Costa Blanca Weather

Highlights of this Costa Blanca weather article:

Todays weather in Costa Blanca.

Weather forecasts for Costa Blanca.

Description of the different seasons & months.

Average Costa Blanca temperature charts.

costa-blanca-weatherWe show you the weather now as well as today’s weather in the Costa Blanca, the latest current temperature in the Costa Blanca and the conditions in the Costa Blanca 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 the Costa Blanca, 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 the Costa Blanca weather.

We have a graphic below displaying the weather in Alicante, this is because Alicante has the main airport on the Costa Blanca so you will most likely be arriving at Alicante airport if you are visiting the Costa Blanca on holiday.

We have a graphic below for the town of Benidorm as this is the biggest tourist town/destination for the Costa Blanca.

The graphic below for Gandia shows the weather in the town of Gandia which is situated at the most northernmost part of the Costa Blanca coast.

The graphic for Murcia shows the weather in the town of Murcia which is situated at the most southernmost part of the Costa Blanca coast.

COSTA BLANCA WEATHER FORECAST

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

Because the weather and climate on the Costa Blanca is so hot and reliable, the Costa Blanca has become a world-renowned tourist destination for sun lovers. The Costa Blanca enjoys approximately 325 sunny days each year.

Many people are also choosing to live on the Costa Blanca due to the excellent all-year round weather conditions.

This page gives you information on all aspects of the weather on the Costa Blanca weather. We have a description of the Costa Blanca climate, we have today’s weather, we have up-to-the-minute weather temperatures for the main towns and cities of the Costa Blanca, we have ten day forecasts for the weather on the Costa Blanca so if you are coming on holiday to the Costa Blanca you can see what sort of weather and temperatures you are likely to have.

COSTA BLANCA TOWNS

The Costa Blanca region of Spain is situated on the east coast and is primarily a tourist and holiday destination due to the many wonderful sandy beaches.

This is the second-most popular area for expats to relocate to in Spain. Our Costa Blanca weather graphic above covers the following towns and cities on the Costa Blanca: Albir, Alcossebre, Alcoy, Alfaz del Pi, Algorfa/La Finca, Alicante, Almoradi, Altea, Beniarbeig, Benidoleig, Benidorm, Benijófar, Benimar, Benissa, Benitachell, Bolulla, Busot, Cabo Roig, Calpe, Campoamor, Castalla, Catral, Caudete, Ciudad Quesada, Cumbre Del Sol, Denia, Dolores, El Campello, Elche/Elx, Els Poblets, Gandia, Gata de Gorgos, Gran Alacant, Guardamar, Hondon de la Nieves, Hondón Valley, Jalón Valley, Javea, La Drova/Barx, La Empedrola, La Fustera, La Marina, La Mata, La Nucia, La Zenia, Las Ramblas, Los Altos, Los Montesinos, Mar Menor, Mazarrón, Mil Palmeras, Monovar, Monserrat, Moraira, Oliva, Orba, Orcheta, Orihuela, Pedreguer, Pego, Pilar de la Horadada, Pinar de Campoverde, Pinoso, Playa Flamenca, Polop, Punta Prima, Rafol de Almunia, Relleu, Rojales, San Miguel de Salinas, Sanet Y Negrals, Santa Pola, Santiago de la Ribera, Sax, Teulada, Tibi, Torrevieja, Totana, Vall de Laguar, Villajoyosa, Villamartin, Villena, Villotel.

COSTA BLANCA WEATHER IN THE SUMMER – JUNE – JULY – AUGUST

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

Because Costa Blanca’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. Always wear a high sun cream factor especially if you are on Costa Blanca’s beaches. Fortunately on most days you will most likely have cooling sea breezes.

GuadalestIf you are renting or hiring a villa or apartment in Costa Blanca 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.

June

The average temperature for June in Costa Blanca is 23 degrees Celsius. Typical June weather in Costa Blanca is excellent as the days are sunny yet not too hot (compared to July and August). To dress for the June weather bring T-shirts and shorts and perhaps a light top for evening wear. The sea temperature in June for Costa Blanca is a nice warm swimmable 20 degrees Celsius.

July

Perhaps the best month to visit Costa Blanca as July has the most sunshine hours and the least rainfall of the whole year. The average temperature for July in Costa Blanca is a very hot 26 degrees Celsius. Typical July weather in Costa Blanca is clear and sunny days and warm to hot evenings and virtually no rainfall. To dress for the July weather bring lots of T-shirts and shorts. The sea temperature in July for Costa Blanca is a very warm swimmable 24 degrees Celsius.

August

In August Costa Blanca weather can be almost unbearably hot with some days reaching 40 degrees Celsius or more. The average monthly temperature for August in Costa Blanca is a very hot 27 degrees Celsius. Typical August weather in Costa Blanca is clear and sunny with no rainfall and hot evenings. To dress for the August weather bring lots of T-shirts and shorts, you would feel uncomfortable wearing long trousers it is so hot in August. The sea temperature in August for Costa Blanca is a very hot 25 degrees Celsius.

September

In September Costa Blanca weather is excellent because many of the tourists have left yet temperatures are still high with an average monthly temperature of 24 degrees Celsius. Typical September weather in Costa Blanca is clear and sunny with perhaps some rainfall in the form of brief showers. To dress for the September weather generally it is still T-shirts and shorts although bring some jeans and long trousers just in case for the evenings. The sea temperature in September for Costa Blanca is a very nice 24 degrees Celsius, perfect for swimming.

COSTA BLANCA WEATHER IN THE AUTUMN – SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER – NOVEMBER

The autumn is a good time to visit Costa Blanca 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.

santa-pola-streetsThe 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.



October

In October Costa Blanca weather is often warm and sunny with an average monthly temperature dropping down to 21 degrees Celsius. For rainfall October is usually the wettest month for Costa Blanca. To dress for the October weather in Costa Blanca bring a mixture of T-shirts, shorts, jumpers, jeans and long trousers to cover all possible conditions. The sea temperature in October for Costa Blanca is 21 degrees Celsius which for most people is still warm enough to swim.

November

In November Costa Blanca weather is changeable but often fairly warm and usually sunny with an average monthly temperature of 15 degrees Celsius although there is always a chance of rainfall. To dress for the November weather in Costa Blanca bring a mixture of T-shirts, shorts, jumpers, jeans and long trousers to cover all possible conditions. The average sea temperature in November for Costa Blanca is 18 degrees Celsius which is at a point where most people wouldn’t swim.

COSTA BLANCA WEATHER IN THE WINTER – DECEMBER – JANUARY – FEBRUARY

The weather in Costa Blanca in winter is very mild compared to northern Europe. Most winter days in Costa Blanca are clear and sunny with little rainfall. The temperatures are unpredictable and 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.

Benidorm-aerial-view

If you are visiting Costa Blanca 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 Costa Blanca with the exception being when Costa Blanca experiences a ‘Gota Fria’ – this happens when the temperature suddenly drops resulting in incredible torrential rain and flooding. The Gota Fria also creates huge waves and high tides which often destroys Costa Blanca’s beaches.

December

In December Costa Blanca weather is changeable, sometimes warm but often cool during the daytime with an average monthly temperature of 12 degrees Celsius. There is little rainfall in December but nights are cold. To dress for the December weather in Costa Blanca bring warm clothing such as jeans, jumpers, coat and long trousers. The average sea temperature in December for Costa Blanca is 15 degrees Celsius and too cold for most people to consider swimming.

January

In January Costa Blanca weather is usually cold, although sometimes mild with an average monthly temperature of 11 degrees Celsius. There is little rainfall in January but nights are cold and sometimes near freezing point. To dress for the January weather in Costa Blanca bring warm clothing such as jeans, jumpers, coat and long trousers. The average sea temperature in January for Costa Blanca is 14 degrees Celsius and too cold for most people to consider swimming.

February

In February Costa Blanca weather is usually cold, although sometimes mild to warm with an average monthly temperature of 12 degrees Celsius. The chance of rainfall increases in February and nights are cold. To dress for the February weather in Costa Blanca bring warm clothing such as jeans, jumpers, coat and long trousers. The average sea temperature in February for Costa Blanca is 14 degrees Celsius and too cold for most people to consider swimming.

COSTA BLANCA WEATHER IN THE SPRING – MARCH – APRIL – MAY

Costa Blanca’s weather and climate in Spring picks up especially after March when the beaches 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.

March

In March Costa Blanca weather is usually mild with many nice sunny days with an average monthly temperature of 14 degrees Celsius. The chance of rainfall is still fairly high and nights are still cold.

Playa-El-Arenal-Javea

To dress for the March weather in Costa Blanca bring warm clothing such as jeans, jumpers, coat and long trousers as well as some T-shirts. The average sea temperature in March for Costa Blanca is 14 degrees Celsius and too cold for most people to consider swimming.

April

In April Costa Blanca weather is usually heating up rapidly with many nice warm sunny days with an average monthly temperature of 16 degrees Celsius. The chance of rainfall decreases although nights are still cool.

To dress for the April weather in Costa Blanca bring a mixture of warm clothing such as jeans, jumpers and long trousers as well as some T-shirts and shorts. The average sea temperature in April for Costa Blanca is 15 degrees Celsius and still too cold for most people to consider swimming.

May

In May Costa Blanca weather is superb with many hot and sunny days with a very pleasant average monthly temperature of 20 degrees Celsius. Expect fairly little chance of rainfall, nights are now warm. To dress for the May weather in Costa Blanca bring mostly summer clothing such as T-shirts and shorts with some warm clothing just in case such as jeans, a jumper and long trousers. The average sea temperature in May for Costa Blanca is 17 degrees Celsius which see many people start to venture into the sea to swim.

COSTA BLANCA TEMPERATURES AND CLIMATE

The World Health Organisation describes the climate of the Costa Blanca as one of being the best in the world. The summers are hot but not too hot due to the cooling breezes and the winters are mild with many clear blue sunny days. The Costa Blanca climate and weather is very healthy especially for sufferers of arthritis. The areas around Costa Blanca which is surrounded by natural salt lakes are especially good.

The Costa Blanca is very mountainous and so you can find this accounts for big differences in the weather from town to town depending on what valley they are situated in. The weather especially varies from the coastal towns of the Costa Blanca to the towns inland from the coast in the mountainous areas.

Many people are confused as to the difference between weather and climate. We can describe the climate and temperature in the Costa Blanca 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 the Costa Blanca 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 the Costa Blanca gives you an idea of what you should expect each season and month to be like when visiting the Costa Blanca, Spain.

Monthly Average Temperatures in Costa Blanca

The table below shows the monthly average temperatures in Altea 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 Costa Blanca Monthly Sea Temperatures

The table below displays the monthly average Altea sea temperatures in Celsius:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
14°C
14°C
14°C
15°C
17°C
20°C
24°C
25°C
24°C
21°C
18°C
15°C

Average Hours of Sunshine Per Day in Costa Blanca

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

 

Albir weather
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Alicante weather
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Benissa weather
Benitachell weather
Cabo Roig weather
Calpe weather
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Cartagena weather
Ciudad Quesada weather
Denia weather
El Campello weather
Elche weather
Formentera del Segura weather
Gandia weather
Guardamar weather
Jalon Valley weather
Javea weather
La Manga weather
La Marina weather
La Zenia weather
Los Dolses weather
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Murcia weather
Oliva weather
Orba weather
Orihuela weather
Playa Flamenca weather
Punta Prima weather
Rojales weather
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Sax weather
Torrevieja weather
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