Barcelona Weather in January

Averages By Month

January Overview

In January average temperatures vary between 41°F (5°C) and 57°F (14°C). Therefore, it is one of the coldest months in Barcelona with three rainy days, and approximately five hours of sunshine a day. As there are few tourists, it is a good month if you are seeking a city trip.

While exploring Barcelona, don’t miss two stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Sagrada Familia and the Park Güell. Sagrada Familia is an unfinished yet impressive basilica and one of Antonio Gaudís most famous works. On a sunny day, Park Güell, which is also a masterpiece by Gaudí, is also highly recommended.

If you plan your visit for early January, you may also find yourself in the middle of a parade: the Three Kings Parade. In the course of this parade the Three Wise Men bring gifts to children. Another event you should not miss is Mercat Del Encants, a large flea market that takes place throughout January.

High and Low Temperature in January °F

Water Temperature in January °F

Current Weather Barcelona

63°F light rain
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Barcelona

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

57° 57° 61° 65° 71° 79° 83° 84° 79° 73° 64° 57°

Low °F

41° 42° 46° 51° 57° 65° 70° 70° 65° 58° 48° 41°


5 7 7 8 8 9 10 9 8 6 5 4

Rain days

3 5 4 5 5 2 2 5 5 6 4 5

Water °F

57° 55° 57° 59° 64° 70° 75° 79° 75° 72° 64° 61°

Barcelona Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Barcelona

Barcelona is worth a visitrnthroughout the year. To enjoy a wonderful summer vacation at the beach, thernsummer months from late June to mid-September with average temperatures between 65°F (18°C) and 84°F (29°C) are a goodrnchoice. For a pleasant city trip the months from April to June as well as September and October are ideal. During these months, the mean temperaturesrnrange from 51°F (10°C) to 79°F (26°C).rnHowever, for those wanting to avoid tourist crowds, the colder months are stillrna good choice - especially February and March.

Things to know about Barcelona

Barcelona is Spain’s second largest city, Catalonia’s capital and has two official languages: Catalan and Spanish. It is located on the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian peninsula, making it the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea. There are about four kilometers of beaches where you can enjoy your summer vacation to the fullest. The city offers a perfect mix of traditions and modern avant-garde aspects. One of the most famous things Barcelona stands for, are the architectural masterpieces of Antoni Gaudí. In general, there are lots of remarkable architectural buildings that are also World Heritage Sites. All in all, Barcelona is a beautiful European city and worth a visit all year round!

Here are some things you shouldn’t miss while you are visiting Barcelona:

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