Monthly climate in Barcelona, Spain

Last updated: June 27, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Barcelona features a oceanic climate (Cfb). Temperatures typically range between 8 °C (47 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 0 °C (32 °F) or can rise to as high as 34 °C (94 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 666 mm (26.2 inches) and receives 91 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Barcelona enjoys an average of 3950 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 9 hours 12 minutes to 15 hours 7 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Barcelona, Spain §

The warmest months in Barcelona are July, August and September, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 22 to 25 °C (71 - 77 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 8 to 10 °C (47 - 51 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Barcelona experiences 73 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Barcelona, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 20°C
(68°F)
21°C
(69°F)
21°C
(71°F)
24°C
(75°F)
30°C
(86°F)
32°C
(90°F)
31°C
(88°F)
34°C
(94°F)
30°C
(86°F)
26°C
(79°F)
23°C
(73°F)
18°C
(65°F)
Mean maximum 17°C
(63°F)
19°C
(66°F)
19°C
(67°F)
21°C
(70°F)
25°C
(78°F)
29°C
(84°F)
31°C
(87°F)
32°C
(90°F)
29°C
(84°F)
25°C
(77°F)
21°C
(70°F)
18°C
(64°F)
Average high 13°C
(55°F)
14°C
(58°F)
15°C
(60°F)
17°C
(62°F)
21°C
(70°F)
25°C
(77°F)
28°C
(82°F)
28°C
(83°F)
25°C
(77°F)
21°C
(70°F)
16°C
(61°F)
14°C
(57°F)
Daily mean 8°C
(47°F)
10°C
(51°F)
11°C
(53°F)
13°C
(56°F)
17°C
(63°F)
21°C
(71°F)
24°C
(76°F)
25°C
(77°F)
22°C
(71°F)
18°C
(64°F)
13°C
(55°F)
10°C
(50°F)
Average low 5°C
(41°F)
7°C
(45°F)
8°C
(47°F)
10°C
(50°F)
14°C
(57°F)
18°C
(64°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(71°F)
19°C
(66°F)
15°C
(58°F)
10°C
(49°F)
7°C
(45°F)
Mean minimum 1°C
(35°F)
3°C
(38°F)
4°C
(40°F)
5°C
(42°F)
9°C
(49°F)
15°C
(59°F)
18°C
(65°F)
18°C
(64°F)
14°C
(58°F)
10°C
(50°F)
5°C
(41°F)
3°C
(38°F)
Minimum -0°C
(32°F)
0°C
(33°F)
2°C
(36°F)
4°C
(40°F)
7°C
(44°F)
13°C
(55°F)
16°C
(62°F)
15°C
(60°F)
12°C
(54°F)
7°C
(45°F)
3°C
(38°F)
1°C
(34°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Barcelona, Spain §

Barcelona usually has the most precipitation in April, September and October, with an average of 10 rainy days and 91 mm (3.6 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Barcelona are June, July and December. On average, 30 mm (1.2 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Barcelona, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 56 (2.2) 46 (1.8) 47 (1.8) 71 (2.8) 49 (1.9) 26 (1.0) 35 (1.4) 37 (1.4) 81 (3.2) 121 (4.7) 67 (2.6) 30 (1.2)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 6 7 7 9 9 6 5 7 12 11 8 4

Monthly sunshine hours in Barcelona, Spain §

The sunniest months in Barcelona are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 13 hours 29 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Barcelona: January, February and December receive an average of 7 hours 59 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Barcelona, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 206 261 334 345 404 412 425 395 338 307 263 260
Mean daily daylight hours 9h 31m 10h 36m 11h 57m 13h 21m 14h 32m 15h 7m 14h 48m 13h 46m 12h 25m 11h 2m 9h 49m 9h 12m

Solar UV radiation in Barcelona, Spain §

Barcelona experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in June, July and August, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 9 - 11, which corresponds to the Very High / Extreme category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Low / Moderate exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 3. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Barcelona UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Barcelona, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 3 5 7 7 8 9 11 11 8 6 3 2