Popular festivals in Lanzarote in January
The main festival in Lanzarote in January is Saint Sebastian, celebrated on the 20th of this month, especially in the town of El Mojón.
This saint is precisely dedicated to the beautiful hermitage of the town, which dates back to the 16th century and has become its main tourist attraction.
Its popular festivals are one of the most famous on the island, so if you are travelling to Lanzarote in January you have a good excuse to discover this small town belonging to Teguise.
What is the weather like in Lanzarote in January?
Lanzarote enjoys warm temperatures all year round, so in January you will enjoy a much more pleasant weather than in the peninsula, especially in the south of the island.
As for precipitation, in Lanzarote, the majority of the rain is concentrated between December and February, so January is one of those months when you might need an umbrella. However, it usually doesn’t rain, so the chances of bad weather are low.
What is the temperature in Lanzarote in January?
January is one of the coldest months on the island, but that doesn’t mean that visitors will need a lot of warm clothes since the temperature in Lanzarote is mild and pleasant all year round.
In Lanzarote in January, temperatures are between 13 and 22ºC, with an average of 19ºC, so starting the year on the island may be the best possible plan if you enjoy a few days off.
What to wear in Lanzarote in January?
With the pleasant temperatures that Lanzarote offers in January, if you are travelling to the island this month, you can pack your suitcase with cool clothes, such as short-sleeve T-shirts and shorts. No problem at all!
In fact, you won’t need any thick cloak as you would on the peninsula, as a light jacket will be enough “just in case”.
As we have already said, there is not much chance of rain, but it doesn’t hurt to pack a raincoat in case of a cloudy day.
The events you cannot miss if you visit the island in January
Lanzarote in January, although it may seem a ‘lazy’ month for tourism, is full of proposals to enjoy original plans during your holiday. There is an interesting cultural, sports and leisure offer, so you should take note of the planned programme if you don’t want to miss anything in your next getaway:
- 27-30th January 2024. Mountain Bike Race Lanzarote. Held at Club La Santa, it is an official four-day MTB race. If you don’t want to miss it, write it down on your calendar.
- 26th January- 3rd February. 2024 iQFOIL Sailing World Championships. The Sailing World Championships make a stop in Lanzarote and it is a show worth seeing during your holiday in January on the island.
Apart from these events, you have many other plans available for January in Lanzarote, a month highly recommended to enjoy the island and all its benefits, including the fact that accommodation prices can be lower than at other times of the year.