The weather in Lanzarote in May sees temperatures range between 22 °C to 26 °C. At night temperature can be near 17 °C. It can be hot and sunny, so going for a dip in the calm beach waters or your hotel or resort pool is a must. The blazing sun keeps the day long and temperatures range between 22 °C to 26 °C. At night temperature can be near 17 °C making it pleasant. Your best swimsuit along with sunscreen, sunhat, sunglasses are essentials during the day. The night temperature could dip so carrying a light jacket would be nice.
The average temperature in Lanzarote in May
The average high temperature in the day in Lanzarote in May is around 24°C
The average low temperature in the night in Lanzarote in May is around 16°C
What time does the sunrise and sunset in May in Lanzarote
The sun rises around 7:00 am and sets around 18:30- 19:00 pm in Lanzarote in January. The UV rays are still powerful even if its cloudy in Lanzarote sometimes in May. The best way to see the sunset in Lanzarote is on a Lanzarote sunset cruise
Does it rain in Lanzarote in May?
Average rainy days in Lanzarote in May are around 0 to 1 days a month
Average rainfall in Lanzarote in May is around 1mm
Is it warm in Lanzarote in May?
Most days in Lanzarote are warm and you will see many people around the beaches and the pools. You certainly won't mind the odd cloudy spell every now and again, and most hotels and resorts are equipped with lots of fun and entertainment activities indoors. During the day the temperatures are warm around 24°C to 26°C, though sometimes there may be cool winds blowing, you definitely won't want to forget to take along your swimsuit, sunscreen and flip flops. Evenings can be a little cold, so carrying a fleece or a light jacket along is good, and a quiet stroll along the beach every night is awesome, and at night can get a little colder reaching lows of 16°C.
But is Lanzarote hot in May?
Let's face it is hotter than the UK and Ireland and you can still get sunburned so if the question is Lanzarote hot in May we say yes! it can be it depends on what you are used to. We certainly recommend packing suncream as the weather in Lanzarote in May can vary and while it may look cloudy the UV rays are still shining through the clouds. But come sun or cloud there are so many things to do in lanzarote whatever the weather.
With the weather in Lanzarote in May, what clothes should you pack?
All the usual clothes should be on your list for the days in Lanzarote, certainly swimming clothes, shorts T-shirts and general summer clothes, we would, however, suggest packing something warm for the evening, just something light as also in Lanzarote it can get a little windy, you won't need your full-on winter coat. Socks are always a good one to keep your feet warm at night, hotels won't have heating its not needed neither do they provide quilts but most have warm blankets. You won't go wrong picking one or two warmer outfits but you probably won't need them.
How cold is the sea with the Lanzarote weather in May?
The average sea temperature in Lanzarote in May is around 19°C, it is a shock getting in but it will be warmer than most pools if you are in a hotel or apartment with no heated pool. May in Lanzarote is a lovely time of the year and you can even get yourself out on one of the many Lanzarote boat trips. If your pool is not heated fear not because in Lanzarote one of the two water parks opens all year round and their pools certainly take the chill off and you can have loads of fun on the slides and rides at the same time at the Playa Blanca waterpark Aqualava waterpark Lanzarote. They offer a bus service from Costa Teguise and Puerto Del Carmen also.
Things to do in Lanzarote in May
Like all months there are so many things to do in lanzarote and as May is a relatively quiet month although are plenty of events you will find most of the Lanzarote attractions will be peaceful. There will still be long waiting times at Timanfaya National Park so we always recommend taking one of the Timanfaya National Park tours as they will have priority entrance at the park. The Rancho Texas Park is of course open 365 days of the year and is a great day out for the whole family and there is also the Buggies Lanzarote tours which also have quads and trikes too and this is a great way to see the island.
Other activities which could keep you busy during May are:
- The Day of the Cross: This is Canary Island’s most colourful religious festivals taken place in the first week of May. It is celebrated with carpets of flowers decorating the public places and locals dancing in traditional costumes.
- Canary Island’s Day: This comes at the end of the month i.e., 30th May, bringing local traditions to light, with sports events, folk music and food tasting on the agenda.
- Ironman contest: This is held at the Club La Santa on 17th May. One of the most popular International events involving three races, a 3.8 km swim, a 180.2 km bike course and a 10.55 km run course.