Alicante
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Alicante, Spain

A far scenic view of the Serra Grossa o San Julian mountain in Alicante, Spain, centrally placed in the city, with a beautiful waterfront
A far scenic view of the Serra Grossa o San Julian mountain in Alicante, Spain, centrally placed in the city, with a beautiful waterfront
The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Alicante, Spain, with average temperature varying between 24.1°C (75.4°F) and 14.1°C (57.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a moderately hot 24.1°C (75.4°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 14.1°C (57.4°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 64%.

Rainfall

In Alicante, Spain, in May, it is raining for 3.7 days, with typically 28mm (1.1") of accumulated precipitation. In Alicante, during the entire year, the rain falls for 35.1 days and collects up to 277mm (10.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Alicante, Spain, the average seawater temperature is 19.1°C (66.4°F). For most, swimming in 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Alicante is 14.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.4h.

UV index

In Alicante, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Alicante?

In Alicante, Spain, in May, the average high-temperature is 24.1°C (75.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.1°C (57.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Alicante?

The average relative humidity in May in Alicante is 64%.

How many days does it rain in May in Alicante?

In Alicante, during May, the rain falls for 3.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 28mm (1.1") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Alicante?

In Alicante, in May, the average water temperature is 19.1°C (66.4°F). Swimming in 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Alicante have in May?

In Alicante, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Alicante?

The average sunshine in May in Alicante, Spain, is 9.4h.

How high is the UV index in May in Alicante?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Alicante, Spain, is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 24.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (17°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 14.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.5°C).

Average humidity in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average humidity in May: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (70%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and June (63%).

Average rainfall in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (46mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (4mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (4.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.7 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14.1°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).