Baby, it’s cold outside! But what did you expect? Welcome to Spain in the month of January, where on average you can predict cold winds, more frequent rain, and even snow in some parts. That’s right, you heard me correctly, people can go skiing in Spain. What that should mean to you, is that this month is not for bathing suits and golden skin! Instead pack a scarf, pack an umbrella, a good coat, and welcome to the magical winter season. Don’t worry we have all those answers with what will the weather be like in Spain in January explained below.
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Weather in Andalusia in January
In January Andalusia is perhaps a little warmer than Madrid, not by much. Never discount those warmer days which might sneak up on you however! Warmest: 61°F (16°C) and the coldest: 45°F (7°C).
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Weather in Barcelona in January
Barcelona’s beach scene will be much the same as Madrid’s great city – pretty cold – especially that sea water and those ocean winds. Though generally this much farther from Madrid, the rain tends to be more infrequent in its’ fall in Barcelona. Average high: 55°F (13°C) and average low: 39°F (4°C).
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Weather in Madrid in January
As always, be positive and hope the weather will vary! However, its best also to be informed, and January in Madrid is in fact on of the coldest months this city often experiences. Most cafes draw in their tables and provide the happy warmth of indoors. Museums usher in tourists to get out of that frigid air, and then entertain them with collections of all sorts. Throughout this time your general low is going to be 32°F (0°C) with a better high of 52°F (11°C)
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Weather in North-West Spain in January
These areas are astonishingly wet throughout January, and because of the constant rainfall a lot of the city stays generally around the same cold temperature, without fluctuating into very cold lows or very hot highs. Generally, you can expect the north-west territories to get you wet, but without freezing you stiff.
In Santiago de Compostela, the average records have been a low of: 46°F (8°C) with a high of: 55°F (13°C)
Weather in Northern Spain in January
Deeper you go inland, the colder it will get. Expect the north of Spain to have the coldest and rainiest days of all other regions in the country. Where it will most likely rain every other day, and you’re going to want an umbrella and a coat. With the coldest cold reaching around: 43°F (6°C) and the hottest hot at: 55°F/ (13°C).
Pack warm layers and hopefully your question of what will the weather be like in January in Spain has been answered.