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

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

When to go to Granada, Spain

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Granada in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear

February

If you are traveling to Granada in February, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Granada can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Granada is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Granada in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

July

If you vacation in Granada during July, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops

August

August in Granada is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Granada during October, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Granada is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Granada in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Granada, 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 Granada
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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