Spain weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Spain

The best time to visit in 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 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 weather North Spain 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 weather East Spain 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 temp. (°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 weather South Spain 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 temp. (°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 weather Central Spain 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

Travel and stay Spain

If you are planning on visiting Spain, check out these well-known travel agencies. They have been rated as the best by travelers and offer great prices for any budget.

Looking to book a flight to Spain? Hop on one of these airlines.

14 day weather forecast Spain

The weather for in Spain will be 20° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
0.4 mm 25% 4 m/s 1
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
10°
16.4 mm 95% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
15°
0.4 mm 25% 5 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
15°
7.1 mm 90% 6 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
3.2 mm 75% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
1.1 mm 55% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 0

Climate Spain

Click on a region of Spain to view the climate:

Climate table of North Spain (Bilbao)

North Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. 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

Climate table of East Spain (Valencia)

East Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. 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

Climate table of South Spain (Málaga)

South Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. 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

Climate table of Central Spain (Madrid)

Central Spain has the mediterranean climate prevailing. 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 weather like in a given month for Spain? 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.

Weather experiences Spain

Already been to Spain?

Share your experience of the Spain weather and get a chance to win $150!

Your email will not be included in the review and will not be passed on to third parties.

By submitting the data you agree to our privacy policy

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:

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 26 October 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.055 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 18.32 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 0.546 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 183.22 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5.46 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,832.19 Euro

What is the area code of Spain?

The area code to call Spain is +34.