Average Sunshine in Spain for October





The tables below give October 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 October sunshine
Hours Place Clear Days
220 Alicante 6
180 Barcelona 4
200 Castellón 5
165 Girona 7
200 Lleida 6
184 Reus 4
161 Turo De L'Home 4
201 Valencia 6

Balearic Islands

Average amount of sun in October
Hours Place Clear Days
198 Ibiza (Eivissa) 5
192 Menorca 2
204 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 October sun
Hours Place Clear Days
123 Bilbao 3
161 Logroño 4
160 Pamplona 5
136 San Sebastián 3
192 Saragossa (Zaragoza) 5
137 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 October on average
Hours Place Clear Days
150 Coruña 3
132 Gijón 3
134 Lugo 2
138 Ourense 3
134 Oviedo 2
151 Pontevedra 6
127 Santander 3
138 Santiago de Compostela 3
154 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 October
Hours Place Clear Days
197 Albacete 5
187 Ávila 6
211 Badajoz 7
150 Burgos 3
179 León 5
198 Madrid 6
146 Puerto de Navacerrada 6
185 Salamanca 4
172 Segovia 5
203 Toledo 6
176 Torrejón de Ardoz 6
176 Valladolid 5

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 October sunshine
Hours Place Clear Days
221 Almería 5
221 Cordova (Córdoba) 5
215 Granada 8
211 Huelva 10
228 Jerez de la Frontera 9
213 Málaga 6
203 Murcia 5
218 Seville (Sevilla) 9
202 Tarifa 6
Reference

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

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