Situated 200km from the north coast of Spain and around 720 metres above sea level on the central plateau, Valladolid has a continental climate with cold winters. Surrounded by mountains, it is a place of extreme temperatures reaching 0º C in winter and 38º during the summer. Rainfall on the central flat lands varies between 600mm and 400mm and is higher in the mountain area forming snow in the winter. There is very little rain during July and August with October being the wettest month
The area surrounding Valladolid is sparsely populated, with a climate that can considerably, being cold in the mountains of the north and warm in the lowlands of the south-east. El Vierzo which is sheltered by the mountains from the north winds, is one of the mildest and most humid regions where grapevines, olives and many different fruits are cultivated.
Choosing a Car
The weather in Valladolid can be humid enough for you to put the air conditioning on during the spring and autumn months. Most of the hire cars come with it for a small amount extra, and if you are visiting Spain over the summer months we strongly recommend that you get an air cooled car.