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Latest update on the calima in the Canary Islands: it’s good news

As the calima subsides, temperatures in the Canary Islands are anticipated to increase.

Today’s weather forecast suggests that the Canary Islands will experience mostly clear skies, with periods of low cloudiness in the northern regions of the islands. Additionally, there will be mild calima conditions, which are expected to lessen as the day progresses, as reported by the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).

On the coastlines, temperatures are anticipated to decrease, while in the inland and higher elevation areas, they will either remain stable or experience a slight increase. Temperature readings will vary, with highs of up to 24 degrees Celsius in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and San Sebastián de La Gomera and lows reaching down to 17 degrees in Santa Cruz de La Palma and Valverde. Winds from the northeast will blow at moderate speeds.

In Gran Canaria, expect partly cloudy to clear conditions, with cloud cover increasing in the northeast by the afternoon and expected to turn more overcast towards the evening. A light calima is predicted for the first part of the day. For Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, the forecast is for partly cloudy to clear skies with some cloudy intervals in the northeast and east, accompanied by light haze in the morning.

Latest update on the calima in the Canary Islands Calima: it's good news

A slight decrease in minimum temperatures is anticipated, which could be more noticeable on the southwest slopes, while maximum temperatures will drop along the coasts, especially on the northern and southwestern shores. In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the expected temperature highs will be around 23ºC, with lows at 18ºC.

Wind conditions will feature moderate northeasterly breezes, intensifying to strong in the late afternoon, particularly in the westernmost and southeastern parts of the islands.

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