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

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

When to go to Costa Brava, Spain

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

What to wear/what to pack for Costa Brava, Spain by month

January

January in Costa Brava can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Costa Brava is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Costa Brava during March, you are likely to find 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 high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Costa Brava in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Costa Brava is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Costa Brava is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Costa Brava during July, you are likely to find that it is 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

August

If you vacation in Costa Brava during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you go to Costa Brava in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Costa Brava during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Costa Brava is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Costa Brava can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Costa Brava, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Costa Brava, 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 Costa Brava
  • Appropriate museum wear

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