Granada is located at an altitude of 662 metres above the sea level at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountain, where you can ski during the winter months and the rest of the year it is a perfect area for hiking and mountaineering.
Granada Average Temperatures
As Granada is an hour´s drive from the Costa del Sol beaches and Mediterranean Sea it is worth visiting at any time of the year. The climate of Granada offers big contrasts because of its big geographical differences, but on the whole it is a continental climate. The average temperatures from November to April are 6°C – 13°C and from May to October 25°C – 32°C. The average annual rainfall is about 474 litres rainfall, which occurs mainly between the months of October to May. During the summer there is practically no precipitation and hot sun throughout June, July and August.
Choosing a Car
Get a car with air-conditioning if you are visiting during the months from June until October. For a quote on your car hire, with or without aircon we recommend our Spain Care Hire page.