2024’s chilliest day in the Canary Islands: snowfall expected on Mount Teide

Considering recent years' data, there's a specific day expected to be the chilliest day in the Canary Islands.

Historically, the chilliest day in the Canary Islands aligns with January, surpassing even the icy temperatures of December and February. As per ElTiempo.es, not only is January the coldest, but it also witnesses the most snowfall.

Data spanning 1991-2020 indicates that January’s two halves are the coldest fortnights, closely followed by early February and late December. Nationally, the lowest average temperature dips to just 4 degrees.

Particularly, the latter half of January experiences the lowest minimum temperatures across Spain and generally the lowest maximum temperatures. The first half of January isn’t far behind, trailing by only 0.1 degrees in average temperature.

Chilliest day in the Canary Islands

So, when exactly is the Canary Islands’ coldest day? Given the trends, one of the coldest days is anticipated to be in January. Across Spain, including the mainland and the Balearic Islands, 21 January stands out with an average temperature of 7.9 degrees. If focusing solely on minimum temperatures, 21 January remains the coldest day, averaging at 3.5 degrees.

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