Located on the coast of Costa Blanca;; Calpe enjoys a
favourable climate with more than 2800 hours of sunshine per year and an
average annual temperature of 20°C.
Because of this towns exquisite weather Calpe is one of Spain’s most
admired tourist destinations for travellers who love a scene of 325 sunny days
a year. Many tourists are also choosing to migrate to Calpe
given its outstanding conditions all-year round.
The climate in Calpe is one
of the mildest on the Costa Blanca due to its position surrounded by mountains
which protect the town from the strong north winds. Temperatures
range from a low of about 6°C in the winter to highs reaching 40°C in the
A typical vacation in Spain
consists of long hot summers and temperate winters, with Calpe
remaining a admired Mediterranean destination for guests seeking fun in the sun
whether it’s summer or winter. Calpe and many regions of the Costa Blanca is regarded
as by the World Health Organisation to be one of the healthiest places in the
world to live, with the region as a desired location for retirement, and a
pleasant place to spend time for those suffering with a variety of ailments,
such as arthritis.
The weather in summer in Calpe is characteristically hot with very little to no precipitation
at all. Summer climates in Calpe will range
mostly between 25°C to
35°C during the day
and are not likely to drop below 21°C during
nightfall. Even though there is at least ten hours of
sunshine a day during summer, Calpe conveniently
on most days will more than likely experience cooling sea breezes and
temperatures rarely below 15°C. Because of Calpe's low humidity
it’s not likely the temperature will feel as high as it really is. However this
should make travellers to the town cautious to always slip, slop, slap
especially on the beaches. Given that the
summer months are guaranteed to be hot and sunny, with temperatures
known to reach as high as 40°C in July and
August. Many locals and tourists alike choose to stay indoors during the
afternoons, when the sun is at its strongest.
For those in search of a milder climate, the autumn is an
ideal time to visit, when the average temperature is 25°C
and the region still receives seven to nine hours of sunshine a day.
In spring, the temperatures are a little lower, ranging from
21°C to 24°C
and it is during this period that the Calpe
can sometimes see some rainfall - usually between March and May when
precipitation averages at 135mm.
With temperatures dipping to a pleasant 17°C, winter in Calpe is naturally very mild compared
to northern Europe. Most winter days in Calpe are clear and sunny and the temperatures can vary significantly.
One day the climate can be 20°C making it suitable
for shorts and t-shirts yet the next could be enough for one to stay indoors
when the temperature falls to a chilly 6°C. With November being its
wettest month, even a typical winter in Calpe
will not see much rain. The exception is when Calpe
experiences a 'Gota Fria' - this occurs when the climate drops dramatically
leading to extensive rainfall and flooding. The Gota Fria also produces vast
waves and high tides which will often spoil Calpe's