Weather Averages for Lanzarote in June
Averages for Lanzarote in June
In June, the average temperature in Lanzarote, Canary Islands increases from 21.5°C at the beginning of the month up to 23°C by the end. Daily highs rise from 25°C up to 26°C and daily lows rise from 18°C to 20°C as the month progresses.
In recent times, the highest temperature ever recorded for Lanzarote in June is 40.7°C which was recorded on June 21st in 2011. The lowest temperature which has ever been recorded on the island during this month is 12.4°C which was recorded on June 5th in 1975.
June is a superb time to visit Lanzarote, when the weather is warm and sunny and the resorts are relatively quiet before the crowds hit for the summer holidays. You’ll be perfectly comfortable in beachwear during the daytime – don’t forget your suntan location and sunglasses – and will get away with shorts and sleeveless dresses on an evening.
In June, the average sea temperature for Lanzarote is around 21°C. Most tourists find this temperature perfect for swimming, which is why there are so many swimmers and sunbathers on the beach at this time of year.
Throughout June, Lanzarote receives an average of 0mm of rainfall! Precipitation is extremely unlikely between May and August in the Canary Islands, but if you’re unlucky enough to experience some rainfall during your holiday, it will probably be drizzle, light rain or moderate rain.
The rainstorm which produced the most precipitation ever to hit Lanzarote in June took place on June 25th in 1995 and only resulted in 1.2l/m2 of rainfall. Not surprisingly, it was that June which saw most rainfall than any other since records began, when the month received a mere 1.2l/m2 of rainfall – all of which fell in a single day.
The longest rainstorm which ever affected Lanzarote in June took place in 2011, when the island was affected by rainfall on one single day – proof as to how unlikely precipitation is on the island at this time of the year. June 2006 was the wettest June in Lanzarote since records began, when the island received rainfall on a total of three days throughout the month.
Aggressive sand storms which are blown over from the west coast of Africa (referred to locally as calimas and siroccos) commonly occur throughout the year in Lanzarote – especially during the summer months. Although they don’t post any real danger, these weather conditions do bring with them scorching temperatures – up to 20°C higher than usual – very low visibility and a general discomfort for everyone.
Las Conchas Beach in Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Dates for the diary
- On June 13th 2014, the Fiestas de San Antonio de Padua are celebrated in Guime. These fiestas are a great opportunity to learn about the local culture and include photography exhibitions, folk music, sports events, children’s activities, music concerts, street processions, bingo, wine tasting, comedy shows and religious events.
- The Lanzarote Wine Run takes place on June 15th in 2014 in Geria. A must for sports enthusiasts and wine lovers, this event sees runners race through Lanzarote’s wine region for the chance to win their weight in wine. Those who walk the route will be invited to sample some of the region’s best wines. A culinary programme will also be featured, hosted by local restaurant owners and chefs.
- Corpus Christi is celebrated in Lanzarote in the middle of June. Whilst events are held all across the island, the biggest and best festivities usually take place in Arrecife. The highlight of the celebration is the decorative carpets made of coloured sea salt, sand and flowers which line the streets around the Church of San Ginés.
- Noche de San Juan takes place on June 23rd in 2014 in celebration of the summer season. Celebrations take place throughout the island, with huge bonfires and firework displays on the beaches. It’s traditional for young male locals to leap over the fire to prove their masculinity and as a symbol of leaving the past behind and moving into the future.
- June 24th in 2014 marks the San Juan Bautista festival in Haría. This religious festival is held in honour of the village’s local saint and begins on the night of the 23rd with a procession from the church square to the market.
- June 25th in 2014 sees the San Pedro Fiesta take place in Máguez. This festival is packed full of traditional and cultural activities, including musical concerts and theatrical events held in the streets and indoor venues.
Cueva de los Verdes in Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Things to do
- Make the most of the warm sea temperatures and go diving during your holiday in Lanzarote in June. Atlantis Diving Lanzarote is one of the most highly recommended diving schools and offers all sorts of courses, including beginner, intermediate, advanced, professional and specialist. Diving sites are located all along the coast, including at Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen, Mala, Arrecife, Lobos and La Graciosa.
- If the summer sunshine gets a bit too much for you, take shelter at Cueva de los Verdes in Haría. This network of caves is fascinating to explore and features at least 16 different volcano openings, spread out amongst six miles of underground passageways. Cueva de los Verdes is open daily and hour-long tours are held several times each day in various languages.
- With highs of up to 26°C, June is a great month to hit the beach. El Reducto Beach is the most popular in Arrecife, but since June is a relatively quiet month, you’ll have plenty of space to relax and enjoy your surroundings. Here you’ll find soft golden sand which gives way to clear waters perfect for swimming in. Onsite facilities and services include: sun loungers, shades, bus stop, restaurants, showers, changing areas, toilets, lifeguards, parking and telephones.
- Wind conditions are at their strongest between May and August, making June a fantastic time to try your hand at some wind-based water sports. Lanzarote Surf – Kite – SUP offers all sorts of water sports – as the name suggests – including surfing, kite-surfing and stand up paddle boarding. You can choose to sign up for one of the various courses or immerse yourself completely into a camp which includes daily lessons and accommodation.
- Avoid the length queues and long waiting times of summer by visiting Aqua Park in June. This family-friendly water park is located in Costa Teguise and offers all sorts of aquatic activities, including water slides, swimming pools and interactive games for children and adults alike. There are plenty of sun loungers available throughout the water park, as well as bars and restaurants where you can re-energise.
Aquarium in Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Where to stay
- The four-star Los Jameos Playa is found on a quiet part of Lanzarote, in Los Pocillos. Here you’ll find accommodation in the form of standard double rooms, junior suites, suites and family rooms, many of which come with views. Each room comes equipped with: furnished balcony or terrace, air conditioning, safe, desk, satellite TV, telephone, WiFi and private bathroom with hairdryer. Onsite facilities and services include: fitness room, spa and wellness centre, animation team, tennis courts, swimming pools, kids’ pools, kids’ club, playground, laundrette and babysitting.
- The three-star H10 Lanzarote Gardens is an all-inclusive hotel located in Costa Teguise. Here guests can choose between apartments and bungalows, each of which features: well-equipped kitchenette, terrace or balcony, TV, private bathroom with hairdryer and safe. Onsite services and amenities include: swimming pool, kids’ pool, WiFi access, internet corner, tennis court, massage services, laundrette, free parking, bars and restaurants.
- Montana Club Suite Hotel is located in the centre of Puerto del Carmen. Here you’ll find accommodation in the form of suites which can sleep up to four people. Each suite features: air conditioning, heating, WiFi access, sofa bed, satellite TV, well-equipped kitchenette, safe and alarm clock. Onsite services and facilities include: free WiFi access, internet corner, snack bar, restaurant, pool table, excursion booking, swimming pool, solarium, parking, bar and airport shuttle.
Monumento al Campesino in Lanzarote, Canary Islands