Andalusia, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Andalusia, Spain? If you're planning to go to Andalusia, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Andalusia, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Andalusia, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Andalusia, Spain by month

January

If you visit Andalusia during January, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet occasionally. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella

February

If you visit Andalusia during February, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you are traveling to Andalusia in March, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

May

If you go to Andalusia in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

June

If you go to Andalusia in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

July

If you visit Andalusia during July, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

August

If you vacation in Andalusia during August, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts

September

If you visit Andalusia during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

October

October in Andalusia is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

November

November for Andalusia is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

December

If you visit Andalusia during December, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Andalusia, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Andalusia, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Andalusia
  • Appropriate museum wear

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