This article is about the weather in Girona and describes climatic conditions throughout the year.
You'll also find out about the differences in the weather across the province of Girona, from the coast to the mountains. There's a table giving average monthly temperatures for the province, and there are figures for how much annual rainfall Girona receives.
The weather in Girona (Spain) on average is mild. The average yearly temperature is 23 degrees Celsius, and an average year of rainfall is 749 mm. The city of Girona lies at 70 metres above sea level.
During August, the locals informed me that the temperature can reach as high as 40 degrees Celsius, on extreme occasions, but it would rarely be higher than this. In February it has been known to dip a couple of degrees below 0, although the average temperature for this time is usually 10 degrees Celsius. On the whole the temperatures are more stable and there are lots of bright days with sunshine all year round.
The Costa Brava is the coast of the province of Girona. It is a very popular holiday resort and enjoys average temperatures of 25 degrees Celsius. There is a sea breeze that cools the effect of the sun.
The province of Girona includes the western section of the Pyrenean mountain range. This is where the climate in Gerona is very different. Here you'll find snow and ski resorts, just one and a half hours drive from the city of Girona. Follow this link for more information on Gerona tourism, which includes contact information for various ski-resorts.
In the summer in the city of Girona, you should be fine in t-shirts without a jacket. On the coast, the sea breeze makes the night air feel a little cooler, and so to be on the safe side, pack a light weight jacket. During the day on the coast in summer, it is hot enough for beachwear.
In winter be prepared for temperatures as low as freezing although the norm is that a medium jacket with a light sweater should keep you warm enough.
Average temperatures for the climate in Girona, Spain, in degrees Celsius.
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The above temperatures are averages, so bear in mind that the temperatures can be slightly higher or lower. In summer during July and August, temperatures have been known to reach 35 - 40 degrees Celsius.
On the whole Girona has a mild climate, with plenty of sunny days and not too much rain. There are differences on the coast, which is a couple of degrees warmer, but has a cooling sea breeze. You'll also see differences in the Pyrenees mountains, as there is plenty of snow for skiing all year round.