Averages for Almeria in February
The weather in February in Almeria is still fairly cold but temperatures are gradually increasing as winter comes to an end and spring gets closer. The average temperature at this time of the year is 140C and the average high and low temperatures range from a daytime high of 180C to an overnight low of 90C. If visiting at this time of year, it would be a good idea to pack a jumper...
The weather in February in Almeria is still fairly cold but temperatures are gradually increasing as winter comes to an end and spring gets closer. The average temperature at this time of the year is 140C and the average high and low temperatures range from a daytime high of 180C to an overnight low of 90C. If visiting at this time of year, it would be a good idea to pack a jumper for the evenings and cooler days. Temperatures at the time of year are comparable to those in Barcelona, Spain. The highest recently recorded temperature in the resort in this month was 250C and the lowest was 10C.
The average amount of precipitation at this time of year is 20mm falling over around 5 days throughout the month. There is a 21% chance of rain on any given day in the month and mostly the rain is light to moderate so a raincoat may be useful on days out exploring the sights. If planning on doing some outdoor activities, plan a visit for the warmer months of May or June when there is less chance of rain and the temperatures are higher.
There are around 3 daily hours of sunshine in this month and the days are slowly getting longer as spring approaches with days an hour longer at the end of the month than at the start of the month. Cloud cover is at around 38% and does not vary much during the month. Humidity ranges from 50% to 90% and the resort becomes drier and less humid towards the end of the month. Sea temperatures are a chilly 150C so water sports and swimming are not advised just yet. Wind speeds are between 0 m/s and 7 m/s, rarely getting as strong as 12 m/s although the wind tends to increase later in the month. A detailed 14-day forecast is available for those travelling to the resort in the near future.
Almeria Sunset rocks with boats
Where to stay
The 4* Hotel AC Almeria is a Marriott hotel ideally situated in the city for colder February days spent shopping and exploring the city centre, while still being within walking distance to the beach. This modern hotel provides guests with all the comforts of a high class hotel with a swimming pool, restaurant, bar, fitness centre, business centre and room service.
A great budget hotel in the city centre is the 2* La Perla hotel offering affordable, clean and comfortable rooms in a central location in Almeria town. Close to the cathedral and other city sights, the rooms have en-suite bathrooms, TV and safety deposit box with a 24-hour reception and a tour desk. There is an on-site café and the surrounding area has several bars and restaurants within easy access.
For an affordable city centre base, the Apartamento Mendez Nunez is conveniently situated in the city for sightseeing when the weather is cold. Located close to the cathedral and museums, these three bedroom apartments are ideal for a family winter break. Each apartment has a kitchen and TV and are well decorated.
Almeria Sunset Rocks
Things to do
For a little history and culture, go to the museo refugio de la Guerra civil, an interesting insight into the Spanish civil war. With tours, movies and the ability to descend into the tunnels that were shelters for the people during those difficult times, this is a must-see in Almeria when the weather turns too cold for outdoor activities.
For a genuine local shopping experience, head to the Mercado central de Almeria. A bustling covered market place in the centre of town, this is the place to pick up any local delicacies. Fruits, vegetables, cheeses, fish, meat and olives are all available here at the local prices. There are also plenty of places to stop and have a coffee if all the sights and smells become too tiring.
Almeria San Jose Beach
Restaurants and nightlife
For a romantic Valentines meal with your partner in February, go to Stanley de Marco restaurant in Almeria city. Offering Italian cuisine such as pasta and pizza dishes, this is a friendly, welcoming dining spot for a relaxing meal. Using traditional recipes to create mouth-watering salads, meats, snacks and deserts, the food here is excellent and the live music at the weekends. makes the atmosphere memorable
Located just outside the city, another good restaurant to try is Restaurante el Panzas. This restaurant offers seafood, meat dishes with large portions and great quality food at fantastic value. Serving traditional home cooked style meals and local Spanish cuisine, this is a family friendly, welcoming venue to enjoy a relaxing meal.
A great pub to go to and meet up with friends is the city centre bar Tal Como Suena Cafe. This fun atmospheric pub has great music, great beer and great tapas. Spend a few hours here to warm up and refuel after walking around town in the afternoon or come in the evening to enjoy some time in the city during colder February days.