January Weather Averages for Seville
What's the Weather like in Seville in January
Seville is located in the South of Spain. Famous for its architecture and tourist attractions, the climate differs depending on the time of year. Its Mediterranean climate produces high temperatures in summer with the cooler months occurring in winter. In January, the sun normally shines for at least 6 hours per day, however, there are on average 8 days of rainfall during the month. Around 66mm of rain falls throughout Ja...
What's the Weather like in Seville in January
Seville is located in the South of Spain. Famous for its architecture and tourist attractions, the climate differs depending on the time of year. Its Mediterranean climate produces high temperatures in summer with the cooler months occurring in winter. In January, the sun normally shines for at least 6 hours per day, however, there are on average 8 days of rainfall during the month. Around 66mm of rain falls throughout January with temperatures generally settling between 6 °C and 15 °C.
The daily average temperature for Seville is usually around 11 °C and January is the coldest month of the year. However, it's actually mild compared to other regions of Europe. Those looking to visit Seville when it's warm should visit in the summer months. Rain occurs in the form of a heavy shower but apart from that, you shouldn't experience any drizzle or mist. The highest ever recorded temperature in January for Seville is 23 °C with the lowest being -5°C. However, these temperatures are rare and you'll normally find the weather is consistent with the averages. The average sea temperature in January for the nearest beach is normally around 17°C which can feel cold, so you might just want to take a quick dip at most. The average humidity for the resort is around 74% but at this time of year its comfortable and you won't notice the humidity.
Despite the cooler temperatures, it's still perfect weather for wearing a t-shirt and shorts, however, its best to take a jacket or long sleeved top for the evening.
Seville Hotels in January
The many exquisite hotels in the region include the EME Catedral Hotel. Situated next door to Seville Cathedral, this five star accommodation is close to many other attractions. This hotel boasts rooms with satellite television, a private bathroom and free beauty products. Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout and you'll find an outdoor pool on the rooftop. The on-site restaurant serves Mediterranean dishes and the spa is the perfect place for rest and relaxation. With luxurious décor and first class service, this is the crème de la crème of the city.
Bars and Restaurants
If you're wanting to explore what Seville has to offer in terms of food then you must try La Brunilda. The city is well known for its delicious tapas and this restaurant is the best place to experience them. Serving a range of tasty Spanish tapas, this friendly and welcoming establishment should have a firm place on your itinerary. With beautiful modern décor combined with Spanish charm, this delightful restaurant offers the best of Seville.
For an evening filled with cocktails, opt for The Second Room. Open from 1pm in the afternoon, try a refreshing martini or long island ice tea. With its affordable prices, this is a great place to visit if you're on a budget.
Things to do in Seville in January
Seville is a scenic city that is bursting with plenty of things to see and do. The city boasts beautiful buildings, bustling restaurants and lush greenery. Those searching for sight-seeing will be indulged with many options to explore. If you want to explore what the city has to offer without doing so on foot then take a bus tour. The city hop-on hop-off tour is perfect for taking in the stunning views of the city. Beginning at Torre del Oro, you can also hop onto the tour at any one of the twelve stops around the city. The tour takes place every 20 minutes between 10am and 6pm, though you can take the tour later in the evening during busy summer months. With recorded commentary and a discounts booklet on offer, why not experience the tour at the start of your visit in order to take advantage of what Seville has to offer.
Seville has many shops to indulge in, from local markets to branded outlets. Stores normally break for a siesta midday, so if you're planning on visiting a local shop then do so in the morning or evening.
Dates to note
New Year's Day is a public holiday in Seville and the 2nd of January is Dia De La Toma. This is when Queen Isabel's Crown and King Fernando's Sword parade through the streets of Granada. The Certamen Internacional de Guitarra Clasica Andres Segovia, the very popular week long Spanish classical guitar festival occurs soon after.
On the 6th of January is the Dia Del Reyes, which celebrates the feast of the epiphany. On the evening of the 5th, the three kings arrive in a gold carriage and parade through the streets of the city. Toys are given to children and sweets are thrown into the crowds.
January events in Seville
Three Kings´ Parade (FIESTA DE LOS REYES)
5th January 2019
The event features a colorful street parade, including eye-catching floats and participants dressed in bright costumes, in a celebration of the three kings who visited the baby Jesus. As the kings pass, people throw them hundreds of sweets, leaving the streets sticky afterwards. The parade will start from the University of Seville on Pablos de Frontera.