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Spain weather in October

Planning a journey to Spain this October and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Spain in October?

Spain offers a broad spectrum of weather patterns. In October, one might encounter temperatures that range from moderate to warm, and precipitation levels ranging from low to heavy.

Based on our climate data spanning from 1990-2020, the average maximum temperature is moderate in Burg at 13°C to warm in Mairena del Alcor at 27°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 15°C in Mairena del Alcor and 2°C in Burg.

In October, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Playa Jandia with an average of 9.1 mm to heavy rainfall in Gondomar with 216 mm. Looking at the climate data spanning the last 30 years, this month sees the heaviest rainfall of the year in Barcelona. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 178 hours of sunlight expected in Barcelona. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For a closer look at October's conditions in Spain, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Spain's yearly weather, check out our Spain climate page.

Where to go in Spain in October

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Spain on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

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

Barcelona

In October Barcelona generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Barcelona
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
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25°C 
19°C 
218 hours 
89 mm 
9 days 
22°C 
15°C 
178 hours 
98 mm 
11 days 
17°C 
11°C 
145 hours 
66 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Barcelona

Madrid

In October Madrid generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Madrid
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
14°C 
249 hours 
26 mm 
7 days 
22°C 
10°C 
204 hours 
64 mm 
11 days 
15°C 
5°C 
147 hours 
59 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Madrid

Calpe

In October Calpe generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Calpe
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
27°C 
21°C 
68 mm 
6 days 
24°C 
18°C 
65 mm 
10 days 
20°C 
14°C 
61 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Calpe

Valencia

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

Valencia
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
28°C 
19°C 
234 hours 
62 mm 
6 days 
24°C 
15°C 
202 hours 
56 mm 
10 days 
19°C 
11°C 
168 hours 
46 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Valencia

Seville

In October Seville generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Seville
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
32°C 
19°C 
245 hours 
31 mm 
4 days 
27°C 
15°C 
220 hours 
72 mm 
10 days 
21°C 
10°C 
182 hours 
66 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Seville

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Is October the best time to visit Spain?

We believe that October is one of the best times to visit Spain with overall perfect weather in Barcelona. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in May, June, July, August, September and October offering mostly perfect weather in Barcelona. On the other hand, the months of January, February, March, November and December tend to have tolerable weather conditions.

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