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Hottest Canary Islands in March

 By Anna Scriven

The Canary Islands start to heat up in March, making them the perfect spring getaway. The guaranteed sunshine is well worth the four-hour flight.

Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are all equally hot at this time of year, with Tenerife just a touch cooler. If you are planning a beach holiday, the sea will be slightly warmer in Gran Canaria (19ºC), but Fuerteventura is forecast to have a little less rain.

  • London

Average maximum temperature: 10ºC
Average minimum temperature: 3ºC
Hours of daily sunshine: 4

  • Gran Canaria

Average maximum temperature: 21ºC
Average minimum temperature: 14ºC
Hours of daily sunshine: 7

See our recommended holidays in Gran Canaria.

  • Lanzarote

Average maximum temperature: 21ºC
Average minimum temperature: 14ºC
Hours of daily sunshine: 7

See our recommended holidays in Lanzarote.

  • Fuerteventura

Average maximum temperature: 21ºC
Average minimum temperature: 14ºC
Hours of daily sunshine: 7

See our recommended holidays in Fuerteventura.

  • Tenerife

Average maximum temperature: 20ºC
Average minimum temperature: 13ºC
Hours of daily sunshine: 7

See our recommended holidays in Tenerife.

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