Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Weather June Averages, Canary Islands
With a subtropical climate and warm temperatures year round, the Spanish island city Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a popular destination, especially for Spanish and European visitors. As the city enters summer, it sees an average daily temperature of 23°C , just a couple of degrees lower than the warmest month, August. Average low temperatures during June are around 19°C in the evenings and highs are around 26°C during the day.
A warm but moderate summer, the temperature during June in Las Palmas is more similar to the Spanish capital of Madrid than during other seasons. However, it's much drier in Las Palmas. June is one of the sunniest months of the year for the city, with an average of 11 hours of sunshine during the day and a 67% chance of a sunny day offering plenty of sunlight for tourists to explore the city and enjoy the beaches. A mostly dry month, Las Palmas receives an average of 1.5 mm of rain over 2 days in June. There is only a 2% chance of rain.
The sea temperature begins warming up for the summer, reaching an average of 20°C in June, which may be a bit cool still for some, but most beach goers will find it's perfect for splashing around. There's a 94% chance of a windy day during this windy summer month in Las Palmas, but tourists can still enjoy most beach activities like sailing and parasailing on the days with a lighter breeze.
As schools are out and tourists are embracing summer, June can be a busy month in Las Palmas, filled with opportunities to take advantage of the sunshine and warm weather. The wind keeps the area from being too dry or warm, making it a great spot for those looking to get out of the summer heat.
Where to Stay:
The Loft Apartments are centrally located on the western side of Las Palmas and offer just three lofts, keeping the feel very cozy and apartment-like more than like a big hotel. Despite being a small place, The Loft still offers a rooftop terrace with hammocks, laundry service, and free Wi-Fi. Each room has a kitchen and bathroom. You'll feel right at home while staying in these apartments.
For a fully immersive experience, visit Wavia Hotel (adults only). Wavia goes beyond normal hotel standards by offering photography tours, scuba diving and beach yoga, in addition to tour planning services that let you explore the city on your own. The hotel offers every comfort, from the basics like free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, to breakfast served on the beach and a personal bathrobe. If you're looking for a resort-style hotel, Wavia is the answer.
Just minutes from the Playa de las Canteras, Lua Lua Hostel offers budget-friendly accommodations with private rooms and four-bed dorms. All guests have access to the shared kitchen and living areas, and each room has free Wi-Fi. A highly rated hostel in Las Palmas, Lua Lua is a great starting point for tourists hoping to explore the city.
Things to Do:
The wind in Las Palmas makes for excellent sailing and there are several courses available for beginners to learn how to sail on the Atlantic ocean. With the wind in your hair and the gorgeous waves below, this is an excellent way to see Las Palmas from the sea and enjoy the skyline from a unique point of view.
When you're ready for a break from the wind, head indoors to find out more about a famous Canarian author. In 1843, the Canary Island writer Benito Perez Galdos was born in historic Las Palmas. Casa Museo de Perez Galdos chronicles the 19 years Galdos spent in this house before moving on to Madrid. Guided tours explore the upstairs rooms with a reconstruction of the author's study and various personal items.
Hit the Beach:
Playa del Confital is really an extension of the popular Playa de las Canteras. However, this beach has secluded coves and a more natural feel all the way from the rocks and plants that dot the coastline to the swimmers who prefer to go nude. A bit quieter than Las Canteras, yet still centrally located and easy to get to, this is a great beach to head to after a couple of days at Las Canteras.
Eating and Drinking Out:
Smile Cooking is a cooking club more than a restaurant. Cooking experiences feature countries all over the world and immerse guests by teaching them how to make delicious dishes. A kid's cooking club makes this place a family favorite for experiencing food.
A bright interior and exposed brick wall make Zoe Food a cheerful, fun place to get breakfast or lunch. The cafe menu features vegetarian dishes made from fresh, local ingredients. For any health nuts visiting Las Palmas, Zoe Food is a must-have.
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