The city of Valencia has a typical Mediterranean climate with short, dry and mild winters, and long, dry and hot summers. The rainiest time of the year is the autumn months between September and December. During the summer the city temperatures are mitigated by the influence of winds from the sea.
The maximum average temperatures even in the hottest months do not exceed 30 ° C, thanks to the mitigating influences of the sea. In winter the average minimum temperatures vary between 7 ° C and 8 ° C while the average maximum winter temperatures are around 16 ° C-17 ° C making the climate of the city pleasant even in the winter months. Sub-zero temperatures are extremely rare.
Average rainfall is around 450 mm per year and is concentrated between September and December. October is the wettest month while July is the driest month. Valencia has an annual average of only 46 rainy days, while sunny hours are 2,660 per year. Valencia has an annual average of 91 days with clear skies. The fog is present only in rare moments in fact there are only 10 days of fog in a year.
The water temperature of the Valencia sea makes swimming pleasant between June and October. In August the sea water temperature reaches 26 ° C.
WHEN TO GO TO VALENCIA
Valencia can be visited all year round, but spring and summer are the best seasons for a visit to the city.
THE CLIMATE OF VALENCIA: CLIMATE TABLES
|VALENCIA (15 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|