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Best time to visit Alicante, Spain

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The best time to visit Alicante is May-June

Alicante is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, May-June is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Alicante can reach a maximum of 30℃ (85℉). The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 7℃ (44℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Alicante in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Alicante in March. Head over there in July instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Alicante, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Alicante seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Alicante as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Alicante is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Alicante

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Alicante for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Alicante climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Alicante for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Alicante in January

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Alicante in February

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 4 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Alicante in March

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Alicante in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Alicante in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 6 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Alicante in June

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Alicante in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Alicante in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Alicante in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Alicante in October

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Alicante in November

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Alicante in December

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Alicante in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Alicante is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Alicante is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Alicante is generally around March, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of March too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Alicante, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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