Climate in La Rioja

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this site result from the collected data from four measuring weather stations in La Rioja.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1080m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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La Rioja is one of the coldest regions in Spain, with an average daily maximum temperature of only 19 degrees. Due to the warmer temperatures, the best time for traveling is from June to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Sunshine hours per day
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 10 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of La Rioja. In December, the sun shines the least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 10 rain days, November offers the most rain days, while July has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.7 mm, the least amount of rain falls in August. November, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of La Rioja

Most important cities in the region »La Rioja«

The region has a west-east extension of about 100 km and over 60 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Logroño151,04642° 28' 0"N2° 27' 0"W
Calahorra24,78742° 18' 18"N1° 57' 55"W
Arnedo14,45742° 13' 41"N2° 6' 3"W
Haro12,26142° 34' 35"N2° 50' 51"W
Alfaro9,57442° 10' 49"N1° 45' 1"W
Nájera7,78942° 25' 6"N2° 43' 43"W
Santo Domingo de la Calzada6,22342° 26' 25"N2° 57' 13"W
Lardero6,21442° 25' 37"N2° 27' 42"W
Autol4,00242° 12' 60"N2° 0' 19"W
Villamediana de Iregua3,80742° 25' 36"N2° 25' 10"W
Pradejón3,54642° 20' 4"N2° 4' 7"W
Rincón de Soto3,54442° 14' 5"N1° 51' 8"W
Cervera del Río Alhama3,09942° 0' 19"N1° 57' 19"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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