Almeria Weather April Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Almeria in April
The weather in April continues to get warmer and drier as summer gets closer.
Daily average temperatures are around 170C at this time of year, while average daily high temperatures reach 210C and overnight low temperatures can drop to 120C. The climate at this time of year is similar to Malta with comparable temperatures and precipitation in both resorts. The highest recently recorded temperature in this resort at this time of year was 300C and the lowest recorded was 80C. Although the weather is getting more pleasant at this time of year, a better time to visit for sunbathing might be June when the temperatures are higher and the days are longer.
The average rainfall at this time of year is 20 mm which falls over 5 days throughout the month. The chance of precipitation is around 19% and this is likely to be moderately heavy rain or light rain with little chance of a thunderstorm. Rainfall is more likely to occur at the start of the month when the climate is generally wetter than towards the drier summer months.
There are around 7 hours of sunshine each day in April which is a large improvement on March and median cloud cover is about 40% without much variation over the course of the month. The days are getting longer, and are approximately an hour longer at the end of the month than days at the beginning. Sunrise at the start of the month is at 8am and sunset is at 8.30pm.
Humidity in April is between 47% to 86% and humidity increases towards the end of the month. Sea temperatures are beginning to get warmer and are an average of 170C so keen swimmers may be able to enjoy a swim now.
Wind speeds are calm to fresh breezes at around 0 m/s to 8 m/s and the wind speeds do no vary much during the month. To be sure of the weather conditions take a look at the 14-day forecast.
Almeria Hotels for April
An ideal resort for visitors looking for an apartment in a great location is the Torrelaguna Apartamentos, close to the town and the beach. Set in beautiful landscaped gardens, there are two pools as well as two smaller children's pools as well as an on-site supermarket for self-catering. The aprtments are well appointed with a kitchen, air-conditioning and private terrace or balcony as well as satellite TV. There are one or two bedroom apartments available which can sleep up to five guests.
Ideally located in the old town, and perfect for budget travellers, the Hotel Sevilla is a 1* hotel that offers free wifi, laundry service, 24 hours' reception and a safe for valuables. The rooms have on-suite bathrooms and some have and outdoor terrace. It is located within easy reach of many of the city's bars, cafes and restaurants and is only five minutes to the beach.
As the weather begins to warm up in April, a nice place to visit is the nearby beach of El Palmer bay, and stay at the Diverhotel Aguadulce hotel. This 4* resort overlooks the bay and has and outdoor pool with slide and hot tub. There is an all-inclusive restaurant with buffet meals and rooms have TV, balcony and sea views. Activities include mini golf, table tennis, bike hire and children's entertainment. Available rooms range from single to family sized accommodation.
Bars and Restaurants
For something different to the usual tapas bars, go to the city and try Ming Yuet restaurant for some Chinese cuisine. With fast, friendly service, helpful staff and high quality, traditional Chinese dishes, this is a nice alternative to Spanish cuisine when visiting the area. This venue provides great Cantonese food and is open for lunch and dinner.
For more local cuisine, El vivo en un Barco restaurant is a friendly, warm tapas bar located in the old town. The bar offers great value, well presented food, wine and beer as well as cocktails in an ambient setting. Located in a pedestrian area of the old town, this is a good spot for relaxing and people watching on warmer April afternoons.
Head to Mojacar beach for a night out at El Sitio, a cool, friendly bar that serves tapas, wine and beer overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. This is a great daytime or evening venue with delicious food including cheeses and paella as well as an extensive wine list and cocktails. The restaurant also hosts wine and cheese tasting evenings and wine and tapas tasting.
Things to do in Almeria in April
For those seeking a little adventure on the cooler spring days, how about exploring the Sorbas caves? These caves are located in the Barrio de la Chanca in the old town and are a network of underground caves and tunnels with stalactites and stalagmites, accessed with a tour guide. Tours are offered for all levels of experience and equipment can be hired. There are still some families living in the hillside in cave-like dwellings and the area is another interesting part of the old town.
A beautiful place to explore is the Iglesia de la virgen del mar, a quiet church in the city centre, built in the nineteenth century. With exterior gardens and a peaceful interior with golden altarpiece and stained glass windows, this is a lovely change from the fast-paced city and beaches.
Visit the Cabo de Gata natural park. The end of the volcanic mountain ranges that stretches along the Spanish coast, this is an area of natural beauty with cliffs, coves and beaches for exploring and relaxing on. Walking along the coast, visitors will see varied flora and fauna and is perfect for active days in the sun.