Fuerteventura


Nuvola apps kweather.svg Average climatic parameters Puerto del Rosario, Spain Weather-rain-thunderstorm.svg
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Maximum daily temperature (°C) 21.1 22.2 22.2 22.2 22.8 23.9 25.0 26.1 26.1 26.1 23.8 22.2 21.0
Minimum daily temperature (°C) 13.9 13.9 15.0 16.1 17.2 17.8 18.9 21.1 21.1 18.9 17.8 16.1 17.3
Total precipitation (mm) 25.4 17.8 12.7 5.1 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 5.1 15.2 25.4 111.8
Source: The Weather Channel Interactive, Inc. Martch 2009

Why Go?
Fuerteventura lies just 100km from the African coast, and
there are striking similarities in the landscape, as well as
the houses, with their North African–style fl at roofs for
collecting rainfall. In other ways, Fuerteventura emulates
its neighbour Lanzarote, only with more colours. Its volcanoes
resemble piles of saff ron, chilli and coriander; surreal
triangles of exotic spices.
Most visitors, however, are more interested in mastering
the waves and the wind than contemplating the abstract
aesthetics of its scenery. The second-largest island in the
archipelago (after Tenerife), Fuerteventura has year-round
sunshine and the biggest and best beaches in the Canaries.
The main tourist resorts lie at opposite ends of the
island. At the northern tip is Corralejo, beloved of the British
sun-seekers, while deep down south lies Morro Jable, largely
frequented by Germans, and a markedly staider place.
The island was granted the status of a Biosphere Reserve
by Unesco in May 2009.

When to Go
There’s no bad time to visit Fuerteventura; it really does
live up to its year-round spring reputation. The winter
months, December to February, can be slightly cooler with
prevailing winds, but are still pleasant. April to May is
ideal, temperature-wise, although Easter can equal crowded
beaches.
During the autumn months, the average daytime temperature
hovers around the agreeable 20°C mark, while the
nights gradually become cooler. July and August are busy
with Spanish holidaymakers, as well as families travelling
with school-age children.

Transporte Regular de Fuerteventura