We're heading into the hottest time of the year in Spain now. Generally speaking you can expect high temperatures on the south and east coasts, even higher central Spain. The north and north-west is warmer than it was some cool days can be expected.
While Spain doesn't get as much rainfall as other European countries, some rain is a possibility at any time of year.
Remember that we're talking averages here. Weather throughout the world is unpredictable, so don't take what you read on this page as gospel.
Weather in Madrid in July
Main article: Madrid Weather in JulySummer in Madrid can be uncomfortably hot - and July is when the stifling heat really hits. Though not as bad as August, many businesses close up shop at this time of year and head to the beach, so you may find that your favorite bar or restaurant is closed.
The average maximum temperature in Madrid in July is 90°F/32°C and the average minimum temperature is 61°F/16°C.
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Weather in Barcelona in July
Main article: Barcelona Weather in JulyJuly in Barcelona is hot and sunny and the beaches will be packed with northern Europeans racing to turn from deathly white to deadly pink. Barcelona is far more bearable than Madrid in the height of summer. Some rain is possible but rare.
The average maximum temperature in Barcelona in July is 81°F/27°C and the average minimum temperature is 66°F/19°C.
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Weather in Andalusia in July
July in Andalusia is hot, hot, hot! Seville becomes a ghost town in July and August as the heat is unbearable, but the beaches will be very busy. You can generally guarantee cloud free days for most of July, but don't rule out a spot of rain.
The average maximum temperature in Malaga in July is 84°F/29°C and the average minimum temperature is 68°F/20°C.
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Weather in Northern Spain in JulyJuly is a good time to head to the Basque Country and other parts of northern Spain. The rain has mainly subsided and generally warm days can be expected. The weather isn't as reliable as it is in the south, but the locals won't be complaining!
The average maximum temperature in Bilbao in July is 77°F/25°C and the average minimum temperature is 61°F/16°C.
Weather in North-West Spain in July
July is the driest month for Galicia and Asturias, but that still means rain can be expected on approximately one day in three. The Spanish often head to the beaches of Galicia around this time, so good weather and suntanning is possible, but they have the luxury of being able to check the weather report before organizing a last-minute trip.
The average maximum temperature in Santiago de Compostela in July is 70°F/21°C and the average minimum temperature is 61°F/16°C.
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