What’s the weather like in Maspalomas in January?
Located on the southern shores of Gran Canaria, Maspalomas is a beautiful beach resort in the Canary Islands. The resort has a subtropical climate with warm weather all year round. Although it’s winter in January, you can expect high temperatures and plenty of sunshine if you visit at this time. With lots of sun and hardly any rain, Maspalomas is a great place to escape the chilly UK winter.
The average temperature in Maspalomas is 17ºC in January, reaching highs of 21ºC in the peak of the afternoon. With these temperatures and six hours of sunshine a day, it’s warm enough to spend days at the beach, although the weather’s also perfect for exploring other parts of Gran Canaria. Just 25mm of rain’s expected at this time, spread over eight days, and showers are light and short-lived, so won’t ruin your holiday. If you want to take a dip in the Atlantic waters, the sea measures 19ºC in January, which is only a few degrees cooler than over summer.