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    Cartagena weather and climate

    Murcia

    Cartagena weather and climate

     

    Day

    18 °C

     

    Night

    7 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    25 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    4 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    67 %

     

    Day

    18 °C

     

    Night

    7 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    25 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    4 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    67 %

    Overview: Cartagena
    The city of Cartagena in Spain is characterized by its warm weather conditions. Daytime temperatures typically range between 16 °C (61 °F) in the chill of January to a peak of 33 °C (91 °F) in the height of August. Evening temperatures mirror this pattern, with the highest temperatures in August at 21 °C (71 °F) and the lowest in January at around 6 °C (43 °F). July is the driest month, with an average of just 1 day for rainfall, while November experiences the most precipitation, receiving rain on approximately 5 days. Sea temperatures vary from a low of 14 °C (58 °F) in the brisk February seas to a warm 25 °C (78 °F) in August.

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    Weather overview for Cartagena

    Weather overview

    The city of Cartagena in Spain is characterized by its warm weather conditions. Daytime temperatures typically range between 16 °C (61 °F) in the chill of January to a peak of 33 °C (91 °F) in the height of August. Evening temperatures mirror this pattern, with the highest temperatures in August at 21 °C (71 °F) and the lowest in January at around 6 °C (43 °F). July is the driest month, with an average of just 1 day for rainfall, while November experiences the most precipitation, receiving rain on approximately 5 days. Sea temperatures vary from a low of 14 °C (58 °F) in the brisk February seas to a warm 25 °C (78 °F) in August.

    January weather

    As January arrives, the sea's temperature in Cartagena continues its decline, reaching approximately 15 °C (59 °F), while the day's lowest temperature is recorded at 16 °C (61 °F). The nights are at their coolest, averaging around 6 °C (43 °F). The duration of sunlight is starting to increase, averaging about 5 hours per day.

    February weather

    As Cartagena transitions into February, there's a notable uptick in daytime temperatures, recorded at 18 °C (64 °F), while the sea is at its chilliest, averaging 14 °C (58 °F). The nights are getting warmer, with temperatures averaging 7 °C (45 °F). Sunlight duration continues to extend, signifying the encroaching spring.

    March weather

    March heralds a consistent rise in temperatures in Cartagena, with day temperatures climbing and nighttime temperatures averaging at 9 °C (49 °F). The length of daylight also grows, reaching 12 hours.

    April weather

    April brings a gentle increase in sea temperatures in Cartagena, as well as a continued rise in daytime temperatures, now at 22 °C (71 °F). The night brings milder weather, with an average temperature of 11 °C (53 °F). The amount of sunshine starts to grow significantly, averaging 7 hours, while wind speeds are at their highest, registering an average of 4, and humidity begins to decrease.

    May weather

    Cartagena experiences further warming in May, with an increase in sea temperature to roughly 18 °C (64 °F). The trend of rising daytime temperatures continues, and the onset of fewer rainy days suggests the beginning of the dry season. Nighttime temperatures also show a similar upward trend, averaging 15 °C (58 °F), while daylight continues to expand.

    June weather

    With the advent of June, temperatures in Cartagena soar, reaching an average of 29 °C (85 °F) during the day. The sea grows warmer too, with average temperatures of 21 °C (70 °F). The decrease in rainy days continues, and the tourist season gradually gains momentum. Night temperatures likewise follow an upward trajectory.

    July weather

    July sees a further rise in daytime temperatures in Cartagena, averaging 32 °C (90 °F), while the sea temperature follows suit, averaging 24 °C (75 °F). The peak of the tourist season nears. Rainfall reaches a minimum, and the number of sunlight hours hits a high, averaging 10 hours.

    August weather

    As the tourist season peaks in August, so do the temperatures in Cartagena, with day temperatures reaching a maximum average of 33 °C (91 °F) and the sea temperature being at its highest. The nights are equally warm, with an average temperature of 21 °C (71 °F). However, the number of rainy days begins to see a slight increase.

    September weather

    The tourist season persists into September in Cartagena. While the sea temperature begins to cool, averaging 24 °C (75 °F), there's a noticeable drop in daytime temperatures as well. Rainfall starts to increase, with an average of 27 mm (1.05 in), as does the number of rainy days.

    October weather

    In October, the cooling trend continues in Cartagena with the sea and daytime temperatures on a downward slope. The occurrence of rainy days rises, reaching an average of 4 days. The number of sunny hours begins to decrease as well, matching the general reduction in temperatures.

    November weather

    As November arrives in Cartagena, there is a further decline in both sea and daytime temperatures. Night temperatures similarly trend downward. Humidity is at its highest, and the number of rainy days peaks for the year.

    December weather

    December in Cartagena brings a continued downturn in temperatures, with the sea cooling further. The number of rainy days begins to decrease, and the average amount of rainfall also starts to decline. The shortest day lengths are observed in this month, along with the least amount of sunshine hours.

    FAQs

    What is the typical sea temperature in Cartagena in January?

    In January, the sea temperature in Cartagena averages 15 °C (59 °F).

    How much does the temperature rise during the day in Cartagena in February?

    Daytime temperatures see a moderate increase in Cartagena during February, averaging 18 °C (64 °F).

    How long are the days in Cartagena in March?

    In March, Cartagena enjoys an extended daylight period, averaging about 12 hours.

    Is April a windy month in Cartagena?

    April is indeed known for its stronger winds in Cartagena, with wind speeds averaging 4.

    Does the dry season begin in Cartagena in May?

    Yes, May marks the onset of the dry season in Cartagena, with diminishing rainfall.

    How does the sea temperature change in Cartagena in June?

    The sea temperature in Cartagena increases in June, averaging about 21 °C (70 °F).

    What is the maximum number of sunlight hours in Cartagena in July?

    The number of sunlight hours reaches its peak in Cartagena in July, averaging 10 hours per day.

    What is the peak sea temperature in Cartagena in August?

    The sea temperature in Cartagena hits its annual peak in August, reaching an average of 25 °C (78 °F).

    Do rainy days increase in Cartagena in September?

    Yes, there's a noticeable increase in the number of rainy days in Cartagena in September.

    How does the number of sunny hours change in Cartagena in October?

    The number of sunny hours in Cartagena decreases in October, indicating the approach of cooler weather.

    What is the maximum humidity level observed in Cartagena in November?

    The highest humidity in Cartagena occurs in November, averaging 71 %.

    What is the shortest day length in Cartagena like in December?

    In December, Cartagena experiences its shortest days, with day lengths averaging around 9 hours.

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