Barcelona Weather in December: Enjoy a Mild Winter
December in Barcelona offers a mild and relatively cool winter climate, making it a pleasant destination for those seeking a festive holiday experience.
Here's what you can typically expect in terms of weather in December and what to pack:
>December in Barcelona features cool but moderate temperatures.
> Daytime temperatures usually range from 10°C to 15°C (50°F to 59°F).
> Nighttime temperatures can drop to around 4°C to 9°C (39°F to 48°F).
>Barcelona experiences a moderate amount of rainfall in December, with an average of 40-50 mm (1.6-2 inches) of precipitation throughout the month.
> You can expect occasional rain showers, so it's a good idea to bring an umbrella or raincoat.
December provides limited daylight hours, offering around 5 hours of sunshine per day on average.
Humidity levels are relatively moderate during December.
- December is a festive time in Barcelona, with Christmas markets, decorations, and various holiday events taking place throughout the city.
- It's a wonderful time to experience the local holiday traditions and cuisine.
- Pack warm clothing, including sweaters, jackets, and a coat to stay comfortable in the cooler temperatures.
- Don't forget to bring an umbrella or raincoat for occasional rain showers.
- Comfortable walking shoes are essential for city exploration.
Our tips for this tourist season:
December in Barcelona offers a unique blend of mild winter weather and holiday festivities. While it may not be ideal for beach activities, it's perfect for exploring the city's cultural and historic sites, enjoying the local cuisine, and experiencing the holiday spirit. The lower number of tourists during this time can also make your visit more relaxed. Check the local weather forecast as your travel dates approach to ensure you're prepared for the conditions during your stay.
>> The 15-day weather forecast on our page weather in Barcelona