Gran Canaria, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January for Gran Canaria is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

February

February for Gran Canaria is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

March

March here is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

April

If you are 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

June

If you are traveling to Gran Canaria in June, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

July

July in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

October

October for Gran Canaria is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

November

If you are 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

December

If you visit Gran Canaria during December, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Gran Canaria
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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