When is the best time to go to Alicante?

When is the best time to go to Alicante? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Alicante are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January and March
  • August is the best month for swimming

Annual weather in Alicante

For full information about the climate and weather in Alicante a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 50°F/59°F
February 50°F/61°F
March 54°F/63°F
April 58°F/67°F
May 65°F/74°F
June 72°F/81°F
July 77°F/86°F
August 77°F/86°F
September 72°F/81°F
October 67°F/76°F
November 58°F/67°F
December 52°F/61°F

Weather and climate in Alicante

Alicante enjoys a cold steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Alicante is 72°F (ranging from 59°F in january to 86°F in august). Annual rainfall is 17.2in, with a minimum of 0.4in in july and a maximum of 2.6in in march.
  • Between january and february the climate is just OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 56°F and it rains about 5% of the time in february.
  • Between march and april the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 58°F and, in april, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • From may to july the climate is perfect. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and it rains about 2% of the time in july.
  • From august to september the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 81°F°C and it rains about 1.9in each month.
  • In october the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 70°F and you can expect to have 1.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is good. The temperature rises to 67°F and it rains about 8% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 52°F and it rains in december about 1.6in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Alicante

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Alicante: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Alicante

Find out when Alicante has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Alicante

  • Very low season in Alicante
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and November.
  • Low season in Alicante
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, May and December.
  • High season in Alicante
    The number of visitors to Alicante is high in: June, September and October.
  • Peek season in Alicante
    The largest number of tourists visiting Alicante is during: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Alicante month by month

Best time for low prices in Alicante

Average prices of hotels in Alicante month by month

Generally, November is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Alicante. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Alicante

A return flight between London and Alicante is generally cheaper if you go in september ($ 73 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 73 more for your airline ticket to Alicante if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Alicante

On average, it costs $ 20 per day to hire a car in Alicante. This price varies by $ 36 depending on the month. In april, hiring a car costs an average of $ 3.6 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in june is $ 40.

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