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The Weather in Barcelona in November

Updated: May 3, 2024

This post covers what to expect for temperatures, and rainfall, as well as tips for what to wear during the month of November.

November in Barcelona features drier weather with cool days and cold nights.

As a retired meteorologist turned tour guide, I didn't expect that I would use my experience as a forecaster in my new career in tourism.

But here I am, finding myself answering more weather questions as a blogger than I ever did as a weatherman.

So, here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the weather in Barcelona in November.

How Warm is Barcelona in November?

Daytime high temperatures early in November will tend to be around 18-19 C (65-67 F) falling to around 15-17 C (59-62 F) by the end of the month.

A few of the warmer afternoons, especially early in the month, can reach up near 22 C (72 F).

The record high temperature in Barcelona during November is 27 C (81 F).

Late night and early morning low temperatures will tend to be around 9-11 C (49-51 F) early in the month but will fall to about 7-8 C (44-45 F near the end of the month.

A few of the colder mornings, especially late in November, can dip down around 3 C (37 F).

The record low temperature in Barcelona during November is -2 C (28 F).

Sun and Rain

During November you can expect about 13 sunny, 4 partly sunny, and about 13 mostly cloudy days.

Some rain falls on about 9 days this month, however, only 4-5 days record 1 mm (0.04 inches) or more. 


The number of daylight hours decreases this month from 10.4 hours on the 1st to about 9.4 hours by the 30th. 


The wind in Barcelona this month tends to be mostly light to gentle at 6-19 kph (4-12 mph) but occasionally can be moderate at 20-28 kph (13-18 mph).

Ocean Temperatures

Ocean temperatures continue to fall this month from about 19 C (66 F) early in the month, cooling to about 16 C (61 F) near the end of the month.

What to Wear?

Autumn weather prevails this month in Barcelona with a couple of winter-like days possible near the end of the month.

We recommend long-sleeved shirts and tops, as well as a couple of sweaters plus a medium-weight coat or jacket for the colder nights and mornings.

Don’t forget some comfortable walking shoes!

Things to Do in Barcelona in November

Although there will be some cloudy, rainy days this November, half the month should be nice enough for a pay-what-you-wish walking tour in Barcelona.

This is also the month of the Barcelona Jazz Festival, which means there will be plenty of opportunities to hear live jazz music performed throughout the city.

If you prefer a different kind of music, there will also be a few decent concerts to attend this November:

For even more ideas, make sure to check our full post covering things to do in Barcelona in November.

Fred Pickhardt

Ocean Weather Services

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: May 3rd, 2024
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