Swimming in the Canary Islands in december 2023 Sea temperature by city in december

Do you want to go to the beach in the Canary Islands in december 2023? Is it the right month to go for pleasant temperatures and staying in the water for a long time? The answer is on this page with the sea temperatures in december in the Canary Islands by city and our opinion on the chances of enjoying pleasant sea conditions.

Sea temperature in the Canary Islands in december 2023

Here, find the average sea temperature in the Canary Islands in december in several coastal cities.

Tenerife

on average:

70°F

min: 68°F / max: 72°F

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Fuerteventura

on average:

68°F

min: 66°F / max: 70°F

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Lanzarote

on average:

68°F

min: 66°F / max: 70°F

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Gomera

on average:

70°F

min: 68°F / max: 73°F

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Gran Canaria

on average:

70°F

min: 68°F / max: 72°F

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La Palma

on average:

70°F

min: 68°F / max: 73°F

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Where should you go swimming in the Canary Islands in the month of december?

Swimming in the Canary Islands in december is pleasant (in the best case scenario)

In december in the Canary Islands swimming conditions vary by city. Details below:

As for La Palma, swimming is pleasant in december. The sea water is 70°F on average (min: 68°F/max: 73°F) so you can easily spend time in the water.

Swimming in december in Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Gomera and Gran Canaria is possible but the sea is generally cool. So though the sea temperature may sometimes reach 72°F, it can also go as low as 68°F. Note that the average is 70°F.

Where to go swimming in the Canary Islands in december: the map of sea temperatures

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Water temperature and seasonal norms in december

Tenerife

December
Average sea temperature 70°F
Minimum sea temperature 68°F
Maximum sea temperature 72°F
Average outside temperature 68°F
Maximum outside temperature 68°F
Minimum outside temperature 67°F
Precipitation 1.6in
Number of days of precipitation 2 jour(s)
(5%)
Cloud cover 24%
Our opinion cool swimming

More information on swimming in Tenerife in december

Fuerteventura

December
Average sea temperature 68°F
Minimum sea temperature 66°F
Maximum sea temperature 70°F
Average outside temperature 68°F
Maximum outside temperature 70°F
Minimum outside temperature 67°F
Precipitation 0.7in
Number of days of precipitation 1 jour(s)
(3%)
Cloud cover 26%
Our opinion cool swimming

More information on swimming in Fuerteventura in december

Lanzarote

December
Average sea temperature 68°F
Minimum sea temperature 66°F
Maximum sea temperature 70°F
Average outside temperature 68°F
Maximum outside temperature 70°F
Minimum outside temperature 67°F
Precipitation 0.7in
Number of days of precipitation 1 jour(s)
(3%)
Cloud cover 28%
Our opinion cool swimming

More information on swimming in Lanzarote in december

Gomera

December
Average sea temperature 70°F
Minimum sea temperature 68°F
Maximum sea temperature 73°F
Average outside temperature 70°F
Maximum outside temperature 70°F
Minimum outside temperature 68°F
Precipitation 1.1in
Number of days of precipitation 1 jour(s)
(4%)
Cloud cover 17%
Our opinion cool swimming

More information on swimming in Gomera in december

Gran Canaria

December
Average sea temperature 70°F
Minimum sea temperature 68°F
Maximum sea temperature 72°F
Average outside temperature 68°F
Maximum outside temperature 70°F
Minimum outside temperature 67°F
Precipitation 0.7in
Number of days of precipitation 1 jour(s)
(3%)
Cloud cover 22%
Our opinion cool swimming

More information on swimming in Gran Canaria in december

List of coastal cities in the Canary Islands

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