In Barcelona, Spain, the weather in January is typically cool and relatively mild compared to many other parts of Europe during this time of year.
Here's what you can generally expect in terms of weather conditions in Barcelona in January:
> The average daytime high temperature in January ranges from 13°C to 15°C (55°F to 59°F).
> Nighttime temperatures can drop to around 5°C to 7°C (41°F to 45°F). It's a good idea to dress in layers and bring a jacket or coat for cooler evenings.
Barcelona experiences some rainfall in January, with an average of 5 to 6 rainy days during the month. However, the amount of precipitation is relatively low compared to other months, with an average rainfall of around 40-50 mm (1.6-2 inches).
January in Barcelona sees around 5 to 6 hours of sunshine per day, which is relatively limited. It's advisable to check the weather forecast during your stay, as cloudy and overcast days can be common.
Humidity levels are moderate in January, which can make the cooler temperatures feel more comfortable. However, the city can still experience occasional mist or fog.
Barcelona may have some windy days in January, particularly along the coast. Be prepared for gusty conditions, especially if you plan to spend time by the sea.
Our tips for this tourist season:
Overall, while January is one of the cooler and wetter months in Barcelona, it can still be a pleasant time to visit if you prefer milder weather and fewer crowds compared to the peak tourist season in the summer. Just be sure to pack appropriately for the cooler temperatures and the possibility of rain.
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