You can find a daily weather forecast for Lanzarote during the weekdays on our Facebook page LanzaroteInformation.
May was hot and sunny! The week prior to Ironman brought yellow and orange alerts as the temperature forecast was predicting 38 degrees, the calima wasn’t particularly dusty but it was seriously hot and we felt hardly a breeze from the 12th to 16th May. The temperature has climbed an average of 2 degrees warmer during the month settling into a pattern of 18 degrees overnight and a high of 27 degrees during the day.
Check out the previous years weather reports during May:
May 2011 - Weather in Lanzarote
May 2010 - Weather in Lanzarote
May 2009 - Weather in Lanzarote
Below are the weather forecasts posted during the month of May:
1/5 It's going to be a beautiful fiesta day in Lanzarote. There may be a few clouds around first thing but the forecast shows clear, sunny blue skies from late morning onwards. The wind is 15 km/h from N / NW which may completely drop in some areas this evening, top temperature 23 degrees.
2/5 Arrecife, Haría & Teguise have a clear sunny forecast for today in Lanzarote whilst the other areas are predominantly sunny with a few clouds. The wind is directly from the West 10-20 km/h, top temperature 24 degrees.
3/5 Most areas in Lanzarote are showing a clear start to the day with a few cloudy intervals later, according to the forecast. The wind will change from a Westerly to North Westerly 10-15km/h by lunchtime. Low of 16 overnight and high of 23 degrees during the day.
4/5 Generally sunny for Lanzarote today, there is a little bit of cloud interspersed on the forecast, low of 17 and high of 24 degrees, the wind is 10-15 km/h from NW.
7/5 It's been a gorgeous weekend, temperatures of 26-27 degrees in the day, deep blue skies and a light breeze. Today the forecast predicts sunshine with a few clouds in Lanzarote which should develop into a thin layer of high cloud during the evening. Low of 15 and high of 24 degrees. Northerly wind of 15-20km/h. Our forecast is for another beautiful day, the sun's already warm and we can't see any clouds in the sky from our office in the North.
8/5 A cloudy start for Lanzarote which should clear for a sunny afternoon and evening. Low of 16 and high 25 degrees, the wind has picked up a bit ranging from 15-25 km/h from the North.
9/5 Sun, sun, sun is the forecast for this morning, afternoon and evening in Lanzarote. Low of 16 and high of 25 degrees, the wind is 20-25 km/h from the North.
10/5 Much the same today for Lanzarote, clear and sunny in most areas, Teguise, Yaiza & Haria show a bit of cloud first and last thing and Tinajo a cloudy start. Low of 16 and high of 25 degrees. A changeable wind, mainly from the North 15 km/h although it's blowing from SW at the moment.
11/5 The temperatures are going to rise for the weekend, we’ve got a calima due in Lanzarote. For today it’s sunny with a few clouds in all areas, a low of 18 and high 26 degrees, the wind is changeable from 5 – 20 km/h and from N to NE.
12/5 Lanzarote is on yellow alert today and orange alert tomorrow for maximum temperatures. Temperatures reached 30+ degrees yesterday, expect them to rise as high as 38 degrees until the calima clears by Wednesday.
14/5 We're still on orange alert for high temperatures today in Lanzarote, this is reduced to yellow for tomorrow. Official temperatures from Aemet show a low of 19 and high of 38 with very little relief from the wind at a changeable direction of 0 - 10km/h.
15/5 Lanzarote's orange alert for high temperatures has been extended to cover today as well with 37 degrees expected later, tomorrow is now a yellow alert and a high of 34 degrees forecast. Changeable light winds with 5-15 km/h from the East and North East.
16/5 Thankfully the heat is easing off in Lanzarote, today is a yellow alert with 34 degrees and tomorrow is back to normal. We're keeping an eye on the wind which is increasing in strength over the weekend to 30+ km/h with stronger gusts for the early part of next week. For today there is only a slight breeze at 0-15 km/h from the West.
17/5 We're back to our normal temperatures with a low of 18 and an expected high of 26 degrees. The wind forecast is different in strength and direction depending upon your local area 0-20 km/h from NW / North. High cloud for the day which could turn into a cloudy evening in Tinajo and Haría.
18/5 Sunshine with high cloud today for Lanzarote with a low of 18 and high of 26 degrees. The wind is directly from the North at 10-20 km/h
19/5 The weather is looking good for Lanzarote Ironman although there might be some strong gusts on the bike course - wind 24 km/h with gusts up to 45 km/h. It's a sunny day with some cloud cover a low of 18 and a high of 28 degrees.
21/5 A sunny day in Lanzarote with cloudy intervals, a low of 18 and high of 27 degrees. It's a bit breezy with a wind of 30 km/h from the NE and gusts up to 50 km/h.
22/5 A sunnier day than yesterday is forecast, it might be a cloudy start in some areas but most showing clear from midday. Wind is 20 km/h from the North and the temperature is a low of 18 and a high of 27 degrees.
23/5 Generally a sunny day in Lanzarote although there are still some clouds around, temperatures show a low of 19 and high of 27 degrees. The wind is 10-20 km/h from the North.
24/5 The East coast is looking clear and sunny in Lanzarote today as well as other parts for this morning. There are cloudy intervals forecast for Haria, Tinajo, Teguise during the day and Yaiza / San Bartolome in the evening. The wind is up to 20 km/h from the North. Temperatures have a low of 18 and a high of 27.
In reality it's a gorgeous morning and the wind is S/W according to our weather vane!
25/5 Clear and sunny all day for Lanzarote, there are a few clouds forecast along the West side of the island in Haría, Teguise and Tinajo but everywhere else looks fabulous. A low of 18 and high of 27 degrees, the wind is 20-25 km/h from the North
28/5 A sunny day is forecast for Lanzarote with a low of 18 and high 27 degrees. The municipalities of Arrecife and Tías (Puerto del Carmen) show clear all day whereas the other areas show some cloudy intervals. There are some strong winds around with a North wind up to 30 km/h and gusts up to 55 km/h.
29/5 A mixed forecast today for Lanzarote, the East coast is clear and sunny for the municipalities of Arrecife, Tías, Yaiza and San Bartolomé. Teguise and Haría have sunshine with a few clouds and Tinajo has a forecast of thick cloud. The temperature has a low of 18 and a high of 27, it's still windy with up to 30 km/h expected from the North and occasional strong gusts (55 km/h) which should lessen in strength as the day progresses.
30/5 Much the same as yesterday, lots of sunshine around with a few clouds apart from Tinajo which is showing cloudy for today. A low of 18 and high of 27 degrees, the wind is 25-30 km/h from the North including some strong gusts (40-55 km/h). ¡Feliz Día de Canarias!
31/5 Blue sky and sunshine for Lanzarote today, Haria and Tinajo have a cloudy start. The wind is variable in strength and direction today with 10 - 25 km/h forecast from the North and a stronger Northwesterly during the afternoon. The temperature has a low of 18 and a high of 27 degrees.