January weather forecast and climate
Barcelona, Spain

The artistic Park Gull fronted by Gaudi, the architect, in Barcelona, Spain, on a beautiful summer day
The artistic Park Gull fronted by Gaudi, the architect, in Barcelona, Spain, on a beautiful summer day
January in Barcelona is the peak of winter and has a relatively high humidity of 63%. The temperature ranges between 5°C (41°F) and 14°C (57.2°F) and may not feel as cold because of the warm sun that shines on average for up to five hours per day. The nights get colder than the days, which are mildly cold and pleasant.
Rainfall in January collects an average of only 33mm (1.3") across rainy days that are roughly three during the month.
January is not a good time to head out to sea as the temperatures are averagely 14°C (57.2°F), and sometimes it gets windy along the coastline.

What is the coldest month in Barcelona?

January is the coldest month in Barcelona, with an average high-temperature of 14.8°C (58.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.8°C (47.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Barcelona?

In Barcelona, Spain, in January, the average high-temperature is 14.8°C (58.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Barcelona?

In Barcelona, during January, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 43.7mm (1.7") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Barcelona?

The average seawater temperature, in January, in Barcelona, is 13.4°C (56.1°F). Swimming in 13.4°C (56.1°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.
Average temperature in January - Barcelona, Spain
  • Average high temperature in January: 14.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.8°C).

Average rainfall in January - Barcelona, Spain
  • Average rainfall in January: 43.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (96.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (25.1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Barcelona, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (3.1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Barcelona, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in January: 13.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (13.1°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Barcelona, Spain
  • Average daylight in January: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average UV index in January - Barcelona, Spain
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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