A vibrant, energetic metropolis with a relaxed atmosphere
The Spanish city of Bilbao is the capital of Spain’s Basque region, located on the country’s north coast.
The stunning Guggenheim Museum designed by Frank Gehry with its sinewy, steel-clad exterior draws fans of contemporary architecture from around the world. With a very agreeable, temperate oceanic climate, Bilbao is conducive to walking tours and general sightseeing.
Culture vultures will fall in love with this city which has a packed arts calendar year-round and two of the best art galleries in Spain.
Port average temperature
Bilbao has an oceanic climate, generally mild, with not too extreme temperatures. January average temperature is 9°C and July average 21°C. Precipitation is around 1,200 mm per year, almost entirely rain, although in winter it snows three days on average.
Extreme heat is also common a few days each summer, mainly when strong winds from the south blow through the mountains and temperatures rise because of the foehn wind.
The temperate figures shown are based on monthly average weather conditions for the selected port. Weather data is not real-time, and sometimes no data is shown for a specific date, month or port in general.