Gran Canaria, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gran Canaria, Spain? If you're planning to go to Gran Canaria, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Gran Canaria, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Gran Canaria, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gran Canaria, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gran Canaria, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Gran Canaria, Spain by month

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January

If you are traveling to Gran Canaria in January, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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February

If you go to Gran Canaria in February, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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March

March for Gran Canaria is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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April

Traveling to Gran Canaria in April, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Gran Canaria is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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June

June in Gran Canaria is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

Traveling to Gran Canaria in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you go to Gran Canaria in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Gran Canaria during October, you might find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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November

Traveling to Gran Canaria in November, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Gran Canaria in December, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Gran Canaria, Spain

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Gran Canaria.

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