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

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

When to go to Tarifa, Spain

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

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

January

If you vacation in Tarifa during January, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Tarifa is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tarifa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is very breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Tarifa is chilly and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Tarifa in April, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Tarifa in May, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Tarifa is balmy, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tarifa during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Tarifa during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Tarifa during September, you are likely to find that it is mild, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Tarifa is balmy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Tarifa can be chilly and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Tarifa is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tarifa, 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 Tarifa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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