Almeria Weather October Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Almeria in October
In October, the weather in Almeria has gradually falling temperatures and increasing levels of precipitation.
The average temperature in this month is still a pleasant 210C, and the average high and low temperatures are 250C and 160C. Although cooler, this is still a good time to travel to the resort as it is warmer than the winter months of December and January. The climate is similar to Konstantinoupolis, Turkey at this time of year, although there is generally less rainfall in Almeria. The highest recently recorded temperature in this resort at this time of year was 310C and the lowest was 40C.
The average amount of rainfall this resort expects at this time of year is around 30mm falling over 7 days during the month. The chance of rain occurring varies throughout the month, from 17% chance at the beginning of October to around 22% chance at the end of the month. It is most likely the light or moderately heavy rain will fall, although there is still a chance of a thunderstorm during this month. It is worth considering bringing a rain jacket when packing for a visit during the autumn months in case of rain and cooler weather.
Average hours of sunshine each day are decreasing now to around 5 hours per day, and the days are getting shorter by approximately one hour from the first of the month to the last day. The sunrise at the start of the month is at around 7.30am and the sunset is at around 7.50pm. Cloud cover is fairly consistent during the month although it increases slightly as the month progresses from 33% early in October to 40% as the months ends.
Humidity varies from 50% to 85% and it becomes more humid later on in the month. Sea temperatures remain fairly mild at this time of year at 210C so there is still time for a swim in the sea for those feeling active.
Winds speeds do not vary much this month, ranging from calm to moderate, 0 m/s to 7 m/s, and rarely getting stronger than 11 m/s. A detailed 14-day forecast is available for those travelling to the resort in the near future.
Almeria Hotels for October
In the cooler months, the beaches are less of a draw and visitors may prefer to explore more inland regions of Almeria. The Hostal el Oliver has beautiful views of the Sierra Cabrera mountains and is located in the historic town of Mojacar. The beach is five minutes' drive from the hotel, and the area has many shops, bars and restaurants. The guesthouse has a sun terrace, sauna, café and fitness area. Rooms are air-conditioned with wifi and tea and coffee making facilities.
The 3* Hotel El Trebol is situated in the beachside town of Carboneras in the Cabo de Gata natural park. There are sea views from the resort which has a restaurant and bar on-site, buffet breakfast daily and a TV room for guests. The beach is only 40 metres from the hotel, each room has air-conditioning, TV and bathroom amenities. The 24-hour reception staff are able to provide information on the area and activities available.
The 3* Torreluz Senior hotel is situated in the centre of Almeria city and is perfect for colder October days exploring the sights, only 30 metres from the Puerta de Purchena square. Rooms have TV, wifi in public areas, and a continental breakfast is served in the dining room. Tapas bars and restaurants are located within a five-minute walk, while the cathedral and castle are within easy reach.
Bars and Restaurants
For a nice alternative to tapas bars, try the Salmantice restaurant in the city centre. This popular restaurant is located in the new residential area of Almeria, close to the park, and is a small, elegant setting ideal for lunch or dinner. There is an excellent wine list, modern dishes as well as traditional cuisine with great service and relaxing ambience.
For days out exploring the city centre, the best restaurant to go for dinner is La Puezela. Centrally situated in the city, this ambient restaurant has quality food at great prices. With a wide selection of tapas, wines and beers, this will be a place to return to again for breakfast, lunch or dinner or just for drinks with friends.
Located on the water's edge at the Almerimar Marina, the Stumble Inn is a British bar that is popular with all nationalities, including local Spanish. They serve great food, tapas, coffee and drinks which draws the crowds. With free Wifi and sports showing on the TV, this is the place to head for drinks, a meal or just to relax by the water on warmer October afternoons.
Things to do in Almeria in October
The cooler but still dry October days are perfect for exploring the old town. The Aire de Almeria is in the old quarter on the site of a former Arabic souk, where a recovered ancient Arabic baths is now a relaxing place for warm and cold water immersions to cleanse the body and mind. This is an interesting place to visit for those looking to see more of the traditional Islamic influence on Almeria that shaped the city in ancient times.
The Museum of Almeria has a fascinating display of local history from the Almeria region. A free attraction, this museum has archaeological finds dating back to pre-historic times, through to more recent displays of ceramics, costumes weapons and other items. With local cultural exhibitions and ethnography, this activity will create interest and educate during cooler autumn days.
Visiting Cabo de Gata natural park is always great fun. 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.