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

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

When to go to Salamanca, Spain

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

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

January

January in Salamanca can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Salamanca in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Salamanca can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Salamanca during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Salamanca in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Salamanca during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts

August

August is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

September

September for Salamanca is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Salamanca is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Salamanca is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Salamanca in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Salamanca, 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 Salamanca
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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