La Palma
Weather, climate and best time to visit

La Palma is a paradise for the outdoors. With excellent opportunities for hiking, diving, paragliding and cycling. Wherever you are on the island, there is always an organisation nearby for a great activity.

It is one of the greenest Canary Islands, where you can still enjoy unspoiled nature. From the green forests in the north to the desert landscapes in the south and the serene pine forests in Parque Nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente. If you've seen all of this, you'll understand why the entire island has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Best time to visit La Palma

The best time to visit the island of on La Palma in Spain is from May until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in on La Palma is 24°C in August and the lowest is 19°C in January. The water temperature is between 20°C and 25°C.

La Palma has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in on La Palma or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather La Palma by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 19 19 19 19 20 21 23 24 24 24 22 21
Water temperature (°C) 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 25 23 22
Precipitation (mm) 5 6 9 4 2 2 2 2 3 18 27 9

Climate data from city: Santa Cruz de la Palma




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14 day weather forecast La Palma

The weather for La Palma will be 16° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for La Palma is based on the weather conditions in the city of Santa Cruz de la Palma.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
29 january
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16°C
13°C
0.3 mm
15%
4 Bft
ONO
1
Sunday
30 january
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16°C
15°C
0.4 mm
20%
3 Bft
ZZO
1
Monday
31 january
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16°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
NO
1
Tuesday
1 february
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20°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
OZO
1
Wednesday
2 february
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20°C
16°C
2.4 mm
55%
5 Bft
WZW
1
Thursday
3 february
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20°C
16°C
0.2 mm
20%
3 Bft
ONO
1
Friday
4 february
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19°C
17°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ONO
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
5 february
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17°C
15°C
0.6 mm
20%
6 Bft
NNO
1
Sunday
6 february
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16°C
13°C
3.7 mm
65%
9 Bft
NO
1
Monday
7 february
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14°C
13°C
2.3 mm
55%
10 Bft
NNO
2
Tuesday
8 february
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15°C
11°C
2.8 mm
60%
9 Bft
NO
2
Wednesday
9 february
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15°C
13°C
1.0 mm
35%
5 Bft
NNO
2
Thursday
10 february
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15°C
14°C
0.3 mm
10%
5 Bft
NO
2
Friday
11 february
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15°C
14°C
0.4 mm
15%
6 Bft
NO
2

Climate La Palma

The island La Palma has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for La Palma is 21° degrees and there is about 89 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 223 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of La Palma

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 19 19 19 19 20 21 23 24 24 24 22 21
Night temp. (°C) 18 18 18 18 19 21 22 23 23 23 21 20
Water temp. (°C) 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 25 23 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 6 9 4 2 2 2 2 3 18 27 9
Days with rain 5 5 7 4 2 1 1 1 2 8 8 6
Dry days 26 23 24 26 29 29 30 30 28 23 22 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Climate data from city: Santa Cruz de la Palma

La Palma weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for La Palma? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is La Palma?

La Palma is an island belonging to Spain. It lies in a straight line at 8,973 km from New Delhi. La Palma is part of the archipelago of the Canary Islands.

The coordinates of La Palma are:

  • Latitude: 28.6535944
  • Longitude: -17.8633104

The GPS coordinates are 28° 39' N, 17° 51' W

How long is the flight to La Palma?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to La Palma is approximately 12 h. 30 min.

How many inhabitants are there on La Palma?

La Palma has approximately 81,486 inhabitants.

How big is La Palma?

The area of La Palma is around 729 km². It is 4509x smaller than India.

What is the capital of La Palma?

The capital of La Palma is Santa Cruz de la Palma.

What is the currency of La Palma?

On La Palma the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 29 January 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.011 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 88.05 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.14 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 8,804.55 Indian rupee

What is the area code of La Palma?

The area code to call La Palma is +34.