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

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Traveling to El Escorial, Spain? If you're planning to go to El Escorial, 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 El Escorial, Spain

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

Important essentials for El Escorial, Spain

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for El Escorial, Spain by month

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January

January in El Escorial can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average. There is frost about half of the time.

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February

February in El Escorial can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average. There is frost regularly.

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March

March in El Escorial is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average. There is frost sometimes.

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April

Traveling to El Escorial in April, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May in El Escorial is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June for El Escorial 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

If you vacation in El Escorial during July, you may see that it is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

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August

August here is constantly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

Traveling to El Escorial in September, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

Traveling to El Escorial in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in El Escorial during November, you are likely to see that it is relatively cool. 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). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. There is frost once in a while.

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December

December in El Escorial is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for El Escorial, Spain

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

If you plan go to a monastery, like Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, take the following:

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