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Climate on Costa Blanca

The area between Orihuela Costa and Albir Altea is usually referred to as Costa Blanca and includes the popular tourist resorts of Benidorm, Torrevieja, Albir and Altea.

Costa Blanca has a subtropical climate. In the summer, that is, from May to August, it's always warm with clear skies. August is the warmest month and the temperature is around 30-35 degrees during the daytime. In total there are 300 days of sunshine a year on Costa Blanca. In March, April and November the temperature is around 20 degrees at daytime. January is the coldest month with temperatures around 16 degrees at daytime.

The climate in the winter can best be described as autumn in Northern Europe, and lasts from December to January. Spring starts in February and the trees start blooming again. In the mountains around all of the Alicante province you can find hills with beautiful trees in full blossom. Even though the weather can be really warm and nice during daytime, it usually gets chillier in the evening. A good tip is to bring a warm jacket if you are going to be sitting at an outdoor cafe or restaurant in the evening.

A sunny day on Costa Blanca
A sunny day on Costa Blanca

Precipitation on Costa Blanca

The precipitation during winter varies considerably from year to year. It is very difficult to tell if you will have lot of sunshine or not if you are visiting Costa Blanca for one or two weeks in the period between October to March. Some winters it can rain for several weeks, while other years there is almost no rain at all. Water rationing has been introduced on a few occasions.

The weather on Costa Blanca

The warm weather on Costa Blanca attracts thousands of tourists every year. In addition, there are many expats who spend the winter on the Costa Blanca giving them a better quality of life. People with certain health conditions experience less pain and more mobility when staying on Costa Blanca for the winter.

 



Costa Blanca is a coastal area in eastern Spain in the province of Alicante. Costa blanca includes several tourist destinations like Benidorm, Torrevieja, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Elche and Villajoyosa.

There is a large amount of expats living in Costa Blanca, and the area is particularly popular among British, German and Scandinavian tourists. The economy of Costa Blanca is mainly based on tourism, and millions of tourist come to spend their holidays here. There is also a large number of pensioners that spend the winters in Costa Blanca, due to its mild Mediterranean climate.

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