06.05.2106 It looks like London will be hotter than Gran Canaria this weekend. Well, on Sunday at least.

Silly season has started early this year with the first press reports about Britain being hotter than the Canary Islands.

The weather in Gran Canaria this weekend is exactly what you'd expect for the time of year so we'll keep it brief.

25.04.2016: The Trade Winds bring clouds to north Gran Canaria but leave the south and the resort beaches in the sunshine.

22.04.2016: Happy Earth Day! Some cloud in north Gran Canaria this weekend, but sunny in the south and the resorts.

Teide volcano was wearing its cloud hat yesterday, a sure sign that the weather was about to change.

15/04/2016: Gran Canaria should be warm and sunny this weekend although expect clouds to build up as the days go on.

10.04.2016: The Trade Winds fade away early this week so the skies this week will be full of fluffy white clouds. We may also get some showers, even in south Gran Canaria

The Trade Winds bring cloud and some showers to north Gran Canaria this week. It may send some cloud to the resorts but there will also be plenty of sunshine. 

A sunny start to the week with cloud and showers in the north from Wednesday.

Las Palmas has a reputation for being a cloudy city, but is also famous as the city with the world's most pleasant climate. What's going on?

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Tuesday, March 22: Sunny and warm in south Gran Canaria this week but cloudier in the north.

MARCH 17, 2016: The Trade Winds come back towards the end of the weekend and a wet front could affect us from Sunday. Quick, get to the beach. 

March 13, 2016: The Trade Winds have faded and that means great weather this week.

Cold air from the north brings clouds to most of the Canary Islands today and tomorrow. They will clear up during Wednesday and it looks like warm, African air will take over towards the weekend.

04.03.2016: The dust that covered Gran Canaria over the last couple of days has now blown away and the Trade Winds are back but not strong. 

The last of the cloud and rain that affected north Gran Canaria over the weekend will fade by midday on Tuesday. The rest of the week will be warm and sunny all over the island. 

26.02.2016: A weak weather front will bring heavy cloud and rain to north Gran Canaria this weekend, but the resorts will be almost unscathed.

You see a lot of 'fried egg' symbols in long-term Gran Canaria weather forecasts. That's because it's almost impossible to be accurate more than a few days ahead; unless you just assume that it's going to be sunny.

Look west from Gran Canaria at the moment and you'll see Tenerife's Teide volcano covered in snow ad surrounded by the blue sky and the Atlantic Ocean. Feast your eyes on it, because the snow won't last long.

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