Average Sunshine in Spain for February





The tables below give February 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 February sunshine
Hours Place Clear Days
180 Alicante 6
163 Barcelona 5
175 Castellón 5
152 Girona 8
167 Lleida 7
164 Reus 5
138 Turo De L'Home 4
169 Valencia 6

Balearic Islands

Average amount of sun in February
Hours Place Clear Days
167 Ibiza (Eivissa) 5
153 Menorca 2
168 Palma, Mallorca 3

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 February sun
Hours Place Clear Days
97 Bilbao 2
133 Logroño 3
121 Pamplona 3
104 San Sebastián 3
165 Saragossa (Zaragoza) 5
106 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 February on average
Hours Place Clear Days
112 Coruña 3
109 Gijón 2
101 Lugo 3
105 Ourense 3
117 Oviedo 3
112 Pontevedra 5
100 Santander 3
108 Santiago de Compostela 3
116 Vigo 5

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 February
Hours Place Clear Days
164 Albacete 6
154 Ávila 5
162 Badajoz 6
113 Burgos 2
153 León 5
157 Madrid 6
107 Puerto de Navacerrada 4
150 Salamanca 4
137 Segovia 4
164 Toledo 6
152 Torrejón de Ardoz 5
141 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 February sunshine
Hours Place Clear Days
191 Almería 6
191 Cordova (Córdoba) 6
172 Granada 7
170 Huelva 8
181 Jerez de la Frontera 8
178 Málaga 6
176 Murcia 6
183 Seville (Sevilla) 8
161 Tarifa 4
Reference

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

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