Weather in Gran Canaria in May 2019

  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)22
    22°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day (64% of daylight hours) in May in Gran Canaria9
    9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 1 day with some rainfall in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)1
    1 day with some rainfall
  • 16°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)16
    16°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 3 mm monthly rainfall in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)3
    3 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)10
    10 (Very High) UV index
  • 20°C sea temperature in May in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas)20
    20°C sea temperature

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Expect 22°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 9 hours of sunshine per day in Gran Canaria in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Gran Canaria in May before you book your next holiday to Gran Canaria in 2019/2020. The May weather averages shown above are for Maspalomas.

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Guide to Gran Canaria weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Gran Canaria in May is a warm 22°C (72°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 16°C (61°F). There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 64% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 3mm (0.1 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 1 day with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (10 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Gran Canaria in May is 20°C (68°F).

The weather in Gran Canaria in May is represented by Maspalomas.

Things to do in Gran Canaria in May 2019

The party HQ of Maspalomas Gay Pride is actually in neighbouring Playa del Inglés, within the legendary Yumbo. There are drag shows and DJ sets from some of the biggest names in international dance music along with fashion shows and pool parties.

Geographically African but politically Spanish, Gran Canaria shows its Iberian side in May with more romerías. Take your pick from May's first Saturday where in the east of the island, Telde's El Calero pays tribute to Nuestra Señora Virgen de Fátima whilst southeast Gran Canaria's El Sequero offers homage to Santa Cruz (the saint rather than the place).

Enjoy the folk offs across the island in late May. This is El Día de Canarias with islanders given the day off work and flocking to the major municipal squares etc such as the capital's Parque Santa Catalina to sing and dance along to traditional Canarian music. In truth, the party starts the night before with concerts and firework displays.

Event Location Date
Maspalomas Gay Pride Playa del Inglés early to mid May (3rd to 13th May 2018)
Romerías islandwide typically on the first Saturday
El Día de Canarias islandwide 29th and 30th May 2018

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Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Gran Canaria in May 2019. Select a month to view Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Gran Canaria sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Maspalomas.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 07:23 20:36
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 07:22 20:37
Friday, 3rd May 2019 07:22 20:37
Saturday, 4th May 2019 07:21 20:38
Sunday, 5th May 2019 07:20 20:39
Monday, 6th May 2019 07:19 20:39
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 07:18 20:40
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 07:18 20:40
Thursday, 9th May 2019 07:17 20:41
Friday, 10th May 2019 07:16 20:42
Saturday, 11th May 2019 07:16 20:42
Sunday, 12th May 2019 07:15 20:43
Monday, 13th May 2019 07:15 20:43
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 07:14 20:44
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 07:13 20:44
Thursday, 16th May 2019 07:13 20:45
Friday, 17th May 2019 07:12 20:46
Saturday, 18th May 2019 07:12 20:46
Sunday, 19th May 2019 07:11 20:47
Monday, 20th May 2019 07:11 20:47
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 07:10 20:48
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 07:10 20:48
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 07:09 20:49
Friday, 24th May 2019 07:09 20:50
Saturday, 25th May 2019 07:09 20:50
Sunday, 26th May 2019 07:08 20:51
Monday, 27th May 2019 07:08 20:51
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 07:08 20:52
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 07:08 20:52
Thursday, 30th May 2019 07:07 20:53
Friday, 31st May 2019 07:07 20:53
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