We didn’t get the usual calima in Lanzarote this May, normally it’s really hot for a week or so before the Ironman event on the third Saturday of the month. Warm but quite cloudy earlier in the month, settling into regular sunny days in the latter half.
Check out the previous years weather reports during May:
2/5 It's a fiesta day in Lanzarote today. A mixed forecast, it's clear and sunny in Puerto del Carmen & Arrecife, sunny with some clouds in Playa Blanca & Teguise, fairly cloudy in Haría & Tinajo. Light wind 10-15 km/h and 24 degrees.
3/5 Today's forecast, beautiful! Hazy sunshine, south east wind this morning 10-15km/h changing from west for the afternoon. 24 degrees.
4/5 Initial clouds should clear mid morning for a sunny day in Lanzarote. South west wind 15-25 km/h and 24 degrees.
6/5 Mainly overcast in Lanzarote today, some sunshine and showers on the forecast. Yaiza (Playa Blanca) is the area most likely to have rain with a 70% probability, Teguise (Costa Teguise) 65%, Tías (Puerto del Carmen) 35%. North west wind 10-20 km/h. 24 degrees
7/5 A few clouds around this morning clearing by lunch for a sunny afternoon in Lanzarote. West / Southwest wind 10-25 km/h and 24 degrees
8/5 No sign of rain as yet this morning in Lanzarote, the hourly forecast shows sunshine this morning, clouding over from midday, rain from 18.00 onwards. West wind 15-30 km/h with stronger gusts reaching 55 km/h. 25 degrees
9/5 There are some sunny intervals on the forecast for Lanzarote this morning, however lots of grey cloud around and rain expected from midday. South west wind 15-25 km/h and 24 degrees.
10/5 Sunshine this morning and showers this afternoon on the forecast for Lanzarote today. West wind 0-15km/h. 24 degrees
11/5 Arrecife and Tías (Puerto del Carmen) have a lovely sunny forecast in Lanzarote for today. Teguise (Costa Teguise) & Yaiza (Playa Blanca) show a sunny morning and cloudier afternoon. West wind 10-20 km/h. 25 degrees
12/5 Sunny with cloudy intervals and the possibility of a light shower in Lanzarote today. Northwest wind 15-25 km/h and 25 degrees
16/5 Initially overcast in Lanzarote, clearing in most areas for a sunny afternoon with cloudy intervals. North wind 25-30 km/h, gusts reaching 55 km/h. 25 degrees.
17/5 A mixed forecast for Lanzarote today, the best of the weather - sunny with cloudy intervals in Puerto del Carmen and Arrecife, cloudier in Playa Blanca & Costa Teguise. 5% risk of a shower. Overcast in the north and west coast. Strong north wind 30 km/h gusts reaching 55 km/h. 25 degrees
18/5 A cloudy day with sunny intervals in Lanzarote and 5-10% chance of a shower. North wind 30 km/h, gusts reaching 55 km/h. 25 degrees.
19/5 Today's forecast for Tías (Puerto del Carmen) is showing 13 hours of sunshine from 8:00-20:00 and Arrecife has a clear and sunny forecast from 10:00-15:00. Elsewhere in Lanzarote it's cloudy in the North, cloudy with sunny intervals in Teguise and sunny with cloudy intervals in Yaiza (Playa Blanca). North wind 25-30 km/h, gusts reaching 50 km/h. 25 degrees.
23/5 Mainly sunny in Lanzarote today, a few clouds around this morning clearing by lunchtime, light variable wind 5-15km/h & 25 degrees.
24/5 Arrecife & Puerto del Carmen have a clear and sunny forecast until late afternoon, Costa Teguise & Playa Blanca are sunny with cloudy intervals. North wind 20 km/h, gusts up to 35km/h. 26 degrees
25/5 Initial clouds due to clear by 10am for a sunny day in Lanzarote. A light north / north west breeze 0-10 km/h and 25 degrees
26/5 It's a beautiful morning in Lanzarote, not a cloud in the sky or a breath of wind. Sadly the forecast shows the resorts of Costa Teguise & Puerto del Carmen as well as the north of the island, clouding over later this morning. Playa Blanca & Tinajo remain sunny with cloudy intervals. West / southwest breeze 0-10km/h. 25 degrees
27/5 A clear and sunny morning in Lanzarote with 0-5km/h north / northwest breeze, the wind is due to change direction from the south around midday, still light 5-10 km/h, the forecast shows some cloud during the afternoon and sunny again early evening as the wind changes again from the northwest. 26 degrees.
30/5 Mainly sunny in the holiday resorts of Lanzarote for Día de Canarias, sunny with cloudy intervals on the west coast and north of the island. Strong north wind, 25-30 km/h and gusts up to 55 km/h. 26 degrees
31/5 Sunny in the holiday resorts of Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen & Costa Teguise, sunny with cloudy intervals in the north and on the west coast of the island. North wind 25-30 km/h, gusts up to 50 km/h. 26 degrees.