Tenerife weather in February 2020

Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Tenerife in February. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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The February weather guide for Tenerife 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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How hot is it in Tenerife in February?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 18°C in Playa de las Americas, Tenerife in February, falling to 12°C at night.

How sunny is it in Tenerife in February?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Playa de las Americas, Tenerife in February - that's 60% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Tenerife in February?

The average sea temperature around Playa de las Americas, Tenerife in February is 19°C.

Does it rain in Tenerife in February?

There are usually 5 days with some rain in Playa de las Americas, Tenerife in February and the average monthly rainfall is 55mm.

The weather in February is likely to bring snow to the summit of Mt Teide, Tenerife
The weather in February is likely to bring snow to the summit of Mt Teide, Tenerife © cyclone81 - Fotolia.com

Things to do in Tenerife in February 2020

February brings one of Europe's, let alone Spain's and Tenerife's, most popular parties. The exact dates vary each year as the Carnaval de Santa Cruz is a pre-Lent excuse for a riotous succession of events, which include carnival queen contests, fancy-dress parades (with themes and therefore costumes changing on an annual basis), live music, and sound systems culminating in El Entierro de la Sardina.

The Burial of the Sardine sees a giant papier-mache fish make a deathly procession to the ocean accompanied by hordes of hysterical, weeping widows (actually men in pantomime-style drag get-up). Arriving at the Atlantic, the sardine is set alight to mark the end of carnival. Other carnivals to look out for include Puerto de la Cruz's with the highlight being the Mascarita Ponte Tacon, a marathon of transvestites negotiating the port's streets in high heels. The carnivals in the south of the island, including the one in Los Cristianos, tend to be held afterwards.

At the start of the month, throughout Tenerife, natives commemorate the Feast Day of Our Lady of Candelaria coinciding with the global Candlemas celebration. In the heart of Candelaria, street lights are extinguished and the nocturnal passage of worshippers is made by candlelight.

Event Location Date
Candlemas Candelaria 2nd February
Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife Santa Cruz de Tenerife dates vary between early February and even as late as the start of March, but the main parade, the Coso Apoteosis, is always on Shrove Tuesday

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Tenerife sunrise & sunset times for February 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Tenerife in February 2020. Select a month to view Tenerife sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Tenerife sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Playa de las Americas.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st February 2020 07:54 18:47
Saturday, 15th February 2020 07:45 18:57
Saturday, 29th February 2020 07:32 19:07
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