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Lanzarote Weather in December, Spain


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Lanzarote Averages December

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    6 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    4 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    29 mm

Lanzarote Daily Averages December

December, 2024

1 Avg 20º 68º
2 Avg 19º 66º
3 Avg 19º 66º
4 Avg 19º 66º
5 Avg 18º 64º
6 Avg 18º 64º
7 Avg 19º 66º
8 Avg 20º 68º
9 Avg 20º 68º
10 Avg 19º 66º
11 Avg 19º 66º
12 Avg 18º 64º
13 Avg 18º 64º
14 Avg 18º 64º
15 Avg 19º 66º
16 Avg 19º 66º
17 Avg 18º 64º
18 Avg 19º 66º
19 Avg 19º 66º
20 Avg 19º 66º
21 Avg 18º 64º
22 Avg 18º 64º
23 Avg 19º 66º
24 Avg 18º 64º
25 Avg 18º 64º
26 Avg 18º 64º
27 Avg 18º 64º
28 Avg 18º 64º
29 Avg 18º 64º
30 Avg 18º 64º
31 Avg 17º 63º
Avg Historical Daily Average

What's The Weather Like In Lanzarote In December?

December is the ideal time to visit Lanzarote if you want to escape the cold, blustery conditions back home and soak up six hours of daily Canary Islands' sunshine. And with an average sea temperature of 20°C, it's warm enough for swimming in the sea.

What's Lanzarote Like At Christmas?

Lanzarote at Christmas has some of the warmest temperatures in Europe for the festive season. And while daily sunshine is almost guaranteed, there is a high chance of overcast days and the odd shower.

This means you'll be comfortable in shorts and T-shirts during the day, but it's wise to bring a few pairs of thin trousers and jumpers in case it gets a bit chilly, especially if there's a sea breeze blowing.

Previous Christmases were sunny with temperatures rising to an average of 22°C at the warmest part of the day.

How Hot Is Lanzarote In December?

In December the average temperature for the island is 19°C, created by average highs of 22°C during the hottest part of the day and lows of 15°C.

How Much Does It Rain In Lanzarote In December?

Across the month, an average of 29mm of precipitation falls across the island over the course of four wet days

Check the forecast page here.

Is It Windy In Lanzarote In December?

Over the course of a typical December, wind speeds range between light and moderate breezes, rarely rising to anything stronger.


The chances of you experiencing a calima on your holiday are quite rare in December, These unpleasant forms of weather are created by sand storms blown over from the west coast of Africa. 

Lanzarote Hotels in December

Apartamentos Fariones

Apartamentos Fariones is a three-star complex situated just a short walk away from the beach in Puerto del Carmen and the promenade which is lined with international bars, restaurants and tourist shops. The one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments on offer are laid out around two outdoor swimming pools both of which are heated in winter. The pools are surrounded by two sunbathing terraces, one hot tub and well-maintained tropical gardens, creating a colourful and relaxing atmosphere.

Onsite dining options include one casual café-bar by the pool and one more sophisticated indoor restaurant which serves meals buffet-style and offers show cooking for entertainment. There's also one bar which serves soft drinks and alcohol to laid back background music until midnight each night. Guests staying here can also enjoy, free WiFi access and a discount at the Fariones Sports Centre.

Iberostar Lanzarote Park

If you prefer to have everything paid for in advance, consider staying at Iberostar Lanzarote Park. This family-friendly hotel is located directly on Playa Flamingo beach and just a short walk away from plenty of bars, restaurants, cafes, shops and supermarkets, making it ideally-located for a family holiday with the little ones. Here you'll find all kinds of facilities and services for everyone to enjoy, from seven outdoor swimming pools, sunbathing terraces with loungers and free WiFi access throughout to various kids' clubs for different ages, playground and a spa.

The all-inclusive programme covers food and drink at two different venues: Papagayo Restaurant which offers buffet dining and the Salon Jameos Bar which boasts nightly entertainment. There's also the Mirador Pool Restaurant, but you'll have to pay extra to eat and drink here. Accommodation at this complex comes in the form of double and family rooms, most of which boast sea views. Each unit is decorated with bright blue and yellow shades inspired by the nearby beach and offers satellite TV, free WiFi access and a small fridge.

Jable Bermudas Apartments

For something a bit more budget-friendly, check out Jable Bermudas Apartments, located in the centre of Puerto del Carmen, just metres away from the nearest beach and close to loads of bars, restaurants and shops. This complex is comprised of spacious one-bedroom apartments on the ground and first floors the units on the first floor come with sea views. Each apartment comes complete with a kitchen with hob, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee machine, so you can cook all your own meals if you feel like it.

Free WiFi access is also provided throughout the resort, including in the guestrooms. Most of the resort's activity takes place around the pool area where you'll find one large swimming pool, one smaller children's pool, sunbathing terrace with loungers and parasols and pool bar which serves snacks and drinks throughout the day. There's also an onsite supermarket with international products, padel court, mini golf, gym, games room and children's play area.

Hotel Costa Calero

Hotel Costa Calero is a top pick if you're looking for somewhere to spend a romantic Christmas holiday in Lanzarote. Located just steps away from the harbour in Yaiza, this four-star complex is best known for its superb 3,000m2 spa which covers indoor and outdoor areas. The spa is comprised of an indoor saltwater pool with waterfalls and water jets, Jacuzzi, hydromassage beds, bubble chairs, Roman baths with music therapy, saunas, indoor and outdoor relaxation zones with loungers and 24 wet and dry cabins for individual treatments.

The pools aren't limited to inside the spa there are four outdoor swimming pools within the complex, too, all of which are heated in winter, plus free WiFi access throughout, hair salon and a shuttle bus into Puerto del Carmen. For the little ones there are two different kids' clubs for children aged 4-12, playground, one games room with four computers and an Xbox and family-friendly entertainment.

When it comes to dining options, there are two restaurants within the hotel La Magdalena which serves Canarian and international cuisine and the Oyambre Restaurant which serves a buffet al fresco, plus three different bars. Here guests can choose between double rooms, one-bedroom suites and family suites here, each is decorated in cool coastal colours and comes with satellite TV and WiFi access.

Lanzarote Beach for December

Jameos del Agua

During December, the strong swells around Lanzarote create immense waves which measure between 1.5m and 4m in height. If you're an experienced surfer and would like to practice the sport whilst on holiday, head to the beaches at Jameos del Agua. These beaches are suitable for intermediate to advanced surfers and are known for the rocky volcanic reef point break which is incredible when there is a big swell.


Things to do in Lanzarote in December

Museo Agrícola El Patio

If you're unlucky enough to get a rainy spell during your December holiday in Lanzarote, take shelter by popping into the Museo Agrícola El Patio. This museum provides you with an insight into the history of the island and the culture of its people. Whilst many of the items in the museum are lacking descriptions or explanations, it's fun to imagine or work out what they were used for yourself. The highlight of the museum for many is the wine tasting at the end which is included in the price of the entrance fee.

Coastal Walk Between Charco del Palo And Arrieta

The cool December temperatures also create the perfect conditions for hiking. The 

coastal walk between Charco del Palo and Arrieta is a top pick for holidaymakers and is fairly relaxed, making it suitable for people of all fitness levels. You'll see loads of fantastic sea and mountain views along the walk, so make sure you take your camera with you. The hike ends at the beach at Arrieta, so it's worth taking your swimming stuff with you and some change so you can enjoy a cool drink at the beachside bar before you head back to your resort.

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