12 DecLocal Time: 10:32 CET UK Time: 09:32 GMT
- Sunrise 08:09
- Sunset 17:42
- Moonrise 14:38
- Moonset 03:20
|Temp feels like:||15°c (59°f)|
|Length of Day:||9h 33m|
|Dew Point:||10 °c (50°f)|
|Pressure:||30.45 " (1031 hpa)|
Average for December: 12°c (55°f)
Weather Overview for Costa Blanca
The Costa Blanca consists of 200 kilometres of coastline belonging to Alicante in the country of Spain and is also called ‘The White Coast’. The weather here is of a subtropical Mediterranean climate.
You can expect around 3000 hours of sunshine per year and an average temperature in excess of 200C. The temperature is cooled in the summer by sea breezes and the surrounding mountains protect from cold north winds in the winter. You can expect up to 325 of sunshine days per year. Summers are very long, hot and dry with winters being cool to mild, with very scarce precipitation being below 300 mm per year.
There have been extreme weather conditions here of flooding / storms and tornados at sea. Generally the weather is enjoyable the majority of the time.
The topography is mountainous to the north and west, then mostly flat to the south. The white sandy beaches and clear blue waters make it a beautiful destination to holiday. You can check the weather forecast before you book your holiday to see what the weather will be like during your chosen time of year.
In Summer in the Costa Blanca you can expect temperatures to range from average highs of 270C to 320C. Temperatures in this season are not likely to drop below lows of 170C. This season does receive the least rainfall for the whole year, with the driest months being July and August. You can expect up to 12 hours of daily sunshine hours. The hottest month is August with June being the coolest. Sea temperatures range up to highs of 250C.
In Autumn temperatures start to decrease with September reaching average highs of 280C but November dropping to average highs of 190C. This season is quite wet with between 4 to 6 days of rain each month. The most rain falls within this season with November receiving the most rain than any other month of the year. The hottest month in this season is September and the coolest is November. The amount of daily sunshine hours do decrease steadily, down to 6 hours of sunshine in November. Sea temperatures do become cooler dropping to 180C in November.
In Winter temperatures range from highs of 160C. You can expect around 4 days of rain per month in this season and between 6 and 7 hours of sunshine hours per day. The coldest month is January in this season. Sea temperatures are the coldest in this season dropping to around 140C.
In Spring temperatures slowly start rising reaching averages of 200C in May. The coldest month in this season is March. The month of May is the wettest month in this season but then precipitation does start to decrease quite a lot. Daily sunshine hours begin to increase again and you can expect between 9 and 10 hours of daily sunshine hours in April / May. Sea temperatures begin to rise again too making their way up to mid 17 0C.