Catalonia, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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

When to go to Catalonia, Spain

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

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

January

If you vacation in Catalonia during January, you may find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes. There is frost sometimes.

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February

If you visit Catalonia during February, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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March

March in Catalonia can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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April

Traveling to Catalonia in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May in Catalonia is mild. 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 (low 20s C).

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June

If you visit Catalonia during June, you may see that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

July for Catalonia is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you are traveling to Catalonia in August, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you go to Catalonia in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

If you vacation in Catalonia during November, you may notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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

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December

December in Catalonia is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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

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

  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. This one should work in most locations, but check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Catalonia. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Emergency water purifier

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