April 11, 2021

Rain and snow in the Canary Islands on the last Sunday of February



The skies will be cloudy this Sunday in the north of the islands of greater relief, where they are expected showers which are likely to be in the form of snow At the summits of La Palma and Tenerife, minimum temperatures will drop in the western islands and there will be a light to moderate north wind, with strong intervals.

According to State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), showers will be more abundant in the north of the more mountainous islands during the early morning and late in the day, and in the south in the afternoon, and in the form of snow during the early morning on peaks of La Palma and Tenerife around the level of 2200, tending to subside during the morning.

As for the state of the sea, it announces wind from the north and northeast of force 4 or 5 and locally 6 on the southeast and west coasts, as well as swell and strong swell. On the southern coasts, it will be variable of force 1 to 3 and there will be rough seas or swells.

Swell is expected from the north and northwest around 2 meters and some occasional rain.

The weather forecast for this Sunday, by islands, is as follows:

GRAN CANARIA

In the north, cloudy with light to moderate showers, more abundant during the early morning and at the end of the day. In the south, cloudy intervals with the probability of occasional and scattered showers in the afternoon. Temperatures with few changes in general and a slight rise in the maximums in high areas. Loose to moderate northwest wind, somewhat more intense in the southwest and northeast points, turning north, more intense in the peaks and east and west points, with breezes prevailing on the north and south coasts.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM EXPECTED TEMPERATURES (° C):

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 15 20

LANZAROTE

Cloudy intervals with occasional showers, weak to moderate, mainly during the early morning. Tending to slightly cloudy skies during the afternoon. Temperatures with little change. Loose north component wind increasing in the afternoon, with breezes on the coasts.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM EXPECTED TEMPERATURES (° C):

Reef 12 20

FUERTEVENTURA

Cloudy intervals with occasional showers, weak to moderate, mainly during the early morning. Tending to slightly cloudy skies during the afternoon. Temperatures with little change. Loose north component wind increasing in the afternoon, with breezes on the coasts.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM EXPECTED TEMPERATURES (° C):

Puerto del Rosario 14 20

TENERIFE

In the north, cloudy with weak to moderate showers, more abundant during the early morning in the northeast and northwest, with the probability that they will be in the form of snow above 2200 meters during the morning and tending to subside during the morning. In the southeast and west, cloudy intervals with the probability of occasional and scattered showers in the afternoon. Minimum temperatures in slight descent and maximum in slight ascent, which will be more pronounced in midlands and peaks. Loose north component wind, somewhat more intense in northwestern and northeastern points. Breezes predominate on north, southwest and southeast coasts. In high areas, moderate north wind with occasional strong intervals during the central hours.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM EXPECTED TEMPERATURES (° C):

Santa Cruz de Tenerife 15 21

LA GOMERA

In the north, cloudy with light to moderate showers, more abundant during the early morning. In the south, cloudy intervals with the probability of occasional and scattered showers. Minimum temperatures in slight decrease and maximum in slight increase, which will be more pronounced in the middle. Loose to moderate north wind, with intervals of strong in east and west peaks and points. Breezes predominate on the north and south coasts.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM EXPECTED TEMPERATURES (° C):

San Sebastian de la Gomera 14 21

La Palma

In the north, cloudy with light to moderate showers, more abundant during the early morning. Probability that they are in the form of snow above 2200 meters during the morning and tending to remit during the morning. In the southwest, cloudy intervals with the probability of occasional and scattered showers in the afternoon. Minimum temperatures in slight descent and maximum in slight ascent, which will be more pronounced in the middle and summit. Loose to moderate north wind, with intervals of strong during the central hours in summits and points east, northeast and northwest. Breezes predominate on the north and southwest coasts.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM EXPECTED TEMPERATURES (° C):

Santa Cruz de la Palma 13 20

El Hierro

In the north, cloudy with light to moderate showers, more abundant during the early morning. In the southwest, cloudy intervals with the probability of occasional and scattered showers. Minimum temperatures in slight decrease and maximum in slight increase, which will be more pronounced in the middle. Loose to moderate north wind, with strong intervals during the central hours in peaks, east slope and northwest point. Breezes predominate on the north and southwest coasts.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM EXPECTED TEMPERATURES (° C):

Valverde 9 16

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