The best time to visit Salou is between late-May and June when the daytime temperature averages 25ºC (77°F), and you may avoid the crowds that swamp the popular resort during the high season months of July and August.
Salou enjoys a Mediterranean climate of warm summers and mild winters.
Summer (June to September) averages 27°C (81°F) rising beyond 30°C (86°F) during the high season months of July and August; temperatures average 19°C (66°F) at night.
September and October are also good times to visit Salou, averaging between 22ºC (72°F) and 26ºC (79°F), although you can also expect occasional short heavy downpours.
Spring sees a March average of 17°C (63°F) and 18°C (64°F) in April. Early spring is also quite dry, May sees some rain while June and July are the driest months of the year.
Winter (December to February) averages 13°C (55°F).
Peak season: July and August are the major holiday months for many Europeans, with most hotels booked out and traffic, restaurants and beaches at their most congested.
High season: June and July. Not quite as bad as August for crowds.
Low season: Winter, spring and autumn when prices are competitive with minimal foreign visitors or Spanish tourists.
|Ave Temp (°C)||9||10||12||14||18||21||24||24||21||17||12||10|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||14||15||17||18||22||25||28||29||26||22||17||15|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||4||5||7||8||12||16||19||19||16||12||8||6|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||5||6||7||7||8||10||10||9||7||6||5||5|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||10||11||12||13||15||15||15||14||12||11||10||9|
|Days with some Rain||6||5||5||7||8||6||3||5||6||7||6||7|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||38||23||35||40||60||38||15||51||77||65||50||40|
|Sea Temp (°C)||13||13||13||14||17||20||23||25||23||20||17||15|
|(Salou, Costa Dorada, Spain)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) – Spain's meteorological agency.
Latest update: Best time to visit Salou: 9 December, 2019
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