Barcelona Water Temperature

Spain’s second largest city and the capital of the Catalunya region, Barcelona is a favourite destination for visitors. The influence of art and architecture on the city is legendary and Picasso, Gaudi and Miro have all made their mark.


The Sagrada Famiglia and Park Guell are a must for Gaudi fans, while the famous Las Ramblas in the Ciutat Vella or old town is the city’s liveliest street. National Geographic consider Barcelona to be the world’s number one beach city, and the season typically lasts from March till November.

Barcelona is a city close to Mediterranean sea. temperate climate with dry and hot summer would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 77.9°F / 25.5°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 55.4°F / 13°C. The avg. air temperature is around 73.9°F / 23.3°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 43.7°F / 6.5°C average air temperature. January is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and September with the max. precipitation in a year with 1.4in / 36.7mm. If you plan to visit this place, the month June, July, August, September would be the best time.

Barcelona Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 77 °F / 25 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 77.9°F / 25.5°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 55.4°F / 13°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 73.9°F / 23.3°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 43.7°F / 6.5°C
Wettest Month: September with 1.4in / 36.7mm
Driest Month: January with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity December with 81.3%
Lowest Humidity July with 68.6%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification temperate climate with dry and hot summer

Barcelona water temperature by month

Mediterranean sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

14.3 13.8 13.2

February

13.2 13 12.9

March

13.7 13.3 13

April

15.5 14.4 13.7

May

18.9 17 15.5

June

23 20.8 18.9

July

25.2 24.2 23

August

25.7 25.5 25.2

September

25.3 24.3 23.1

October

23.1 21.5 19.7

November

19.6 17.7 16.1

December

16.1 15 14.2

Mediterranean sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

57.7 56.8 55.8

February

55.8 55.4 55.2

March

56.7 55.9 55.4

April

59.9 57.9 56.7

May

66 62.6 59.9

June

73.4 69.4 66

July

77.4 75.6 73.4

August

78.3 77.9 77.4

September

77.5 75.7 73.6

October

73.6 70.7 67.5

November

67.3 63.9 61

December

61 59 57.6

The highest water temperature will be reached in August with around 77.9°F / 25.5°C. The lowest in February with an average water temperature of 55.4°F / 13°C.

Water at Barcelona’s beaches tends to be warm throughout the year with a low of 54 to 57F or 12 to 14C in March rising to a high of around 77 to 84F or 25 to 29C in mid August. Swimming is enjoyable throughout the year and surfing is possible at part of Barceloneta beach and at Bogatell beach. The warm waters mean that board shorts and a rash vest are normally enough, though you might prefer a light 5.3mm wetsuit for cooler, windy days.

Best time to visit Barcelona

Barcelona enjoys a sunny, Mediterranean climate, with warm summers and mild winters. Rainfall is unusual in summer and moderate in winter, making the city the perfect year round destination. Visit between May and September for swimming, water sports, sailing and sunbathing. The best conditions for surfers are during the winter months, so pack your board and head to Barceloneta or Bogatell between October and March.

Barcelona weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 26
Overcast clouds
80 °F
74°F
27 °C
23°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
10 %
61%
Jul. 27
Few clouds
82 °F
72°F
28 °C
22°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
69%
Jul. 28
Scattered clouds
79 °F
72°F
26 °C
22°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
80%
Jul. 29
Clear Sky
87 °F
75°F
30 °C
24°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
50%
Jul. 30
Clear Sky
84 °F
74°F
29 °C
24°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
60%
Jul. 31
Few clouds
80 °F
73°F
27 °C
23°C
2mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
58%
Aug. 01
Broken clouds
81 °F
73°F
27 °C
23°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
10 %
57%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Aug. 02
Scattered clouds
80 °F
73°F
27 °C
23°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
66%
Aug. 03
Overcast clouds
80 °F
74°F
26 °C
23°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
62%
Aug. 04
Scattered clouds
81 °F
71°F
27 °C
21°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (3mm)
50 %
64%
Aug. 05
Clear Sky
83 °F
73°F
28 °C
23°C
2mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
61%
Aug. 06
Clear Sky
79 °F
74°F
26 °C
23°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
59%
Aug. 07
Clear Sky
78 °F
75°F
25 °C
24°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Aug. 08
Broken clouds
87 °F
75°F
31 °C
24°C
1mph (1km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
55%
Aug. 09
Broken clouds
84 °F
71°F
29 °C
22°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (1mm)
20 %
56%
Aug. 10
Few clouds
88 °F
72°F
31 °C
22°C
2mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (4mm)
55 %
65%

Barcelona weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

12.2 6.5 1.3 0 0 80.3%

February

13.3 7.2 1.1 0 0 76.2%

March

16.4 9.9 3.2 0 0 73.4%

April

20 12.7 6.6 5.9 1 74.5%

May

23.2 16.2 8.9 3.4 0 73%

June

28.3 20.6 13.8 3 0 69.6%

July

28.9 23.3 18 2.1 0 68.6%

August

28.9 23.2 18.4 0.9 0 71.3%

September

25.8 20 13.8 36.7 1 76.8%

October

22.9 16.4 10.2 9 0 80.2%

November

17.9 10.9 4.4 0.6 0 79.9%

December

13.4 7.2 1.7 0 0 81.3%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

54 43.7 34.3 0 0 80.3%

February

55.9 45 34 0 0 76.2%

March

61.5 49.8 37.8 0 0 73.4%

April

68 54.9 43.9 0.2 1 74.5%

May

73.8 61.2 48 0.1 0 73%

June

82.9 69.1 56.8 0.1 0 69.6%

July

84 73.9 64.4 0.1 0 68.6%

August

84 73.8 65.1 0 0 71.3%

September

78.4 68 56.8 1.4 1 76.8%

October

73.2 61.5 50.4 0.4 0 80.2%

November

64.2 51.6 39.9 0 0 79.9%

December

56.1 45 35.1 0 0 81.3%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 73.9°F / 23.3°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 43.7°F / 6.5°C average temperature. January is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and September with the maximum precipitation in a year with 1.4in / 36.7mm.

The top attractions in Barcelona

The vibrant club scene in Barcelona makes the city a favourite with a young, cosmopolitan crowd who enjoy seeing top international DJ’s and musicians in exceptional venues. The city has something to appeal to everyone and a visit to La Sagrada Famiglia which is a UNESCO world heritage site is essential. Kids and art lovers alike will adore Gaudi’s magical Park Guell with its beautiful landscapes and sensational, quirky buildings.

See the Magic Fountain at La Plaça de Catalunya and shop in Spain’s most expensive and exclusive street, El Portal de l’Àngel. Be sure to take a stroll on the boardwalk at Barceloneta beach and take the Cable way up to Monjuic mountain for sensational views over the city.

Activities & POI in Barcelona

Type of Activity List
Beach Platja del Somorrostro, Banys del Fu00c3u00b2rum, Platja de l'Estaciu00c3u00b3, Platja del Coco, Platja Pont del Petroli, Platja del Fu00c3u00b2rum, Platja del Litoral, platja de la Mora, Platja del Bogatell, Platja del Camp de la Bota, Platja de la Barceloneta, Platja de Sant Miquel, Platja de Sant Sebastiu00c3u00a0, Platja de la Nova Icu00c3u00a0ria, Platja de Llevant, Platja de la Nova Mar Bella, Platja de la Mar Bella, Platja de La Ricarda Ca l'Arana
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Port Olu00c3u00admpic, Port de Badalona, Port Fu00c3u00b2rum Sant Adriu00c3u00a0, Moll de Llevant, Moll de Marina, Moll del Dipu00c3u00b2sit
Golf Course Golf Montjuu00c3u00afc, Golf Can Dragu00c3u00b3, Golf Range Diagonal
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