Barcelona, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Barcelona, Spain? If you're planning to go to Barcelona, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Barcelona, Spain

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

Important essentials for Barcelona, Spain

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in Barcelona is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Barcelona in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

March in Barcelona is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April in Barcelona is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

May in Barcelona is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in Barcelona during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

Traveling to Barcelona in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Barcelona is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September in Barcelona is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Barcelona during October, you will probably notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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November

November in Barcelona is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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December

December in Barcelona is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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Activities for Barcelona, Spain

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Barcelona.

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