likely yield a dense haze at times which will reduce visibility

The weather in Lanzarote in April will be at it’s hottest towards the end of the month. The beginning and mid April will see an average temperature of 19 – 20 Celsius. The end of the month will see this rise to 21 – 22 Celsius with plenty of much hotter days also.

Rainfall in April

The rainfall in Lanzarote during April will be at a premium as is the case for most of the Canary Islands. There is usually only 1 -2 days rain during this month. As summer approaches, rain will become even more scarce. If you happen to get rain during your visit it will likely only be a short shower. This can often be welcomed if the humidity is high due to the Sahara Desert hot air.

Sea Temperature

Playa de Papagayo, Lanzarote

The sea temperature in Lanzarote in April is 19 – 20 Celsius. This may be on the cold side at the beginning of the month for some. The previous spring months see the sea temperature at it’s lowest yearly level. The sea should peak at 20 Celsius during the middle and towards the end of the month. The super beaches will now begin to become busier and the sea will be warm enough for a swim.

Hours of Sunshine

The hours of sunshine in Lanzarote during April now increases to 9 hours. The previous months see 8 hours on average with the next 4 months rising to 10 hours. If you visit towards the end of the month the hours of sunshine will be closer to 10 hours. This should be plenty to top up the tan on one of the many vast beaches.

Lanzarote Weather in April Facts

Below are some facts about the weather in Lanzarote in April.

  • The average daily temperature is 19 Celsius
  • The Sea temperature is 19 Celsius
  • There are 9 hours of sunshine
  • Average of 1 – 2 days of rainfall
  • Daily high of 24 Celsius
  • Daily low of 17 Celsius
  • Hot air and sand from the Sahara can increase the temperature a lot
  • Driving can be harder and visibility can be much lower with the hazy conditions
  • April in Lanzarote has seen a record temperature of over 35 Celsius