Lanzarote Weather July Averages, Canary Islands
What's The Weather Like in Lanzarote in July?
How Hot Is Lanzarote In July?
July is the second warmest month after August. The average temperature for the island is 24°C, created by average highs of 28°C during the day and 20°C after dark.High temperatures and sunshine are almost guaranteed every day.
Highest and Lowest Temperatures June Temperatures
The hottest temperature ever registered in Lanzarote in July is 42.9°C, which was recorded in 2004 at Lanzarote Airport. The coldest temperature was 15.4°C, recorded in July 1974.
Does It Rain in July in Lanzarote?
The average amount of rain that falls in July is zero, so you'll be incredibly unlucky if you do see any rainfall this month.
July Sunshine Hours
Throughout July, Lanzarote boasts an average of ten hours of sunshine every day, plenty for enjoying long days on the beach or relaxing outside.
Is The Sea Warm In Lanzarote In July?
Because of Lanzarote's year-round warm temperatures, the average sea temperature for the waters around the island is also mild throughout the year, especially in June when it's 21°C.
Is Lanzarote Windy in July?
July is usually the windiest month of the year for Lanzarote when wind speeds vary gentle to strong breezes. But the wind rarely rises to high winds.
Siroccos and Calimas in July
Sand storms blown over from the west coast of Africa (known locally as siroccos and calimas) are a common occurrence throughout the year in Lanzarote especially during summer. Although they don't pose any real danger, these weather conditions do bring with them low visibility and incredibly high temperatures as much as10°C higher than usual.
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Lanzarote Hotels in July
Hotel Casa del Embajador
The four-star Hotel Casa del Embajador is located on the south coast of Lanzarote in Playa Blanca, overlooking the beaches of La Bocaina and Playa Blanca. This complex is made up of 13 traditional white-washed Canarian houses built in the 20th century with wooden green accents. And since it's a privately-owned complex, it's perfect for holidaymakers looking for a more friendly, personalised service. There are 12 double rooms and one suite, each of which boasts views over to Fuerteventura and Isla de Lobos, full bathroom with bath and shower and living room/bedroom with satellite TV.
There are no facilities, such as swimming pool or restaurant, within the hotel, but there is a bus stop just 500m away which you can use to get into the centre of the resort, where you'll find a plethora of international bars, restaurants, shops and supermarkets. The highlight of Hotel Casa del Embajador is its location just 20m away from the sea and 200m away from the nearest beach.
For something more comprehensive, try Hotel Floresta. This three-star hotel is situated in Puerto del Carmen, just a stone's throw away from Los Pocillos beach, and is full of family-friendly facilities, such as outdoor swimming pools, children's game area, table tennis, mini golf and kids' club. Other amenities include free WiFi access at reception, outside gym, international buffet restaurant and bar. Accommodation comes in the form of one-bedroom, two-bedroom and adapted apartments, each of which is decorated in bright primary colours and features air conditioning and satellite TV. Room only, bed and breakfast and all inclusive options are available.
Apartamentos Guacimeta Lanzarote
Apartamentos Guacimeta Lanzarote is also located in a quiet part Puerto del Carmen, just a five-minute walk from Matagorda beach. This complex is comprised of 58 one-bedroom apartments which are spread out over two levels. Each unit was renovated in 2005 and features modern décor with American-style kitchen, living room with sofa bed and satellite TV and private bathroom with shower and paid WiFi access.
Within the hotel you'll find a mini market, swimming pool, pool bar which serves drinks, meals and snacks and restaurant which serves vegetarian and vegan cuisine. The centre of the resort is just 2km away, where you'll find a wealth of local and international restaurants, bars, cafes and nightclubs, plus supermarkets and shops.
H10 Timanfaya Palace
H10 Timanfaya Palace is perfect for holidaymakers in search of a bit of luxury. This four-star adults-only hotel is located on the seafront at Playa Blanca and features Spanish-Arabian décor, plus the Middle Eastern Kasbah restaurant with specialist Mike's Coffee cafe. Other dining options include La Bocaina Restaurant with buffet food and show cooking, La Geria poolside restaurant, Tahiche Lobby Bar and Montaña Roja Disco Bar.
There are loads of other onsite amenities and services, including two outdoor swimming pools, one indoor heated pool, nudist sunbathing area, outdoor Jacuzzi, chill out terrace, tennis courts, mini golf and boutique. Accommodation is provided in the form of standard and superior double rooms, privilege superior rooms and junior suites, each of which boasts modern décor with neutral greys and beiges and free WiFi access.
Be Live Family Lanzarote Resort
When it comes to family resorts in Lanzarote, Be Live Family Lanzarote Resort is a top pick. This resort is found in Costa Teguise and offers all sorts of family-friendly facilities, such as kids' club, swimming pool, games room, playground and cinema. But the adults aren't left out the hotel also has a spa with sauna, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, fresh water pools and beauty centre which offers massages, facials, treatments, manicures and pedicures. It's also located just steps away from El Ancla beach which features golden sand and calm seas perfect for swimming.
Onsite dining options include international buffet restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, pool bar which serves drinks and snacks, lobby bar which serves alcohol and soft drinks and gourmet restaurant which serves top quality cuisine. Accommodation comes in the form of standard double rooms, superior double rooms, junior suites and suites, most of which come with sea views and all of which come with full bathroom with hairdryer, living room/bedroom with satellite TV and fridge. WiFi is also available for an extra charge.
Lanzarote Beach for July
El Lago Verde
Make the most of the summer sunshine and head for the beach during your holiday in July. If you want to avoid the summer crowds, spend a few hours at El Lago Verde. This bay is located in Yaiza and is usually very quiet, making it perfect for holidaymakers who want to avoid the summer crowds. El Lago Verde translates into English as "The Green Lake", which is exactly what it is a lake which is coloured green from the suspended plant organisms which live inside it.
It's situated on the edge of a half-submerged volcano and is connected to the sea by underground tunnels. Although El Lago Verde isn't suitable for swimming, the clean sea just metres away from the lake is. However, the waves are often quite rough and there are lots of rocks to climb over before you reach the sea, so take care. The sand here is volcanic and black and there are no services or facilities except for a large car park so make sure you take your own shade and food with you.
The winds are at their strongest and most consistent during summer, whilst the waves are in a more reliable and calm state at this time of year, making July a great month for newbies and intermediate level surfers to surf. Clandestino Surf Adventure is based at Famara Beach, a beach with right waves, beach breaks and strong swells which are caught by the beach's huge arc of sand. This surfing school offers lessons in surfing, stand up padel boarding, scuba diving and kite surfing for beginners, intermediate surfers and professionals, as well as yoga classes, massages, hiking excursions and WiFi access at the surf school. You can choose to sign up for a course or opt for one of the fully immersive water sport holidays which include daily classes and accommodation.
Things to do in July in Lanzarote
If the high summer temperatures get a bit too much for you, seek shade inside the Lanzarote Aquarium in Costa Teguise. With so many people on the beaches and by the pool at this time of year, July is a great month to visit if you want to have the aquarium almost to yourself. This aquarium is the largest in the Canary Islands and is home to 33 individual tanks which are filled with a total of more than one million litres of water.
Most of the species at the aquarium are local to the waters around the Canary Islands, such as gilthead seabream, turtles, clown fish, blowfish and hermit crabs. The highlights of the aquarium include the underwater tunnel and central shark tank which are filled with more 500,000 litres of water and three interactive tanks, where visitors can touch several marine species, including star fish and sea cucumbers.
Big Blue Sea Diving Centre
Get more up-close-and-personal with the local marine life by signing up for a diving trip with Big Blue Sea Diving Centre. This diving school is based in Playa Blanca and offers all sorts of diving courses and lessons, from one-off try dives for complete beginners to comprehensive PADI courses for experienced divers. Dives take place off the shore in Playa Blanca, off the shore in Costa Teguise and far out at sea from a boat, according to what type of course you're doing and what you want to see.
The owners of Big Blue Sea Diving Centre have plenty of experience helping nervous first-timers get to grips with scuba diving, making it ideal for anyone worried about safety. When you go scuba diving in Lanzarote in July, you'll be in with the chance of spotting shoals of tuna, sardines, trumpetfish, trevailles, barracuda, nudibranchs, golden sponge snails and sandy crabs.