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Alicante Weather in December, Spain

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  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    6 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    5 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


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December, 2024

1 Avg 12º 54º
2 Avg 11º 52º
3 Avg 12º 54º
4 Avg 12º 54º
5 Avg 11º 52º
6 Avg 12º 54º
7 Avg 12º 54º
8 Avg 13º 55º
9 Avg 15º 59º
10 Avg 13º 55º
11 Avg 14º 57º
12 Avg 12º 54º
13 Avg 11º 52º
14 Avg 13º 55º
15 Avg 14º 57º
16 Avg 13º 55º
17 Avg 13º 55º
18 Avg 13º 55º
19 Avg 13º 55º
20 Avg 13º 55º
21 Avg 14º 57º
22 Avg 12º 54º
23 Avg 12º 54º
24 Avg 11º 52º
25 Avg 11º 52º
26 Avg 12º 54º
27 Avg 13º 55º
28 Avg 13º 55º
29 Avg 13º 55º
30 Avg 12º 54º
31 Avg 12º 54º
Avg Historical Daily Average

What's the Weather like in Alicante in December?

Alicante is relatively mild and temperate in December compared with the UK and it is unlikely to be truly cold. While it's no longer beach weather, it's still likely to be quite pleasant for sightseeing.

What's the Weather Like in Alicante At Christmas?

There are six hours of sunshine in the month, which is more than six times what you'd see in the UK at the same time of year. This makes this Spanish city a popular Christmas destination. The Sea temperatures are cool at 17°C but you'll still see some hardy swimmers taking a dip!

In 2018 the average temperature on Christmas Day was 11°C and the previous two years were 12°C and 11°C, respectively. All three Christmas Days were sunny and would have peaked at a high of 18°C.

How Hot Is Alicante In December?

The average temperatures during the day is 13C with highs of 18C at the warmest part of the day. The high humidity (around 70%) in Alicante will make it feel a little warmer.

Does It Rain In Alicante In December?

Alicante only expects an average of 24mm of rainfall over five days in December. Rainfall usually coincides with strong northwesterly winds, though the mountains do block all but the worst of the cold fronts.

Alicante Hotels in December

Tryp Gran Sol Hotel

The Tryp Gran Sol Hotel has a fantastic, central location, opposite the sea, with rooms that boast spectacular panoramic views. The facilities are fairly limited but there is a sauna and vouchers are offered to the nearby spa. The hotel primarily caters to business travel, so don't expect much in the way of amenities.

Ibis Alicante

The Ibis Alicante epitomises no-frills, budget accommodation. Located on the sea front, the location is undoubtedly excellent and rooms at an Ibis hotel are generally quite comfortable. However, the hotel offers very few amenities, and the location is not quite central enough to make up for that fact.

Bars and Restaurants

Ay Carmela

Ay Carmela is a popular club in the port area, playing the very best of Spanish music and European hits.

Potato Bar

Potato Bar may be slightly more on the expensive side, but plays the very best of funk and house music and often hosts live performances, so it's definitely worth a visit.

Restaurant La Piazetta

Restaurant La Piazzetta is a popular Italian restaurant in the city and there's no restaurant in Alicante that offers higher quality. The food is delicious, made using top-quality ingredients. The pasta, in particular, comes highly recommended.

Things to do in Alicante in December

Adventure Costa Blanca

If you're feeling adventurous, and don't mind heights, Adventure Costa Blanca offers a range of skydiving lessons (novice or advanced) and experiences which are guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping! If you're not quite that brave, there's always paragliding. Book through your hotel or directly with Adventure Costa Blanca.

Monte Benacantil

Monte Benacantilwith its pine and eucalyptus trees, is considered the green lung of the city. It's a wonderful place for a bike ride or a gentle hike.

El Palmeral

El Palmeral, on the outskirts of the city, is a lovely park and boasts some amazing waterfalls, lakes and hundreds of palm trees.


Tabarca is a must see during any trip to the Costa Blanca. Of particular interest are the tower of St Joseph, Church of Saint Peter and Paul and the Governors House, which is now a hotel. In 1964, the town of Tabarca was declared a national monument for historic and artistic interest.

Alicante Events December


9 Dec 2024
28 Dec 2024

Christmas Nativity Market 🎟

Visitors to the Plaza in Alicante can look forward to immersing themselves in a vibrant and bustling atmosphere, as approximately 50 craft stalls will be set up to showcase a diverse range of handmade goods, from intricate jewelry to unique textiles.

As visitors browse the stalls, they will be serenaded by live music that fills the air, adding to the lively ambiance of the event. For families with children, there will be a plethora of engaging activities and games to partake in, ensuring that everyone has a memorable experience.

One of the highlights of the event will be a captivating living nativity scene, where attendees can witness a reenactment of the birth of Jesus, complete with animals that played a role in the biblical story. This immersive experience will transport visitors back in time, allowing them to witness the magic of Christmas in a unique and unforgettable way.

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9 Dec 2024
29 Dec 2024

Christmas / Nochebuena / Navidad 🗓

Alicante celebrates Christmas Day, an annual Christian commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Entire families; grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins, get together for hours of intense eating and drinking during what's often the biggest meal of the year. A typical sweet finale is a turrón, a sweet toasted almond nougat ”" an Alicante specialty for over five centuries!

31 Dec 2024
31 Dec 2024

New Years Eve/ Nochevieja 🗓

On 31st December, there are a number of fireworks displays lighting up the city, as well as a heap of party celebrations livening up the streets, as Alicante welcomes the New Year and a little bags of lucky grapes are handed out to be eaten as the clock strikes midnight.

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