Costa del Sol, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Costa del Sol, Spain? If you're planning to go to Costa del Sol, we have 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 Costa del Sol, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Costa del Sol, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Costa del Sol, Spain

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Costa del Sol is cool. 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 (high 10s C).

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February

February here is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

If you are traveling to Costa del Sol in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Costa del Sol in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you visit Costa del Sol during May, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

June for Costa del Sol is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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July

July can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Costa del Sol during August, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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September

If you vacation in Costa del Sol during September, you may see that it is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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October

October in Costa del Sol is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

If you are traveling to Costa del Sol in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in Costa del Sol can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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Activities for Costa del Sol, Spain

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Costa del Sol.

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