Tenerife weather in September

September is an excellent time to visit Tenerife as the peak summer season crowds have mainly left and the weather is still hot and sunny.

You can expect hot, dry weather with clear blue skies and around 7.5 hours of sunshine daily with little or no rain.

How hot is it in Tenerife in September?
Daytime temperatures climb to an average high of 28°C (82°F) and low of 22°C (71°F).

How sunny is it in Tenerife in September?
There are normally 7.5 hours of bright sunshine each day in Tenerife in September – that's around 62% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in September?
Sunrise is around 7:50m with sunset around 8:10pm.

How warm is the sea around Tenerife in September?
The average sea temperature in Tenerife in September is 24°C (75°F), which is warm enough for swimming.

Does it rain in Tenerife in September?
There's little to no rainfall rain in Tenerife in September. The average rainfall is 5mm (‹1in) distributed in one day.

How windy is it in Tenerife in September?
September sees an average hourly wind speed of 18 kilometres per hour (9 knots; 11 mph).

What to do in Tenerife in September?
September is excellent for sunbathing, swimming, windsurfing, diving and deep-sea fishing as well as whale and dolphin watching excursions. It’s also an excellent time for playing golf and exploring the island by car, mountain biking or on foot.

Don't miss the traditional folk music festival at the annual Sabandeno Festival, held in La Laguna.

Local holidays?
None. September is considered high season in Tenerife, but rates are more competitive than in August, although you may need to book early.

Tenerife weather in September

Temperature icon High Temp: 28°C (82°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 22°C (71°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 7.5 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 18 km/h (9 knots; 11 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 1 day with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 5mm (‹1in) per month
Moderate heat icon Comfort Level: Moderate heat & humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: High
swimming icon Sea Temp: 24°C (75°F)
Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Best time to visit Tenerife

The best time to visit Tenerife for a beach holiday is from late-June to late-September, however, anytime from May to mid-October is good for a range of warm-weather activities.

For city tours and excursions to the interior of Tenerife, it's best to visit in April, May and the first half of October – so avoiding the summer heat.

With constant good weather, Tenerife is considered a 365-day-a-year destination.

For more climate info: Tenerife weather guide

Tenerife weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Tenerife is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from Spain's Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) at the closest weather station, Tenerife South International Airport (TFS), also known as Tenerife South–Reina Sofía Airport, located in the south of Tenerife. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Tenerife weather in September: 8 October, 2023

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data and conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable. We assume no responsibility and can not be held legally responsible for any decisions made on the basis of the information presented on this site.