Weather Averages for Alicante in March
Averages for Alicante in March
Alicante is known for producing some of the finest winter weather in the Mediterranean, seeing only 20 days of rainfall a year and around 300 days of sun.
Thanks to its sheltered position, residing at the bottom of mountains and hills, the area has a pleasant and mild climate throughout the year.
By March, spring is arriving in Alicante and, as a result, the weather at this time of the year is only going to get better.
The temperatures start to climb and there is even less wet weather expected.
Spring is often favoured by tourists over the summer season, when the weather is warm and sunny but not as uncomfortably hot as it can get in the summer.
As it is still off season in Alicante in March, you may well find that you can get a cheaper deal on your accommodation too, making Alicante an ideal choice of holiday destination.
The average daily temperature in Alicante is 13°C (55°F), reaching highs of 18°C (64°F) and lows of 8°C (46°F).
The average temperature of the sea in this month is 14°C.
There is an expectation of 28 mm over 4 days of rain in Alicante.
Alicante sees on average 7 hours of sunshine per day during this month.
When it comes to a holiday in Alicante, the beaches are always going to be a popular option with visitors. After all, who can resist the soft, golden sand and warm and clear water? The coast is the ideal place to relax on your holiday. With plenty of cafes and tavernas near by, you'll find you never need stray too far from the sand on a day at the beach.
March events in Alicante
14th March 2015 to 18th March 2015
Fallas is a feast for all the senses. Huge colourful caricatures made from papier mache are put up in the streets of Denia and Benidorm.
Dia de San Jose (St Joseph's Day)
19th March 2015
St Joseph's Day is celebrated on March 19th in Western Christianity. This is the principal feast day of Saint Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On this day the Fallas made the day before are burnt to the ground.
29th March 2015
The brotherhoods carry icons on their shoulders and parade throughout different streets during the procession. It is typical for people to carry on this day in their hands palm leaves during the parade.
19th March 2015
Father’s Day is held on 19th March to mark the feast of St. Joseph, the father of Jesus. In the weeks leading up to this day, school children spend a few hours a day preparing a gift for their fathers.