May 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 May

May, the last month of the spring, in Alicante, is a pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between min 15.4°C (59.7°F) and max 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Temperature

In Alicante, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from a comfortable 17.9°C (64.2°F) in April, to an agreeable 21.3°C (70.3°F). In May, in Alicante, the average low-temperature is 15.4°C (59.7°F).

Humidity

In Alicante, the average relative humidity in May is 62%.

Rainfall

In May, in Alicante, Spain, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout May, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is accumulated. In Alicante, Spain, during the entire year, the rain falls for 67.4 days and collects up to 188mm (7.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

February through December are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

In Alicante, the average water temperature is 19.1°C (66.4°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day is 14.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Alicante is 11.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Alicante is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Alicante?

In Alicante, the average relative humidity in May is 62%.

How many days does it rain in May in Alicante?

In Alicante, during May, the rain falls for 5.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 10mm (0.39") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Alicante?

February through December are months without snowfall.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Alicante?

In Alicante, the average seawater temperature in May 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?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Alicante?

In Alicante, Spain, the average sunshine in May is 11.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Alicante?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Alicante, Spain, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Alicante, Spain

Average temperature in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.3°C

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

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.4°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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average pressure in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.8mbar

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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average wind speed in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.3km/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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average humidity in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average humidity in May: 62%

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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average rainfall in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 10mm

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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average rainfall days in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.6 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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average snowfall in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1mm).
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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average snowfall days in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.1 days).
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 May
Alicante, Spain

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).

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

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.2h

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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average sunshine days in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average sunshine days in May: 24.8 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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average UV index in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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 May
Alicante, Spain

Average cloud cover in May - Alicante, Spain
  • Average cloud cover in May: 18

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 May
Alicante, Spain

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

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

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