Orihuela Weather

We show you the weather now as well as today’s weather in Orihuela, the latest current temperature in Orihuela and the conditions in Orihuela i.e. sun, cloud, rain, overcast, clear, etc as well the humidity, pressure, wind direction and wind gust strength.

We also show the predicted daily high and low temperatures and chances of showers and rain to help you with any travel plans.

You can click on the graphic and get a much more detailed weather outlook including: tomorrow’s weather in Orihuela, long range forecast, a weather map showing any pressure systems, visibility, UV, pollen count, dew point, where the weather station providing this data is located, a 5 day, 7 day (week forecast), 14 day, 15 day and 10 day forecast for Orihuela weather.

ORIHUELA WEATHER FORECAST

The weather and climate in Orihuela is excellent. Orihuela is a town on the Costa Blanca and enjoys more than 2,800 hours of sunshine each year with an average annual temperature of 19.3 degrees Celsius.

Orihuela is a very traditional Spanish city with just over 50,000 inhabitants located inland on the Southern Costa Blanca around fifty kilometres to the south west of Alicante airport.

Orihuela the city should not be confused with what is known as the Orihuela Costa which is the coastal strip in the area and is actually about 19 km from the city of Orihuela. The Orihuela Costa stretches from Torrevieja to Mil Palmeras and comprises sandy beaches and rocky coves with many built up tourist resorts full of apartment blocks.

Because the Orihuela weather and climate is so favourable, Orihuela has become a popular tourist destination for sun lovers enjoying approximately 325 sunny days each year.

Many people are also choosing to live in Orihuela due to the excellent all-year round weather conditions and low property prices relative to the Costa Blanca coastal towns.

This page gives you information on all aspects of Orihuela weather. We have a description of Orihuela’s climate, we have today’s weather, we have up-to-the-minute current weather temperature for Orihuela as well as a more detailed 10 day forecasts for the weather in Orihuela.

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SUMMER – JUNE – JULY – AUGUST

The weather in summer in Orihuela is typically very hot with little to no rainfall. Summer temperatures in Orihuela will mostly be between 25 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius during the day. Temperatures at night in the summer in Orihuela rarely drop below 15 degrees Celsius.

In August Orihuela weather can be almost unbearably hot with some days reaching 40 degrees Celsius or more. Because Orihuela is situated inland you won’t get the cooling sea breezes that the coast enjoys. It is baking hot!

Because Orihuela’s humidity is low you won’t feel the temperature is as high as it really is. Do take precautions and keep out of the sun between 12 o’clock and 3 o’clock.

If you are renting or hiring a villa or apartment in Orihuela in the summer you may well want to look to rent a villa or apartment with air conditioning or at least one with fans otherwise you may have trouble sleeping at night, especially if you are coming on holiday from a northern European country where the temperatures are much lower.

Orihuela weather in June, July, August and September: Orihuela weather is usually very hot during the day with average temperatures in the high 20’s with virtually no rainfall in these months (with the exception of September). Most days are clear and sunny and nights are warm to hot. To dress for the June, July, August and September weather in Orihuela bring T-shirts and shorts and perhaps a light top and long trousers for evening wear (for June and September). The sea temperatures in June, July, August and September are very high in case you are planning a trip to the coast.

WINTER – DECEMBER – JANUARY – FEBRUARY

The weather in Orihuela in winter is very mild compared to northern Europe. Most winter days in Orihuela are clear and sunny with little rainfall. The temperatures can vary greatly in winter however, one day it can be over 20 degrees Celsius and you will be walking around in your t-shirt, on another day it can be 6 degrees Celsius and feel very cold.

If you are visiting Orihuela in winter be careful to ensure that if you rent a villa or apartment that it has some form of heating, preferably central heating. Houses in Spain are built so that they are cool in summer but that unfortunately means they are not insulated and can be very cold in winter.

Even in the winter it doesn’t rain much in Orihuela with November being the wettest month. The exception is when Orihuela experiences a ‘Gota Fria’ – this happens when the temperature suddenly drops resulting in incredible torrential rain and flooding.

Orihuela weather in December, January and February: Orihuela weather is changeable and unpredictable, sometimes warm and hot during the day but often cool or cold. There is little rainfall in December, January and February compared to Northern Europe. Most days are clear and sunny but nights are cold. To dress for the December, January and February weather in Orihuela bring warm clothing such as jeans, jumpers, coat and long trousers. The average sea temperatures on the Costa Blanca coast are too low for most people to consider swimming.

AUTUMN – SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER – NOVEMBER

The autumn is a good time to visit Orihuela and the rest of the Costa Blanca because the autumn weather is usually mild and sunny with some days being very hot although evenings can be cool. There is a chance of some rainfall.

Orihuela TownThe Mediterranean Sea remains warm and you can still swim well into October. In the autumn there are likely to be the occasional electrical thunderstorms with lightning and torrential rainfall sometimes resulting in flooding.

Orihuela weather in October and November: Orihuela weather is mostly sunny and clear days, often hot but equally it can be cool and the temperature drops off in November. Nights become cool to cold.

To dress for the October and November weather in Orihuela bring a mixture of T-shirts, shorts, jumpers, jeans and long trousers to cover all possible conditions.

The average sea temperatures on the Costa Blanca coast are just high enough to swim into early October.

SPRING – MARCH – APRIL – MAY

Orihuela’s weather and climate in Spring picks up especially after March when the beaches on the coast begin to become popular once more. There is a chance of rainfall but the days are often clear and sunny although evenings can still be quite cool until we get into May. Sea temperatures remain cold until May when they start to climb rapidly.

Orihuela weather in March, April and May. Orihuela weather usually consists of warm, clear and sunny days with temperatures climbing rapidly through April. There is a reasonable chance of rainfall and it can still be a little cold at night. May is a great time to visit Orihuela as the days are now hot and the evenings and nights are warm. To dress for the March, April and May weather in Orihuela bring a mixture of warm clothing such as jeans, jumpers and long trousers as well as T-shirts and shorts. The average sea temperatures in March, April and May start to rise and May is often when many people venture into the water to swim.

ORIHUELA TEMPERATURES/CLIMATE

Orihuela is situated on the Costa Blanca and The World Health Organisation describes the climate of the Costa Blanca as one of being the best in the world. Orihuela’s summers are hot but and the winters in Orihuela are mild with many clear blue sunny days. Orihuela’s climate and weather is very healthy especially for sufferers of arthritis.

Many people are confused as to the difference between weather and climate. We can describe the climate and temperature in Orihuela as being based on long-term measurement of the weather with satellites, radar, charts and other meteorological equipment.

This gives a typical idea of what the conditions of Orihuela will be for certain times of the year. The weather however is a short-term snapshot and each day can be completely different. Reading this section on the climate of Orihuela gives you an idea of what you should expect each season and month to be like when visiting Orihuela, Costa Blanca, Spain.

Orihuela Monthly Average Temperatures

The table below shows the monthly average temperatures in Celsius and Fahrenheit:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
11°C
12°C
14°C
16°C
20°C
23°C
26°C
27°C
24°C
21°C
15°C
12°C
51°F
53°F
57°F
60°F
68°F
73°F
78°F
80°F
75°F
70°F
59°F
53°F

Average Hours of Sunshine Per Day in Orihuela

The table below displays the monthly average number of hours of sun per day:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
6
7
7
9
10
11
12
11
9
7
6
6

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