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

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

When to go to Tenerife, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Tenerife, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Tenerife, Spain by month

January

January here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Tenerife during February, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Tenerife is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Tenerife 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 (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Tenerife during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Tenerife in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently 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:

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

August

August here 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:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

September

September 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:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

October

October for Tenerife is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tenerife is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Tenerife in December, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tenerife, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tenerife, 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 Tenerife
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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