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The climate on Fuerteventura [Map - click here] throughout the year is pleasant. Fuerteventura is also known as the island of eternal spring. The sea helps maintain the temperature, forcing the hot Sahara winds blow away from the island of Fuerteventura. Fuerteventura translates into English as "strong wind". At the time of our vist, Easter 2009 the island certainly lived up to its name - with constant winds, frequently laden with sand!
During the winter months, the temperature can average a high of 22 °C and a low of around 15 °C, whereas during the summer 35 °C and a low of 20 °C can be expected.
Rainfall is about 147 mm per year, most of which falls in the winter. The sandstorm known as the Calima blows onto the southwest from the Sahara desert and can cause high temperatures and low visibility and drying air. Temperatures during this phenomenon rise by 10 degrees Celsius. This wind also brings in a fine white sand, and visibility can drop to 100 to 200 metres or lower.
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