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Summer arrival in the Canary Islands: Mixed weather predictions

As summer kicks off, the Canary Islands are experiencing mixed weather conditions, with varying cloud cover and stable temperatures, according to Aemet's latest forecast.

The onset of summer in the Canary Islands brings a mix of cloudy and clearer skies, as detailed by the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) in their latest forecast for Thursday, 20 June.

According to Aemet, the northern regions of the islands will experience predominantly cloudy skies, which will give way to intervals of clouds during the midday hours. Conversely, the remainder of the islands will see partly cloudy to clear skies, interspersed with occasional low clouds towards the evening.

Summer arrival in the Canary Islands: Mixed weather predictions

Temperature changes will be minimal, with Santa Cruz de Tenerife expecting highs up to 26 degrees Celsius and Santa Cruz de La Palma seeing lows around 18 degrees Celsius. The wind will blow moderately from the northeast, with strong gusts likely in areas typically affected by trade wind acceleration; gusts may occasionally surpass 70 km/h.

Gran Canaria’s northern regions will mirror this pattern, starting with cloudy skies that will break into intervals around noon. The rest of the island will predominantly enjoy clear skies, with some early morning and late evening low clouds.

Summer arrival in the Canary Islands: Mixed weather predictions

The islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura can expect generally partly cloudy conditions, with some intervals of cloudiness along the coasts during the morning hours. Temperature variations will be slight, particularly in the southern inland areas, with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria experiencing temperatures between a maximum of 23ºC and a minimum of 19ºC.

Winds across the islands will continue to be moderate from the northeast, with strong intervals on the southeastern and western slopes, and the possibility of occasional gusts exceeding 70 km/h. At higher elevations, winds will be lighter and predominantly from the north.

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