Beware temperatures are always measured in the shade, it always feels (and is) a few degrees warmer in the sun! 

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Los Cristianos (Tenerife)
Thursday, 26 January
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𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗶𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼, 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺

In Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, the climate is subtropical oceanic on the coast, that is, very mild and sunny most of the year, with little rainfall concentrated in the period from October to March. In inland areas, the climate varies with altitude and slope exposure: the slopes exposed to the northeast receive a moderate amount of rain and are green, while in the rest of the island the rainfall is scarce, usually below 250 millimeters (10 inches) per year on the coasts, and often even below 150 mm (6 in), which explains the aridity of the landscape on coasts and southern slopes.
In fact, the prevailing winds, the northeast trade winds, make the northern side more humid, while tempering the heat along the coast during the summer; the trade winds blow with greater intensity in the middle of the day and in the afternoon, and are often moderate or even quite strong.
At sea level, the area most exposed to the wind is the north coast, but also the most exposed areas of the east and south coasts (see Punta de Abona, El Médano). The least windy area is the coast facing south-west (see Playa San Juan, Costa Adeje, Playa de Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas), thanks to the mountains that protect it from the north-east winds.


The temperature generally tends to stay around the average, however, from December to March, there can be some cool days, with highs below 20 °C (68 °F). On the coldest days of the year, which typically occur in February, the temperature typically drops to 10/11 °C (50/52 °F) at night, while the maximum remains around 17/18 °C (63/64 °F).
On the other hand, the days of Calima, characterized by abnormal heat and light wind, caused by hot air masses from Africa, are relatively rare (although in recent years they have become more frequent), and are most common in spring and summer. In practice, these are the only days when the temperature exceeds 30 °C (86 °F) and the heat is unpleasant. The stifling heat is also felt on the hills, and often even more so than in the plains, because warm air is lighter and tends to rise, while the coasts may remain tempered by the cool breeze coming from the sea. The highest records on the coasts are 34/35 °C (93/95 °F) in March, April and November, around 36/37 °C (97/99 °F) in May, June and October, and 42/44 °C (108/111 °F) in July, August and September.


We’re not asking you to clean the beach,
We only ask you not to make it dirty…