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

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

When to go to Tarragona, Spain

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

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

January

January is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Tarragona during February, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Tarragona is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Tarragona is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Tarragona in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tarragona during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Tarragona during September, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tarragona is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Tarragona is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tarragona, 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 Tarragona
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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