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Best time to visit Granada, Spain

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The best time to visit Granada is May-June

If you’re looking to travel to Granada for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Granada is May-June due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 33℃ (92℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 2℃ (36℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 0℃ (32℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Granada are usually in June, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Granada in March. Head over there in July instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Granada, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

June

Granada seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Granada as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Granada is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Granada

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Granada for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Granada climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Granada for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Granada in January

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Granada in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Granada in March

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Granada in April

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Granada in May

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in May, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Granada in June

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Granada in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Granada in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Granada in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Granada in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in October, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Granada in November

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Granada in December

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Granada in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Granada is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Granada is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Granada is generally around March, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of March too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Granada, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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