4800 hours of light per year for your health in Canary Islands


The clear skies and low rainfall favor sunny with plenty of light days. In summer, virtually there is no rainfall and in winter it rains an average of three days per month.

In the main tourist areas in the Canary Islands are produced 4.800 hours of light per year, meaning that the Canary Islands is the place with more daylight hours in Europe. This phenomenon of long sunny days is because to Canary Islands geographical location and the beneficial influence of the trade winds and Azores anticyclone.

Among its many benefits, sunlight decreases the number of depressions, has a positive effect on many skin conditions and increases levels of vitamin D in the body.

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