The best times to visit Palencia for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Palencia Travel Info

Weather in Palencia

Temperature

Average temperatures in Palencia vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Palencia, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 85.7°F (29.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55°F (12.8°C) at night.

Palencia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Palencia Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Palencia Perceived Temperature (F)

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Palencia Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Palencia Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 46.1 39.3 32
Feb 50.1 41.6 31.8
Mar 56.5 47 34.7
Apr 61.8 52.2 39.8
May 68.6 58.3 43.9
Jun 77.1 66.3 50
Jul 84.2 72.2 53.7
Aug 83.9 71.8 54.5
Sep 76.4 65 50.4
Oct 66.2 56.1 44.6
Nov 53.5 45.6 36.9
Dec 47 39.6 31.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.8 4.1 0
Feb 10.1 5.3 -0.1
Mar 13.6 8.3 1.5
Apr 16.6 11.2 4.3
May 20.3 14.6 6.6
Jun 25.1 19.1 10
Jul 29 22.3 12.1
Aug 28.8 22.1 12.5
Sep 24.7 18.3 10.2
Oct 19 13.4 7
Nov 11.9 7.6 2.7
Dec 8.3 4.2 -0.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Palencia are August, July, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Palencia? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Palencia is often around around December 10th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Palencia.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Palencia (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0.9 1.6
Feb 15% 0.8 1
Mar 13% 0 1.2
Apr 17% 0 1.9
May 16% 0 1.8
Jun 15% 0 1.7
Jul 3% 0 0.3
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 7% 0 0.9
Oct 16% 0 2.4
Nov 15% 0 1.6
Dec 15% 1.1 1.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 2.3 4.1
Feb 15 2 2.5
Mar 13 0 3
Apr 17 0 4.8
May 16 0 4.6
Jun 15 0 4.3
Jul 3 0 0.8
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 7 0 2.3
Oct 16 0 6.1
Nov 15 0 4.1
Dec 15 2.8 4.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Palencia has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (31.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (84.2%).

Wind in Palencia is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Palencia.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.4 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Feb 8.9 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Mar 9 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Apr 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
May 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jun 7.1 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jul 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Sep 6.7 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Nov 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6.3 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 84.2%
Feb 69.1%
Mar 56.6%
Apr 57.7%
May 50.6%
Jun 42.7%
Jul 31.8%
Aug 32.7%
Sep 42.4%
Oct 59.5%
Nov 76.9%
Dec 82.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Palencia?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Spain; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Palencia, Spain is July, followed by August and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Palencia in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43.8 in November means 43.8% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Palencia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73°F (22.8°C) and 54.5°F (12.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Palencia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 46.2°F (7.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Palencia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.5°F (12.5°C) and 44.8°F (7.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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