Barcelona
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Best time to visit Barcelona

The best time to visit Barcelona in Spain is from May through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. The highest average temperature in Barcelona is 27°C in July and the lowest is 12°C in January. The highest water temperature is 27°C and it does not get colder than 14°C.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather in Barcelona per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest rainfall. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Barcelona by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 12 13 15 17 20 24 27 27 25 21 16 13
Water temperature (°C) 14 14 14 17 21 26 27 27 27 25 20 18
Precipitation (mm) 19 17 32 32 23 23 17 22 36 54 44 15



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Barcelona weather

The weather for Barcelona over the next 14 days will be 27°C till 32° with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature will be 29°C.

5-day weather forecast Barcelona

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Saturday
13 august
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31°C
26°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
29°C
9
Sunday
14 august
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32°C
26°C
1.2 mm
30%
4 Bft
SW
29°C
8
Monday
15 august
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28°C
24°C
0.4 mm
15%
3 Bft
SSE
29°C
9
Tuesday
16 august
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28°C
24°C
3.9 mm
55%
3 Bft
E
29°C
5
Wednesday
17 august
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30°C
20°C
10.8 mm
80%
3 Bft
SSE
29°C
9

View the 14 day weather forecast for Barcelona


Climate Barcelona

Barcelona has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Barcelona is 19° degrees and there is about 334 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 220 days a year with an average humidity of 70% and an UV-index of 5.

Barcelona

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 12 13 15 17 20 24 27 27 25 21 16 13
Night temp. (°C) 7 7 9 11 14 18 21 22 19 16 11 8
Water temp. (°C) 14 14 14 17 21 26 27 27 27 25 20 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 19 17 32 32 23 23 17 22 36 54 44 15
Days with rain 9 8 10 12 9 7 8 9 13 13 9 6
Dry days 22 20 21 18 22 23 23 22 17 18 21 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 9 12 12 12 11 9 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2
UV-index 3 3 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 5 4 4

Barcelona weather by month

What is the average Barcelona 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 Barcelona?

Barcelona is located in Spain. It lies in a straight line 8,538 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Barcelona are:

  • Latitude: 41.398371
  • Longitude: 2.1741

The GPS coordinates are 41° 23' N, 2° 10' E

How long is the flight to Barcelona?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Barcelona is approximately 11 h. 50 min.

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What are the nearest airports to Barcelona?

These are the airports closests to Barcelona:

  • Barcelona International Airport (14 km) in Barcelona
  • Girona Airport (75 km) in Girona
  • Reus Air Base (89 km) in Reus

How many inhabitants does Barcelona have?

Barcelona has 4,920,000 inhabitants.

How big is Barcelona?

The surface area of Barcelona is 17,073 km².

What is the currency of Barcelona?

In Barcelona, the Euro (EUR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 13 August 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 Barcelona?

The area code to call Barcelona is +34.