Average Sunshine in Spain for April





The tables below give April averages for the hours of sunshine and number of sunny days at dozens of cities throughout Spain.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: East, Northeast, Northwest, Central, Balearic Islands and South of Spain.

The month's totals are averages of weather data collected during 1971 to 2000.

Eastern Spain

This section covers Spain's east coast on the Mediterranean Sea and includes the regions of Catalonia (Cataluña) and Valencian Community (Comunidad Valenciana). The highest weather station in the list is on the peak of Turo De L'Home in Parc Natural del Montseny at 1706 metres (5597 feet) elevation.

Total April sunshine
Hours Place Clear Days
246 Alicante 6
220 Barcelona 4
227 Castellón 4
182 Girona 5
248 Lleida 6
223 Reus 3
149 Turo De L'Home 2
229 Valencia 5

Balearic Islands

Average amount of sun in April
Hours Place Clear Days
243 Ibiza (Eivissa) 7
222 Menorca 4
231 Palma, Mallorca 4

Northeast Spain

Cities on this list are located near Spain's border with France, in the regions of Aragon, Basque Country (País Vasco), La Rioja and Navarre (Comunidad Foral de Navarra).

Average April sun
Hours Place Clear Days
128 Bilbao 2
188 Logroño 3
175 Pamplona 3
148 San Sebastián 2
221 Saragossa (Zaragoza) 5
154 Vitoria-Gasteiz 2

Northwest Spain

Cities in Asturias, Cantabria and Galicia, Spain's regions along the Atlantic Ocean, are included in this section.

Number of sunny hours and days in April on average
Hours Place Clear Days
167 Coruña 4
151 Gijón 2
160 Lugo 3
180 Ourense 4
152 Oviedo 2
197 Pontevedra 6
147 Santander 3
170 Santiago de Compostela 4
184 Vigo 6

Central Spain

Weather information in this table is for the regions of Castile and Leon (Castilla y León), Castile-La Mancha, Community of Madrid (Comunidad de Madrid) and Extremadura. One weather station, Puerto de Navacerrada, is at 1894 metres (6214 feet) elevation at a ski resort near Madrid.

Average total sunshine in April
Hours Place Clear Days
232 Albacete 6
209 Ávila 4
233 Badajoz 5
173 Burgos 3
220 León 4
231 Madrid 5
160 Puerto de Navacerrada 3
216 Salamanca 5
192 Segovia 4
238 Toledo 4
207 Torrejón de Ardoz 3
222 Valladolid 4

Southern Spain

This list covers the Andalusia (Andalucía) and Murcia regions, which stretch along Spain's southern coasts on the Atlantic and Mediterranean, including Costa del Sol.

Total April sunshine
Hours Place Clear Days
250 Almería 6
250 Cordova (Córdoba) 6
231 Granada 5
246 Huelva 7
243 Jerez de la Frontera 7
229 Málaga 5
240 Murcia 5
234 Seville (Sevilla) 6
218 Tarifa 6
Reference

AEMET (Agencia Estatal De Meteorologia, Gobierno de España). Valores Climatológicos Normales.

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