The weather in Gran Canaria tends to be more settled in March compared with February. There is a good chance of perfect sunny days, but as in February, there is a chance of clouds and rain. March is beginning to feel more like early summer, but the evenings may still require an extra layer of clothing. There may be a cool breeze from the northwest at times, but once sheltered, the heat of the Spring sun can be felt. For tourists from Northern Europe, the weather in March will feel almost summer-like. The Spring-like weather greatly improves from the middle of the month to the end of March.
Did You Know: Gran Canaria is slightly hotter than Tenerife in March. While Gran Canaria can reach 22 Celsius on average, Tenerife reaches 21.3 Celsius
March is a dry month, with only 10mm (0.4in) of rain on average. On average, it rains for two days.
During March, the days are getting noticeably longer in Gran Canaria. Therefore you will enjoy just over 11-12 hours of daylight, with the sun rising at around 7:38am and setting just after 6:52pm at the beginning of March to 7:10pm at the end of March.
Remember that these weather statistics for Gran Canaria are average temperatures, which include the island’s cooler and wetter north. As a result, you’re likely to see more sun, higher temperatures, and blue skies.