Playa de las Americas Weather November Averages, Canary Islands
What's the weather like in Playa de las Americas in November
November is a fantastic time to visit Playa de Las Americas, Tenerife (Canary Islands) if you want pleasantly mild temperatures and don't mind the odd cloudy day. During this month, the resort experiences an average temperature of 23°C in the first few days, falling down to 20.5°C in the final few days.
Daily highs and daily lows change in a similar pattern, falling down from 26°C to 23°C and from 20°C to 18°C, respectively, as the month develops. Even though it only occurs on rare instances, temperatures have been known to rise above 29°C and fall below 16°C during November in Playa de Las Americas.
The highest temperature which has ever been recorded at the Reina Sofía south airport the closest weather station to Playa de Las Americas in November is 35.2°C, which was registered on November 9th in 1998. On the other hand, the lowest temperature ever registered at this weather station in November is 12°C, which was recorded on November 27th 2008.
During this month, Playa de Las Americas is subject to only 20mm (one inch) of rainfall which is divided between an average of three rainy days. With such a tiny amount of precipitation falling on so few days through the month, there is a very good chance you won't see even a drop of the wet stuff at all during your holiday in November.
The likelihood of rainfall making an appearance on any given day in November steadily rises as the month progress. Precipitation is least likely to fall on November 1st, when it only occurs in 13% of days, whilst rain is most likely to fall around November 27th, when it occurs in 17% of days.
If you are unlucky enough to experience some of the wet stuff during your holiday in Playa de Las Americas in November, it will most likely be drizzle, moderate rain or light rain. Although heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are both a possibility at this time of the year, you'll be pleased to hear that the resort is never affected by snowfall even in November.
The highest monthly rainfall ever experienced by Playa de Las Americas in November is 212.8 l/m2, which fell in November 1983. Not only is this the highest amount of rainfall ever experienced in the resort during November, but it's also the highest amount of rainfall experienced in the south of Tenerife in any month. At the other end of the scale, the lowest monthly rainfall ever recorded in Playa de Las Americas during November is 0 l/m2, which most recently occurred in 2009.
The greatest number of days which have ever seen rainfall in Playa de Las Americas in November is 11, which occurred in 1988. The maximum amount of precipitation ever experienced in a single day in the resort is 136 l/m2, all of which fell on November 19th in 1983.
Playa de Las Americas receives most of its annual rainfall between November and February each year and thanks to the lack of proper draining systems, the resort is prone to flash flooding whenever a significant amount of precipitation falls in a short time.
If you are unlucky enough to get a rainstorm during your holiday in November, it will probably be very heavy and over within a couple of hours at the most. The ever-present Canarian sunshine is quick to dry up any leftover flood water, meaning you can be back out on the beach the very next day.
Average Sunshine Hours
During November, Playa de Las Americas enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine every day that's one hour less each day than in October. Despite the decrease in sunshine hours, you'll still have plenty of opportunities to take it easy and work on your tan by the pool or at the beach.
Average Sea Temperature
If you do fancy hitting the beach during your holiday in November, you'll be glad to hear that the average sea temperature for the resort during this month is 22°C that's slightly cooler than in October. Although everyone feels water temperature differently, almost everyone will agree that 22°C is more than warm enough for all sorts of aquatic activities, including snorkelling, scuba diving, swimming and water sports.
Over the course of an average November in Playa de Las Americas, usual wind speeds range between 1 m/s (light air) and 9 m/s (fresh breeze) almost never going above 13 m/s (strong breeze). The highest average wind speed of 5 m/s (gentle breeze) tends to occur around November 30th, when the average daily maximum is 9 m/s. On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 5 m/s usually happens around November 1st, when the average daily maximum is 9 m/s.
In November, the length of the day in Playa de Las Americas is slowly decreasing, with a difference of 33 minutes between the first and last days of the month. The shortest day is November 30th with ten hours and 30 minutes of daylight, whilst the longest day of the month is November 1st with 11 hours and three minutes of daylight.
Whilst they're definitely more common during the summer months than the winter months, siroccos and calimas can affect the resort in any month of the year even in November. These uncomfortable weather conditions are caused when serious sand storms blow over the Atlantic from the west coast of Africa.
Fortunately, calimas and siroccos can both be predicted well in advance, so you can make alternate plans if you really want to. Although their presence is fairly predictable, the length of these weather conditions are very difficult to estimate they can last anywhere between a few hours up to ten days.
Even though they don't pose any real danger during the winter months, calimas are characterised by the very high temperatures, low visibility and dryness of air. Siroccos bring with them the same unpleasant conditions, with the added factor of very strong winds.
Playa de las Americas Hotels in November
Parque Santiago IV is one of the most popular complexes in Playa de Las Americas and it's no wonder why. Here you'll find a great selection of rooms to choose from, all of which are spacious and well-equipped, as well as a vast range of facilities, including swimming pools, bars, restaurants and supermarket.
If you'd like some luxury during your holiday in Tenerife, consider staying at Green Garden. Accommodation is available in the form of apartments and suites, many of which have pool, garden and sea views. There are plenty of amenities and services for guests to enjoy, including bars, restaurants, swimming pools, spa and gym.
For something a bit more budget-friendly, check out Club Olympus. Guests can choose from a variety of studios, one-bed and two-bed apartments, ensuring something to suit all group sizes. The list of onsite facilities is comprehensive and covers 24-hour reception, fitness centre, sauna, swimming pools, bar, restaurant, shops and mini market.
When it comes to quiet accommodation in Playa de Las Americas, it's tough to beat Parque Cristobal. Only a short walk away from the centre of the resort, this complex is comprised of spacious and comfortable bungalows close to the seafront. There is a handful of onsite amenities available for guests to enjoy, including swimming pools, Jacuzzi, solarium, sports activities and kids' club.
Villa Cortes is another great choice when it comes to top quality accommodation in the south of Tenerife. Here you'll find a selection of luxury suites available, as well as a vast array of facilities onsite, including bars, restaurants, swimming pools, solarium, private beach, parking, tennis court, spa and free WiFi access.
Playa de las Americas Beach for November
Families and couples looking for a beach to visit during their holiday in Playa de Las Americas should consider spending a few hours at Playa La Pinta. Here you'll find soft golden sand which provides you with ample room to build sand castles or soak up some rays. The sea here is protected by a number of wave breakers, which help to create the ideal conditions for paddling and swimming.
There are plenty facilities for everyone to enjoy, including sun lounger and shade hire, toilets, showers and a children's play area. There's also a great selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, supermarkets and shops just a stone's throw away on the promenade.
For something a bit quieter, head to the small sandy bay at Playa del Camisón. Here you can relax on the fine sand and work on your tan or enjoy a refreshing dip in the sea. There is a handful of facilities available for visitors to enjoy, including sun bed and shade rental, showers and beachside restaurant, with plenty of bars, restaurants and shops only five minutes away.
Bars and Restaurants
Seafood lovers won't want to miss the chance to dine at Meson Mediterraneo. This restaurant is praised for its top quality seafood paella which is always made freshly onsite. If you're dining with people who aren't keen on seafood, you'll be pleased to hear that there are plenty of vegetarian, meat and pasta dishes to choose from, too.
Teppanyaki Oriental Garden is a great place to go if you'd like a meal with a difference. At this eatery, not only do you get the chance to enjoy a fabulous dinner, but you also get to watch the chefs prepare it and serve it up at your table. As well as the teppanyaki, this restaurant also serves a plethora of Asian dishes, including sushi and curries, so there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Known as the place to be seen in Playa de Las Americas, Tibu is one of the best nightclubs in Tenerife. Decorated in a cool Eastern style, this club is the ideal place to go if you're in the mood to splash out. Here you can grab a cocktail at the bar and make yourself comfy on the sofas whilst listening to some of the latest tunes played by top DJs.
If you're in the mood to party until dawn, Tramps is the place to go. Boasting the reputation as the king of clubs, this nightclub is one of the most popular in Starco and always has a buzzing atmosphere. Tramps has an amazing line-up of resident DJs, a VIP area, a huge dance floor, four bars and a comfy seating area for a guaranteed incredible night out.
Things to do in Playa de las Americas in November
If you're looking for a way to spend the day together as a family, head to the Megabowl in Fañabe. Here you can enjoy a game or two of ten-pin bowling for very affordable rates. Not just a place for bowling, the Megabowl also features some arcade games, a bar and a restaurant. The best time to visit is a Saturday or Sunday evening when the main lights are turned off and are replaced by neon lights which create a cool disco scene.
Why not try your luck during your holiday at the Playa de Las Americas Casino. Here you can play loads of table games, including craps, roulette and sic bo. There are also a variety of slot machines, video poker and card games for you to enjoy. After you've had your fill of gambling, you can dine at the restaurant or relax with a drink at the bar.