The climate of Barcelona (Spain)
Barcelona is located in the northwestern part of Spain in the
Barcelona province in the Catalonia region. The city is located on
the Mediterranean Sea and is the second largest city of the country,
after Madrid. The city itself has a population of about 1.5 million,
the entire urban area has a population of almost 5 million. Barcelona
has many attractions. Among them are the Sagrada Familia, the Palau de
la Música Catalana, the Hospital de Sant Pau and Park Güell. Barcelona
has nine Unesco world heritage preservation sites. The most famous
street in the center of Barcelona is La Rambla. Barcelona is also
known for its soccer team, Barcelona FC which plays its home matches
in Camp Nou. Barcelona has a Mediterranean climate with mild winters
and warm summers. During the summer night time temperatures may be
high; 20 degrees Celsius (68.0 degrees Fahrenheit) or even higher.
Barcelona is a very lively city. However, most locals spend their
summer somewhere else. Barcelona has low precipitation figures.
However, when rain does fall, rainfall is often very heavy. During the
winter there is a small chance of snowfall. During the summer average
daytime temperatures are just below 30 degrees Celsius (86.0 degrees
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Barcelona.
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but don’t present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures don’t always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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