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Gran Canaria weather in October

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Gran Canaria’s gentle transition from summer to autumn comes in October as the temperatures begin to dip at night, but the sea is still warm and there are still lots of sunny days.

Temperatures
Average minimum: 20.1 °C Average maximum: 26.4 °C
Humidity
68 %
Rainfall
19 mm
Sunshine
7 hours
Wind
12.6 mph

Temperature

While October may be the final month of summer on Gran Canaria, it remains ideally warm for most of the time thanks to an average daily maximum temperature of 26.4 °C, which is only half a degree cooler than September. With lower wind speeds than the previous month, it helps keep the island feeling warm and summery for those seeking a late break.

 

Rainfall

By the standards of Gran Canaria, October sees more rainfall than any other month in the island’s summer season with an average of 19mm. However, that is still low compared with many Mediterranean resorts. Most of the rain falls in the northwest of the island and across the mountains, leaving the southeast usually dry and cloudless.

Sunshine hours

While the days enjoy plenty of warmth, the sun shines for seven hours a day, on average. There should be few clouds on most days and the prevailing wind usually shifts them away quickly.

 

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