The Canary Islands are approx 300kms from the Western Sahara desert, making the climate a lot warmer in than in Britain. Southern Tenerife is much warmer and dryer than the North having being more desert-like in it's appearance than the lush and tropical appearence of the North, with its many surrounding banana plantations. The South is relativly rain free, but any rain is usually in winter between October and February. The
average daytime temp is 22C for most of the year, although in the south it does get much hotter. All the islands can get quite windy.