January weather forecast
Alicante, Spain

The Serra Grossa o San Julian mountain in Alicante, Spain, centrally placed in the city, with a beautiful waterfront
The Serra Grossa o San Julian mountain in Alicante, Spain, centrally placed in the city, with a beautiful waterfront

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Alicante, Spain, is a moderate winter month, with an average temperature ranging between max 14°C (57.2°F) and min 8.3°C (46.9°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F), are the coldest months.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Alicante is 67%.

Rainfall

In Alicante, it is raining for 5.2 days, with typically 27mm (1.06") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Alicante, there are 67.4 rainfall days, and 188mm (7.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January is the only month when snow falls in Alicante. The month with the most snowfall in Alicante is January, when snow falls for 0.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Alicante, the average seawater temperature in January is 14.5°C (58.1°F).
Note: Swimming in 14.5°C (58.1°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Alicante is 9h and 51min.
On the first day of January in Alicante, sunrise is at 08:18 and sunset at 17:52. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:07 and sunset at 18:23 CET.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Alicante is 7.9h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the coldest months in Alicante?

The coldest months in Alicante, Spain, are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Alicante?

In Alicante, the average relative humidity in January is 67%.

How much does it rain in Alicante in January?

In Alicante, Spain, during January, the rain falls for 5.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.06") of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Alicante?

The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 0.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of snow.

When does it start snowing in Alicante?

January is the first month it typically snows. Throughout January, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 1mm (0.04") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Alicante?

In Alicante, in January, the average water temperature is 14.5°C (58.1°F). Swimming in 14.5°C (58.1°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Alicante have in January?

In Alicante, Spain, the average day length in January is 9h and 51min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Alicante?

On the first day of January in Alicante, sunrise is at 08:18 and sunset at 17:52. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:07 and sunset at 18:23 CET.

How many hours of sunshine does Alicante have in January?

In Alicante, the average sunshine duration in January is 7.9h.

How high is the UV index in January in Alicante?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Alicante, Spain

Average temperature in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average high temperature in January: 14°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (28.4°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.1°C).

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Average pressure in January
Alicante, Spain

Average pressure in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average pressure in January: 1020mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1021.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1014.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Alicante, Spain

Average wind speed in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average wind speed in January: 15.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and October (10.1km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Alicante, Spain

Average humidity in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average humidity in January: 67%

The months with the highest relative humidity are September, October and December (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (60%).

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Average rainfall in January
Alicante, Spain

Average rainfall in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average rainfall in January: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (29mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (4mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Alicante, Spain

Average rainfall days in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Alicante, Spain

Average snowfall in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average snowfall in January: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1mm).
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Alicante, Spain

Average snowfall days in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Alicante, Spain

Average sea temperature in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in January: 14.5°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).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Alicante, Spain

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 51min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 47min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 33min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Alicante, Spain

Average sunshine days in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average sunshine days in January: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (27.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (19.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Alicante, Spain

Average UV index in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average UV index in January: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Alicante, Spain

Average cloud cover in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average cloud cover in January: 27

The months with the most cloud cover are January, March and April (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Alicante, Spain

Average visibility in January - Alicante, Spain
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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