What’s the weather like in Playa de Las Americas in September?The Playa de Las Americas weather in September is full of warm, sunny and dry days. You’ll find it’s a brilliant time to visit this pretty town on the Canary Island of Tenerife, because the peak summer crowds have disappeared and you can soak up the sun around the resorts superb sandy beaches.
Geographical influencesTenerife is in the Atlantic Ocean and is one of the most westerly Canary Islands. Hot air can sometimes be blown west from the Sahara desert to the island. When it travels it’s cooled by the Atlantic and this brings a refreshing dip in temperatures during warm months like September. Playa de Las Americas lies on Tenerife’s south coast. Resorts here are usually a little drier and warmer than places in the north. This is because Mount Teide, the volcano in the middle of the island, protects the area from some of the wind and rain that can reach the island from the north.
AveragesDon’t forget your beachwear, sunglasses and sunblock! The weather in Playa de Las Americas in September reaches an average high temperature of 28°C, which is slightly warmer than July and August. The famous sunny skies of Tenerife and the Canary Islands won’t let you down either. You’ll enjoy an average of 12 hours sunshine each day during September, with the sun rising at 7.50am and finally sinking at 8.30pm at the beginning of the month. There’s no need to bring an umbrella because average rain at this time is just 4mm. It’s not unusual for no rain to fall at all in September. The wind speed is light at 9mph and humidity is around 76%. UV levels are high so keep using your sun cream when you’re out and about.