Weather Averages for Alicante in October
Averages for Alicante in October
October sees temperatures in Alicante decline slightly but still remain extremely warm. This is an excellent time of year to visit if you'd like a cooler, less crowded break.
The average temperature still reaches 24°C (that's about 75°F) during the day and only dips to a low of around 14°C (about 57°F) in the evenings.
You can expect rain on an average of 4 days of the month. The average monthly rain is around 67mm and there are around 7 hours of average daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature still reaches 21°C (that's about 70°F) so you can head down to many of the nearby beaches, either to top up your tan or try your hand at some watersports such as waterskiing, jetskiing and scuba diving.
The sun is still extremely warm in October so you should still be wearing sunscreen with a high SPF and taking shelter from the sun during the hottest part of the day.
You can check the local weather report to find out when this is.
Spain's National Day occurs on October 12th and is a national holiday. There are numerous lively celebrations across the city you can join in with.
October events in Alicante
Volvo Ocean Race
4th October 2014 to 11th October 2014
The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's pre-eminent round-the-world yacht race and one of the most coveted prizes in the sport. 2014-15 will be the third time Alicante has hosted the start of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Nacional de Espana
12th October 2014
National Day on 12th October is a public holiday when celebrations take place around the city of Alicante and the rest of Spain.