Best Time to Visit Barcelona

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Barcelona. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Barcelona. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Barcelona for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 4 °C to 28 °C
Waves Symbol 12 °C to 24 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.793.58 in (3 – 8 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Barcelona: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 13 °C
Water max. 13 °C
FebruaryFeb
TemperaturesTemp. up to 15 °C
Water max. 12 °C
MarchMar
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
Water max. 13 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 18 °C
Water max. 14 °C
MayMay
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OctoberOct
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NovemberNov
TemperaturesTemp. up to 17 °C
Water max. 16 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 14 °C
Water max. 14 °C

Climate Chart Barcelona

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Barcelona

In the following, you will find the climate table for Barcelona, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature13°15°16°18°21°24°28°28°26°22°17°14°
Night Temperature12°16°19°19°17°13°
Water Temperature13°12°13°14°16°19°22°24°22°20°16°14°
Precipitation (inch)1.611.141.651.932.321.650.792.43.353.582.282.01
Rainy days656776366866
Hours of Sunshine5667891097654
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 15.7 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (23.5 °C)
Coldest month: January (8.5 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 24 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
June, July, August, September, and October

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
July, August, and September

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 24.72 inch on 72 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, and February

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities



More information about the best things to do: Barcelona

More attractions

Barcelona: Casa Milà-La Pedrera Fast-Track Audio Tour | Barcelona: One or Two Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour | Barcelona: Camp Nou and FC Barcelona Museum | Barcelona’s Montjuïc Cable Car Ride: Round Trip Ticket | Barcelona Aquarium: Skip-the-Line Admission Ticket | Barcelona: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 1 or 2-Day Ticket | Barcelona: Casa Batlló Entry with Self-Audioguide Tour |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Barcelona (Station Hostafrancs)
scattered clouds     scattered clouds, 14.5 °C
Clouds: 40 %       Wind: 5 mph NNO
Air Pressure: 1014 hPa       Humidity: 81 %
Last updated: 13th Mar 2022, 01:58 pm
The next days …
14th Mar 202215th Mar 202216th Mar 202217th Mar 202218th Mar 202219th Mar 2022
light rain11 °C to 15 °Clight rain14 °C to 15 °Cmoderate rain13 °C to 14 °Cmoderate rain12 °C to 14 °Clight rain12 °C to 15 °Csky is clear11 °C to 15 °C
11 °C to 15 °C14 °C to 15 °C13 °C to 14 °C12 °C to 14 °C12 °C to 15 °C11 °C to 15 °C
Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 98 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 98 %Clouds: 1 %
0.02 in of rain0.01 in of rain0.32 in of rain0.82 in of rain0.22 in of rainNo Precipitation
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Spain: Regions

Barcelona is part of the holiday destination Spain. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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