Gran Canaria weather in April 2024

Expect 21°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in Gran Canaria in April. Check more long-term weather averages for Gran Canaria in April before you book your next holiday to Gran Canaria in 2024/2025.

  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)21
    21°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 2 days with some rainfall in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)2
    2 days with some rainfall
  • 15°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)15
    15°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 11 mm monthly rainfall in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)11
    11 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 19°C sea temperature in April in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)19
    19°C sea temperature

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The April weather guide for Gran Canaria (Maspalomas) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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Things to do in Gran Canaria in April 2024

If Easter's late, Semana Santa takes place in April in Gran Canaria. Summer starts early on the island, however. At Gran Canaria's first major outdoor festival of the year, 24 Grados (named after the south of the island's average yearly temperature in centigrade), which is held in Maspalomas' main football stadium.

It's Gran Canaria's legendary climate which attracts athletes to the island. They use GC as a warm weather training base in winter. As well as competing in spring events such as Gloria Challenge Mogán with its three triathlons.

Santa María de Guía's famous for its queso de flor - flower cheese which gets its name from the fact it's curdled with juice from the head of the artichoke thistle. So celebrated is this foodstuff it even has its own festival: the Fiesta del Queso, offering plenty of opportunities to bite into this cheesy delight, occurs on the last weekend of April in Guía's historic centre.

Event Location Date
24 Grados Maspalomas mid April
Gloria Challenge Mogán Mogán 21st April 2018
Fiesta del Queso Santa María de Guía final weekend of the month

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More about Gran Canaria

How hot is it in Gran Canaria in April?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 21°C in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in April, falling to 15°C at night.

How sunny is it in Gran Canaria in April?

There are normally 8 hours of bright sunshine each day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in April - that's 61% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Gran Canaria in April?

The average sea temperature around Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in April is 19°C.

Does it ever rain in Gran Canaria in April?

There are usually 2 days with some rain in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria in April and the average monthly rainfall is 11mm.

Gran Canaria April sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Gran Canaria in April 2024. Select a month to view Gran Canaria sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Gran Canaria sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Maspalomas.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st April 2024 07:52 20:20
Monday, 15th April 2024 07:37 20:28
Tuesday, 30th April 2024 07:23 20:36

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