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Alicante Weather in May, Spain

Alicante Averages May

ALICANTE AVERAGES FOR MAY

  • 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

    Temperature

    18°C
    64°F
  • 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

    23°C
    73°F
  • 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

    13°C
    55°F
  • 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

    19°C
    66°F
  • 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

    10 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

    3 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

    Rainfall

    32 mm

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Alicante Daily Averages May

DAILY AVERAGES FOR MAY

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Mon
Tue
Wed
1 Avg 16º 61º
Thu
2 Avg 16º 61º
Fri
3 Avg 18º 64º
Sat
4 Avg 18º 64º
5 Avg 18º 64º
6 Avg 19º 66º
7 Avg 19º 66º
8 Avg 20º 68º
9 Avg 19º 66º
10 Avg 20º 68º
11 Avg 19º 66º
12 Avg 20º 68º
13 Avg 20º 68º
14 Avg 21º 70º
15 Avg 19º 66º
16 Avg 18º 64º
17 Avg 19º 66º
18 Avg 19º 66º
19 Avg 19º 66º
20 Avg 18º 64º
21 Avg 18º 64º
22 Avg 19º 66º
23 Avg 19º 66º
24 Avg 19º 66º
25 Avg 21º 70º
26 Avg 20º 68º
27 Avg 20º 68º
28 Avg 21º 70º
29 Avg 21º 70º
30 Avg 20º 68º
31 Avg 21º 70º
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What's The Weather Like in Alicante in May?

May is a lovely time to visit Alicante, with pleasant, warm weather, long, sunny days and relatively little rainfall. While it isn't quite beach weather just yet, it might be possible to do a little sunbathing.

How Warm Is Alicante In May?

With more than nine hours of sunshine each day, the average temperature is a very temperate 18ºC, with highs of 23ºC. It often reaches 30ºC for at least one day a month at this time. 

Can You Swim In The Sea In Alicante in May?

Sea temperatures are also beginning to rise, and reach an average of 19ºC at this time. With relatively high humidity of around 70% year-round, it will feel even warmer. The heat is moderated somewhat by cooling afternoon sea breezes 

Does It Rain In Alicante In May?

May is usually quite dry in Alicante, with rainfall averages of just 32mm over three days. Expect short, light showers in the afternoon every few days, and the occasional weak thunderstorm. The start of the month is generally wetter than the end, with summer rapidly approaching.

Alicante Hotels in May

Hotel Castilla Alicante

The three star Hotel Castilla Alicante is a mid-range establishment, catering more to families than couples. With a large, outdoor children's play area and entertainment program, as well as pleasantly arranged pool area, there's plenty to keep the kids occupied.

Hotel Maya Alicante

The three Hotel Maya Alicante boasts a fantastic, central location and excellent range of very high quality facilities. The café and restaurant serve both Mediterranean and international dishes, the pool area is quite lovely, and guests who prefer a more active holiday will definitely enjoy the tennis court and fitness centre.

Alicante Beach for May

Playa Postiguet, in the heart of the city, is a 900m wide arc of golden sand. Situated at the base of the imposing Monte Benacantil, it's wonderfully positioned for easy access and backed by a palm-shaded promenade where modern bars offer food and refreshments. It is lapped by tranquil waters, making it perfect for swimming, and has consistently been awarded the Blue Flag for cleanliness. Being a local beach, it's likely to be pretty busy year round and heaving with tourists in the summer months.

Bars and Restaurants

Monastrell

Monastrell is one of the more trendy Spanish restaurants in Alicante. The menu is traditional Valencian cuisine with a gourmet twist. The ingredients used are top quality and the chef, Maria Jose San Roman, is well known locally. It's a very popular spot with locals and tourists alike, so book in advance to be sure of getting a table.

El Buen Corner

El Buen Comer is a typical Spanish restaurant, with a lovely Tapas bar. Located in the city centre, behind the Town Hall, it's very convenient and easy to find. The menu offers a choice of meat or seafood, with excellent fresh local specialities like calamari and prawns. The prices are not too steep, and they do incredible speciality menus for religious and festive holidays.

Thigs to do in Alicante in May

The Ayuntamiento de Alicante

The Ayuntamiento de Alicante (Town hall) with its baroque civic architecture is situated just behind La Explanada Park in the downtown area of Alicante. Locally known as Ayuntamiento, inside view the Dali statue, and small metal disc indicating where an instrument stood that used to measure the height above sea level of all other parts of Spain.

Teatro Principal de Alicante

Teatro Principal de Alicante (Alicante Theatre) is an impressive building in the neoclassical style, built between 1846 and 1848. This grand edifice hosts ballet, opera and theatre performances.

The Marina, with its yacht slips and designer shops, is obviously the more upmarket end of Alicante's tourist areas. There are some lovely restaurants and coffee shops, besides the expensive shopping opportunities, and if you'd like to take a boat trip this is the place to book. It's also a lovely place for an evening stroll.

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