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

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

When to go to Gijón, Spain

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

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

January

January in this region can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Gijón is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Gijón is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Gijón is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Gijón, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Gijón during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Gijón is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Gijón in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Gijón is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Gijón is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Gijón in October, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Gijón is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Gijón can be chilly and somewhat rainy. 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).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gijón, 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 Gijón
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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