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Alicante weather in May (Valencia Community, Spain)

Planning a trip to Alicante in May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In Alicante, May is characterized by high temperatures and low rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 24°C, while night temperatures can drop to 15°C.

Precipitation

Alicante in May usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 29 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 9 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

With around 277 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. April, May, June, July, August, September and October typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Alicante climate page with graphs.

 

Alicante, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 15°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 24°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 29%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 29 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 9 days  
HumidityHumidity 65%  
SunshineSunshine 277 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 69%  

Where to go in Spain in May

Find out more about the weather in Spain and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Alicante, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 19°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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