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

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

When to go to Northern Spain, Spain

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

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

January

January in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

February here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Northern Spain in April, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Northern Spain in May, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Northern Spain is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

July

Traveling to Northern Spain in July, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you are traveling to Northern Spain in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

September

September in Northern Spain is warm. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

October

October in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Northern Spain during November, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Northern Spain during December, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to snow sometimes. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Spain, 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 Northern Spain

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