Salou: September Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||7 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||44 %|
|Rainfall days||9 days|
|Chance of Rain||22 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||10 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||5 %|
Averages for Salou in September
Salou in Spain has wonderfully pleasant weather during September. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy the end of the summer season, Salou is a great choice. Daytime average temperatures reach a high of 25°C (77°F) and only fall to 17°C (63°F) at night with an average temperature of 21°C (70°F) making it a perfect time to visit.
The highest recorded temperature in September (1999) has been about 31°C (89°F), with the lowest recorded temperature (2002) at 5°C (42°F). The weather holds at about 27°C from the beginning of the month into the second week. The warm weather begins to decrease into the third week from 26 to 25°C and drops to around 23°C by the end of the month. The weather for September can be very cloudy and rainy. The first half of the month you can expect rain twice a week but that increases as the month goes on to four or five times a week by the end of the month.
September can be quite wet. You can expect an average of 9 rainy days for the month with the average monthly amount of precipitation around 50 mm. With 7 bright hours of sunshine a day, however, the weather in can still be quite enjoyable.
The sea temperature warms up just a bit from the previous months to 23°C (73°F) which is certainly warm enough for the adventurers who want to enjoy surfing, snorkeling and jet skiing, as well as those who just want to feel the cool spray as they walk the beach. Pack your wetsuit and enjoy the waves.
Humidity stays between 50 and 80% for most of September but will see averages reach as low as 49% and as high as 88%. The daily average for September is around 67%, making it very nice.
Wind speeds vary from 2-10 mph throughout the month and in recent years have sustained the maximum speed of 56 km/h, (that is equivalent of around 35 mph, or 30 knots). The average daily wind speed in September has been around 11 km/h (that is equivalent to about 7 mph, or 6 knots).
Things to do
Parc Municipal de Salou is a local gem a little outside of the tourist’s agenda but well worth a visit, especially if you have small children. It’s a pleasant park with a café, a play area for children, and benches for the adults. While you’re there, you can take a relaxing walk, enjoy the quiet away from the busyness, and even have a caricature drawn. Locals especially enjoy this place in the evenings when it is the perfect time to stroll and visit the little pond there or relax under a shade tree.
The complex of buildings known as Masia Catalana of Salou was constructed in 1974 to show elements of rural Catalan life. The site features countryside tools, pets, and breeding and in the summertime (June – September) is a craft market place. Thirty stalls featuring jewelry, crafts from different countries, ceramics, soaps and candles are available in the summertime. The Farm Park plot is 5.260m square and mostly occupied by garden area as well as several typical Catalan Market rural buildings. You can see types of tools used by Catalans as well as what type of work is done with them. As of late, playgrounds have been added as the building is maintained and rehabilitated to its original splendor.
Hit the Beach
If you’re looking for a site with amazing natural beauty, you’ll have to visit Penya Tallada Cove. Located between Punta de Replanells and Punta de Cavall, lies a natural oasis. Enjoy incredible and unique rock formations that drop into the sea. These formations have been shaped over centuries by erosion, which isolates the little cove of Penya Tallada.
Where to eat & drink
To enjoy fine food and great views, you should visit Restaurante Club Nautico Salou. Prices can be moderate or a bit on the fancy side at this luxurious restaurant, but you won’t’ be disappointed. You’ll get a great value for your money at Restaurante Club Nautico Salou. Enjoy Mediterranean, Spanish and Fusion Cuisines right next to the sea – you can even get a table on the terrace just be sure to dress appropriately for the cool evening breeze. This isn’t just a chic place for adults, though; the staff is very friendly with children.
At O’ Mar Restaurant you’ll enjoy a stunning meal cooked to perfection. It’s a great little place on a busy street, tucked away from the beach but don’t let that location fool you; the seafood selection is wonderful and so is the beautiful atmosphere. The friendly staff will provide you with bread, tomato, garlic and olive oil so that you can create your own starter.
Where to stay
Whether or not you decide to attend Port Aventura Park, you should check out Port Aventura Hotel. The hotel itself is an adventure for the whole family. You’ll enter a charming fishing village on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and be swept away by the charm of the little surrounding villas and greenery. Also enjoy two outdoor pools where you can relax in tranquility. On site there is a gymnasium, sauna, steam bath, and Jacuzzi to rejuvenate you after a long day in the sun. The children’s pool is specially designed for your little adventurers to explore. Another obvious benefit is you will be close to the park, should you choose to visit.
At the Best Mediterraneo Hotel, you’ll enjoy all of the standard accommodations of a great hotel. When you stay here, you’ll enjoy a great location in one of the most central areas of Salou, just 10 minutes away from the beach. A bar/lounge is onsite as well as a restaurant service national and international cuisine. Enjoy free Wi-Fi as well as children’s activities, fantastic entertainment, a swimming pool, and superb cleanliness when you stay at The Best Mediterráneo Hotel.
September events in Salou
King Jaume I Festival
10th September 2015 to 13th September 2015
This fair is held in Salou in September. In Ponent streets, Miro and Esglesia traders sell medieval clothes, bread, crafts, food, teas, gifts and more.
National Day of Catalonia
11th September 2015
This day marks the anniversary of the recapture of Barcelona in 1714. On this day it is traditional for the community to make a large paella (12 feet) to be exact and share it between themselves. There will also be various political demonstrations and concerts taking place throughout Salou and Barcelona. There will also be plenty of Catalonia's flags on show known as the 'Senyera', which consists of nine red and yellow horizontal stripes.
The day of the Mare de Déu de la Mercé
24th September 2015
This tribute to the patron of the city of Barcelona highlights the mix of cultures of the Catalan region. Some of the most prominent features of the parade include giant paper mache "giants" and locals performing a traditional dance from Emporda.
Costa Daurada Rally Classics Meeting
28th September 2015
This exciting motor event is where hundreds of different classic cars such as a 1921 Todd and various motorbikes will parade through the local neighbourhoods including La Pineda and Camrils, ending up in Juame I.