Weather in October in Spain

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in October in Spain. Is this month a good time to go to Spain? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Spain in October?

The weather conditions in Spain in October range from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

During October in Spain, the average temperature ranges from moderate in León with 17°C (62°F) to high in Seville with 26°C (79°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 14°C (57°F) in Seville and 7°C (45°F) in León.

Precipitation in October ranges from low in Puerto del Rosario with an average of 9mm (0.4inch) rainfall to heavy in Santiago de Compostela with 229mm (9inch). It is the wettest month of the year in Barcelona. It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 178 hours of sunshine in Barcelona during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Spain.

Where to go in Spain in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in Spain on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Spain

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Spain?

Average weather in Barcelona

In October Barcelona generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (62°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Barcelona
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 68°F 
218 hours 
79mm / 3.1inch 
8 days 
23°C / 73°F 
17°C / 62°F 
178 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
9 days 
18°C / 64°F 
12°C / 54°F 
145 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
5 days 
Climate in Barcelona

Average weather in Madrid

In October Madrid generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (67°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (52°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Madrid
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
27°C / 80°F 
16°C / 60°F 
249 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
3 days 
20°C / 67°F 
11°C / 52°F 
204 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
7 days 
13°C / 56°F 
6°C / 43°F 
147 hours 
57mm / 2.2inch 
7 days 
Climate in Madrid

Average weather in Calpe

In October Calpe generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Calpe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
6 days 
23°C / 73°F 
14°C / 57°F 
83mm / 3.3inch 
10 days 
19°C / 66°F 
10°C / 50°F 
55mm / 2.2inch 
9 days 
Climate in Calpe

Average weather in Valencia

In October Valencia generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (76°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (60°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Valencia
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
234 hours 
79mm / 3.1inch 
5 days 
24°C / 76°F 
15°C / 60°F 
202 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
5 days 
20°C / 68°F 
11°C / 52°F 
168 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
4 days 
Climate in Valencia

Average weather in Seville

In October Seville generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Seville
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
32°C / 90°F 
18°C / 64°F 
245 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
3 days 
26°C / 79°F 
14°C / 57°F 
220 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
6 days 
20°C / 68°F 
10°C / 50°F 
182 hours 
92mm / 3.6inch 
7 days 
Climate in Seville

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Spain.

Is October the best time to go to Spain?

In our opinion October is one of the best times to visit Spain with commonly perfect weather in Barcelona. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Spain is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Barcelona. The worst months are January and December that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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