Weather in Gran Canaria, Spain in October

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October is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Gran Canaria. October is a good month for swimming in Gran Canaria with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Gran Canaria in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Gran Canaria in October

The average maximum temperature in Gran Canaria in October is 26°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in Gran Canaria in October is 23°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Gran Canaria in October is 21°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Gran Canaria in October

The average day light hours per day in Gran Canaria in October are 11.5 and there are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Gran Canaria in October is typically 7.4 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Gran Canaria in October

The average sea water temperature in Gran Canaria in October is 21.7° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Gran Canaria in October

The average total rainfall in Gran Canaria in October is 2cm and on average there are 5.3 rainy days in October making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Gran Canaria in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Gran Canaria in October is 19° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 19° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Gran Canaria in October is typically 79.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 77.6% in the previous month and 78.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Gran Canaria in October is typically 66.6%. The average relative humidity is 65.9% in the previous month and 63.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Gran Canaria in October

The average maximum wind speed in Gran Canaria in October is typically 32kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 37kmh in the previous month and 32kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Gran Canaria in October is typically 19kmh. The average wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Gran Canaria in October is from the North.

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