Averages for Murcia in February

Weather lowdown

Murcia is one of the smallest regions of Spain but it has plenty to do and see. Located on the south east coast, it includes a vibrant city, stunning countryside and a long, sandy coastline with some world-class beaches.

The weather in Murcia is February makes it possible to enjoy all of these attractions in comfort. With great weather all year round, Murcia is popular with tourists thanks to its mild temperatures and dry climate.

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Averages for Murcia in February

  Temperature 12°C

53°F

Low Temperature 6°C

43°F

  High Temperature 17°C

63°F

  Sunshine Hours 3 hrs
  Chance of Sunny Day 44 %
  Rainfall 30mm
  Rainfall days 5 days
  Chance of Rain 25 %
  Chance of Cloudy Day 34 %
  Sea Temperature 15°C

58°F

Chance of Windy Day 15 %
Daily averages for February

Daily averages for February

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
°C 11 9 8 10 15 14 13 12 9 13 10 8 11 17 12 15 10 12 14 14 14 12 11 8 12 15 13 12
°F 52 48 46 50 59 57 55 54 48 55 50 46 52 63 54 59 50 54 57 57 57 54 52 46 54 59 55 54

Averages for Murcia in February

Weather lowdown

Murcia is one of the smallest regions of Spain but it has plenty to do and see. Located on the south east coast, it includes a vibrant city, stunning countryside and a long, sandy coastline with some world-class beaches.

The weather in Murcia is February makes it possible to enjoy all of these attractions in comfort. With great weather all year round, Murcia is popular with tourists thanks to its mild temperatures and dry climate.

Winter is coming to an end in February and temperatures are starting to increase slightly. The average temperature is 12°C which is 2 degrees warmer than January. However, the daily temperatures in February vary greatly, rising to pleasant highs of 17°C on some days but falling to 8°C on others. The month’s low temperature is a chilly 6°C but lower temperatures tend to occur at night. Visitors are recommended to pack a jacket and some warmer layers in their case for cool evenings in Murcia.

The weather also fluctuates depending on how close to the coast you are in Murcia. The sea breeze results in slightly cooler temperatures in the seaside resorts and port towns. At 15°C , February’s average sea temperatures are still relatively moderate but a lot colder than the summer months.

As winter turns into spring, the weather starts to dry up. February has much less rainfall than January, with 30mm of rain across the month and an average of 5 wet days. There’s still a 25% chance of rain though, so make sure to bring an umbrella.

Despite this, visitors to Murcia in February will see some sunshine, with an average of 3 sunny hours a day and a 44% chance of a sunny day.  There’s only a 34% chance of a cloudy day, so when the sun does appear, the skies should be bright and clear.

Where to stay

Wherever you decide to stay in Murcia, there is an array of high quality accommodation in the region. Rooms will be especially great value in February which is outside the peak travel time.

In Murcia city centre, you will find a great place to stay at Hotel Casa Emilio. This budget-friendly hotel gets great reviews as a result of its comfortable surroundings and central location. The hotel is perfectly situated just 5 minutes’ walk from Murcia Cathedral in the city’s historic centre.

For a more relaxing retreat, choose the serene Senator Mar Menor Hotel which is set in the lush, tree-lined grounds of an 18-hole golf course. The hotel is located just 0.6 miles from the Mar Menor lagoon and beach in Los Alcázares. Guests can make the most of the golf facilities, spend the day the by resorts pool or while away the hours in the tranquil spa.

Things to do

February in Murcia is an exciting month which can be summed up in one word: Carnival. Carnival season features parades, costume contests and dance performances all over the region that date back over 200 years. The festivities are held in Mar Menor, Cartagena and Cabezo de Torres but Águilas is rumoured to have the most elaborate fiesta.

February is also a great time to rent a car and explore the areas of Murcia. Holiday makers can get out and experience the beautiful countryside and picturesque coastal towns that the region has to offer. Driving in the more rural areas is a breath-taking experience.

Alternatively, if you don’t want to drive, there is plenty to see within the city of Murcia on foot. The city is a hub of culture. Head to Plaza Cardinal Belluga and see the ornate Cathedral de Santa Maria or spend a day admiring the beautiful architecture at the Real Casino de Murcia, a 19th century building. The City Museum makes a great family activity and features interactive displays that will tell you about the city's 2000 year history.

Hit the beach

Murcia is located on the Costa Cálida and features around 250km of beautiful Mediterranean shoreline. This means that visitors to Murcia are spoiled for choice when it comes to beaches.

Those who want to swim in the sea should head to Mar Menor, a beautiful stretch of coast. This enclosed beach is Europe’s largest lagoon and maintains a warm sea temperature all year round. The calm water is perfect for water sports too and people often partake in jet skiing and wind surfing here.

Levante beach is conveniently located in the seaside town of Águilas and is popular but won’t be crowded with tourists in February. The Blue Flag beach is around 400m long and is covered in soft golden sand. The beach is just a short walk to the town centre and an array of shops, restaurants and bars.

Eating and drinking

With an excellent Mediterranean climate, Murcia is blessed with amazing local cuisine that reflects the fresh produce on offer. The region is often named as the home of the best tapas in Spain.

Tapas can be found all over Murcia in restaurants such as La Tapa, located in the Plaza de las Flores. This modern tapas restaurant is popular with locals and tourists who flock there for a real taste of Spanish cuisine and a lively atmosphere. Try the seafood dishes such as the deep-fried baby squid or the whitebait.

For a fun dining experience in the centre of Murcia city, look no further than Los Arroces del Romea which is located in front of the Teatro de Romea. At this small restaurant, guests can watch speciality paella-style rice dishes being prepared in cartwheel-sized pans over wood-fired flames. There’s a range of delicious rice dishes to choose from, including seafood and vegetarian paella.

Outside of the city, the food quality remains just as high. The coastal town of Cartagena has some fantastic bars and restaurants such as La Marquesita. Located in the centre of town, this family-friendly eatery serves traditional Mediterranean dishes such as casseroles and fish from the Mar Menor.

 

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