Spain: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go ?

Get the most favorable time to visit Spain from seasonal averages in many locations like Blanes or Alicante right here.

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When is the best time to go in Spain ?

What is the best time to go in Spain? Here is some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Spain, the weather is good everywhere in July, August and September
  • The most favorable months to visit Madrid are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Madrid are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest month in this city are March, April and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Alicante, Marbella, Almeria, Andalusia, Cádiz, Malaga, Sevilla, Tarifa, Torremolinos and Valencia with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • August is the more conducive month for swimming in Alicante

For all information about the climate and the weather city by city in Spain for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
partially okay weather Spain in january
partially okay weather Spain in february
partially good weather Spain in march
partially good weather Spain in april
partially perfect weather Spain in may
partially perfect weather Spain in june
partially perfect weather Spain in july
partially perfect weather Spain in august
partially perfect weather Spain in september
partially perfect weather Spain in october
partially good weather Spain in november
partially good weather Spain in december

When to go in Spain by cities

Alicante

Best time to visit Alicante

The best months to visit Alicante are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october et november.

Barcelona

Best time to visit Barcelona

The best months to visit Barcelona are april, may, june, july, august, september, october et november.

Madrid

Best time to visit Madrid

The best months to visit Madrid are april, may, june, july, august, september et october.

Marbella

Best time to visit Marbella

The best months to visit Marbella are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november et december.

Salou

Best time to visit Salou

The best months to visit Salou are april, may, june, july, august, september, october et november.


Climate and Weather of Spain

In general, the climate in Spain is dry and mild in all regions. In this country, located on the border of France and Portugal and not far from Morocco, there are differences in the weather and temperatures, especially with the influence of the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees. From an Andalusian drought all the way to a Castilian freshness, changes are indeed varied within the Iberian Peninsula.

Spain : couleurs murales

Climate in Castillia

Castilla has a continental climate, where the air is very dry and especially hot during the summer. In return, the winters are quite cold, especially in the capital, Madrid. It can sometimes get very cold, as in Salamanca, where it is not uncommon to see snow falling in the spring! The climate is quite close to that of Lisbon in Portugal and Bayonne in France.

Climate in Galicia, Asturias and Cantabria

The Atlantic coast of this part of Spain is particularly influenced by G. Thus, winters, like the summers are fairly mild and there are sometimes very high temperatures inland. The coasts are often watered by rain due to the presence of the ocean and it is not uncommon for the cold to arrive when evening falls, whether it be fall or spring.

Climate in Andalusia

Very hot, Andalusia offers very mild winters on the coast, but cold enough inland, as in Seville. In general, the weather offers very dry summers that are particularly long, stretching from May to October, with lots of sun. To the southeast of Andalusia, the rains are rare, which offers a fairly barren landscape.

Climate in Catalonia

A pleasant region, Catalonia offers mild winters and hot summers. In summary, one can find in Barcelona or Tarragona, a pleasant Mediterranean climate. The climate in this part of Spain is embellished with over 300 days of sunshine per year and a delicious sea breeze that wonderfully cools the Costa Blanca.

The Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are renowned for the warmth of their air, which offers a pleasant climate throughout the entire year. In the mountains however, at over 1900 meters high, it is not uncommon to observe the arrival of frost. Note that this is a generalized reputation because the climate change brought by the trade winds is not taken into account, which have the possibility of changing everything in an instant. Moreover, there are different microclimates on the islands, such as subtropical, sub-desert in the south of Lanzarote and subalpine in Tenerife.

The Balearic Islands (Ibiza)

Most of the Balearic Islands, a small Spanish archipelago, enjoy a warm Mediterranean climate with dry, rather mild winters. Note that there is much less rainfall in Ibiza, Formentera or the south of the island in Majorca, as in comparison to the rest of this region of Spain.


Temperatures and rainfall in Spain

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Spain and rainfall month by month for the cities of of Alicante, of Barcelona, of Madrid, of Marbella et of Salou, as well as the sea temperature months by month for the coastal cities..


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Map of Spain

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About of Spain

What to do in Spain ?

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Are these weather information for Spain reliable?

Climate data for Spain are raised every day since January 2009.Also, the analysis of these meteorological data for Spain allows us to determine the average for each month in Alicante, Barcelona, Madrid, Marbella, Salou, Almeria, Andalusia, Benidorm, Bilbao, Cádiz, Catalonia, Empuriabrava, Gijon, Granada, Lloret de Mar, Malaga, Sevilla, Tarifa, Torremolinos et Valencia.

So yes: these data are reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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