Barcelona weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Barcelona

The best time to visit in Barcelona in Spain is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Barcelona is 27°C in July and the lowest is 12°C in January. The water temperature is between 14°C and 27°C. The weather and climate of Barcelona is suitable for a city trip.

Barcelona has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Barcelona 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 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 temp. (°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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14 day weather forecast Barcelona

The weather for in Barcelona will be 27° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
22°
24° 0.7 mm 20% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
21°
24° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
24° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
22°
24° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
24° 4.5 mm 60% 4 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
24° 0.4 mm 10% 2 m/s 4
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
18°
24° 0.6 mm 15% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
16°
24° 0.9 mm 25% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
15°
24° 5.6 mm 65% 3 m/s 2
Monday 4 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
17°
24° 2.5 mm 45% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 5 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
24° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 6 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 7 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
19°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Friday 8 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
16°
24° 17.6 mm 85% 2 m/s 0

Climate Barcelona

Barcelona has the mediterranean climate prevailing. 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.

Climate table of 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 weather like in a given month for Barcelona? 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 at 6,165 km from New York.

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 Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Barcelona is approximately 13 h. 30 min.

What are the nearest airports to Barcelona?

These are the airports closests to Barcelona:

  • Barcelona International Airport (14 km) – Barcelona
  • Girona Airport (74 km) – Girona
  • Reus Air Base (89 km) – Reus

How many inhabitants are there in Barcelona?

Barcelona has approximately 4,920,000 inhabitants.

How big is Barcelona?

The area of Barcelona is around 17,073 km².

What is the currency of Barcelona?

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

Exchange rates on 25 September 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.84 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 1.19 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 8.42 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 11.88 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 84.21 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 118.75 Euro

What is the area code of Barcelona?

The area code to call Barcelona is +34.