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November in Barcelona: weather, what to pack and what to see

Barcelona is full of relatively mild winters for Europe and hot summers. You won’t sunbathe in Barcelona in November, but it is very pleasant for sightseeing in mild temperatures during the day. Temperatures don’t drop tremendously at night until the end of the month. The tourist season is over, so hotels and travel deals should be easy to find.

Barcelona Weather in November

November is considered a transitional seasonal month, so there can be days as warm as the high 60s, with average monthly temperatures in the mid-60s. The weather tends to be quite pleasant throughout the month, rarely reaching 68 ° F and generally does not fall below 50 ° F until the end of the month. Large fluctuations in temperature are rare in Barcelona due to the city’s proximity to the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Rain is always possible, so bring an umbrella.

At the beginning of the month, you will still experience some mild afternoons for dining on the terrace and strolling in the evening in this eminently walkable city. As the month progresses, the weather in Barcelona doesn’t change much. By the time you get to the end of November, you’ll need to get your sweaters and light jackets out. You will still find some warm and sunny days, but temperatures start to drop at night to 40 degrees F.

What to pack

Barcelona can be difficult to pack in November as it is going through a seasonal transition. Some days it will feel warm and temperate if the sun is out and there is no wind, but then it can feel cooler in a matter of hours. The best bet is to bring fall clothes. Wear layers. Remove layers as needed. You can bring shorts and skirts, but make sure you have a warm sweater or jacket and a pair of pants or two.

If you are visiting Barcelona for the nightlife, you have made the right decision in choosing this city. There are nightclubs catering to all kinds of music genres and lifestyles. Most clubs have a dress code, so check in advance before you leave your home and pack the appropriate attire that fits the dress code of the clubs you prefer.

November events in Barcelona

  • November 1 is Diada de Tots Sants (All Saints’ Day), a public holiday celebrated by locals who bring flowers to their deceased friends and family in cemeteries. Also on this day, families gather to feast on seasonal products such as chestnuts and sweet potatoes.
  • If you are in Barcelona at any time from the end of October to the end of November, visit the famous Barcelona Jazz Festival with concerts throughout the month in various places in and around the city.
  • The Barcelona Independent Film Festival or L’Alternativa which means “the alternative” focuses on supporting and promoting the production of alternative films. This November festival allows movie lovers to overdose on the screening of some 170 films from around the world each year.
  • The last two weeks of November bring the beginning of the Christmas celebrations with the illumination of the Christmas lights around the city and the installation of the huge ice skating rink on the Placa de Catalunya, the main square of the city.

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