Spain
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Spain

The best time to visit Spain is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Spain is 32°C in July and the lowest is 10°C in January.

Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Spain or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average North Spain weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 11 11 13 14 16 20 22 23 22 19 15 12
Precipitation (mm) 86 65 45 37 38 42 25 24 28 25 73 44

Climate data from city: Bilbao

Average East Spain weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 15 18 20 23 28 30 30 28 24 19 16
Water temperature (°C) 15 15 16 18 21 25 27 27 26 24 22 18
Precipitation (mm) 13 6 22 11 5 9 5 7 12 26 19 11

Climate data from city: Valencia

Average South Spain weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 14 14 16 18 21 25 28 28 25 23 18 16
Water temperature (°C) 17 17 17 19 20 23 25 25 24 22 20 18
Precipitation (mm) 21 26 26 18 11 6 1 4 12 27 29 26

Climate data from city: Málaga

Average Central Spain weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 10 11 15 18 23 28 32 32 27 21 14 11
Precipitation (mm) 18 17 25 23 13 8 4 3 9 30 30 21

Climate data from city: Madrid




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Spain weather

The Spain weather for will be 22° till 37° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The Spain weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Madrid.

Spain 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
23 may
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27°C
16°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
W
10
Tuesday
24 may
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22°C
15°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SW
8
Wednesday
25 may
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23°C
10°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ENE
10
Thursday
26 may
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25°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ENE
10
Friday
27 may
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29°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NE
10


Climate Spain

Click on a region of Spain to view the climate:

North Spain (Bilbao)

North Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for North Spain is 16° degrees and there is about 531 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 132 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 11 11 13 14 16 20 22 23 22 19 15 12
Night temp. (°C) 7 6 8 9 11 14 16 17 16 13 10 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 86 65 45 37 38 42 25 24 28 25 73 44
Days with rain 19 16 18 17 19 17 15 14 13 12 17 16
Days with snow 1 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 11 11 13 13 12 13 16 17 17 19 13 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 9 8 8 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 3 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 4 3 3

Climate data from city: Bilbao

East Spain (Valencia)

East Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for East Spain is 22° degrees and there is about 146 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 286 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 15 18 20 23 28 30 30 28 24 19 16
Night temp. (°C) 7 7 9 11 15 19 21 22 20 16 11 8
Water temp. (°C) 15 15 16 18 21 25 27 27 26 24 22 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 13 6 22 11 5 9 5 7 12 26 19 11
Days with rain 4 4 6 6 5 4 4 5 6 6 7 4
Dry days 27 24 25 24 26 26 27 26 24 25 23 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 9 12 12 12 9 9 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 6 6 4 4 3

Climate data from city: Valencia

South Spain (Málaga)

South Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for South Spain is 21° degrees and there is about 207 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 267 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 14 16 18 21 25 28 28 25 23 18 16
Night temp. (°C) 10 10 11 13 15 19 22 23 20 18 14 12
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 19 20 23 25 25 24 22 20 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 21 26 26 18 11 6 1 4 12 27 29 26
Days with rain 8 8 11 10 6 3 2 2 5 7 7 6
Dry days 23 20 20 20 25 27 29 29 25 24 23 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 10 11 10 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 6 6 7 6 6 5 4 4

Climate data from city: Málaga

Central Spain (Madrid)

Central Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Central Spain is 20° degrees and there is about 201 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 249 days a year with an average humidity of 57% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 10 11 15 18 23 28 32 32 27 21 14 11
Night temp. (°C) 2 3 4 7 11 16 20 20 15 11 6 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 18 17 25 23 13 8 4 3 9 30 30 21
Days with rain 9 8 12 12 9 5 2 1 5 8 10 8
Days with snow 1 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 21 19 19 18 22 25 29 30 25 23 20 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 8 9 11 12 11 10 10 9 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 3 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 2 2

Climate data from city: Madrid

Spain weather by month

What is the average Spain weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Spain?

Spain lies in a straight line about 8,578 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Madrid). By car the distance is 11,605 km. You are on your way 159 hours and 40 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Spain?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Spain is approximately 12 hours.

What are the largest airports in Spain?

These are the largest airports in Spain:

Airports on the well-known islands of Spain:

How many inhabitants are there in Spain?

Spain has approximately 48,958,159 inhabitants.

How big is Spain?

The area of Spain is around 505,992 km². It is 2,5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Spain?

The capital of Spain is Madrid.

What is the currency of Spain?

In Spain the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.055 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 18.32 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 5.46 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 1,832.19 South African rand

What is the area code of Spain?

The area code to call Spain is +34.