Alicante weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Alicante

The best time to visit in Alicante in Spain is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Alicante is 28°C in July and the lowest is 14°C in January. The water temperature is between 15°C and 27°C. The weather and climate of Alicante is suitable for a city trip.

Alicante has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Alicante or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Alicante by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 14 14 16 18 21 25 28 28 26 22 17 15
Water temp. (°C) 15 15 16 18 21 25 27 27 27 25 22 18
Precipitation (mm) 15 7 22 12 9 6 4 6 16 16 19 12

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14 day weather forecast Alicante

The weather for in Alicante will be around 24° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
21°
27° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Monday 20 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
27° 1.7 mm 35% 3 m/s 7
Tuesday 21 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
27° 9.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 22 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
15°
27° 2.6 mm 45% 2 m/s 5
Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
16°
27° 0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 5
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
17°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
17°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
27° 0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 0
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
27° 3.4 mm 55% 2 m/s 0
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
27° 0.6 mm 15% 1 m/s 0
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
17°
27° 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 0
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
15°
27° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0

Climate Alicante

Alicante has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Alicante is 20° degrees and there is about 142 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 291 days a year with an average humidity of 66% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Alicante

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 14 16 18 21 25 28 28 26 22 17 15
Night temp. (°C) 8 8 10 12 15 19 22 23 20 17 12 9
Water temp. (°C) 15 15 16 18 21 25 27 27 27 25 22 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 15 7 22 12 9 6 4 6 16 16 19 12
Days with rain 5 4 7 8 5 3 2 3 6 7 6 4
Dry days 26 24 24 22 26 27 29 28 24 24 24 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 9 12 12 12 10 9 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 3 4 4 4 6 6 6 6 6 5 4 4

Alicante weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Alicante? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Alicante?

Alicante is located in Spain. It lies in a straight line at 8,270 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Alicante are:

  • Latitude: 38.34619
  • Longitude: -0.487722

The GPS coordinates are 38° 20' N, 0° 29' W

How long is the flight to Alicante?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Alicante is approximately 11 h. 30 min.

What are the nearest airports to Alicante?

These are the airports closests to Alicante:

  • Alicante International Airport (9 km) – Alicante
  • San Javier Airport (70 km) – San Javier
  • Valencia Airport (127 km) – Valencia

How many inhabitants are there in Alicante?

Alicante has approximately 315,863 inhabitants.

How big is Alicante?

The area of Alicante is around 1,792 km².

What is the currency of Alicante?

In Alicante the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.055 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 18.32 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 0.546 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 183.22 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5.46 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,832.19 Euro

What is the area code of Alicante?

The area code to call Alicante is +34.