Weather in Benidorm, Yearly & Monthly Temperatures & Averages

The weather in Benidorm is among the most desirable on the southern Costa Blanca which tends to be a shade warmer than the north. Add the amazing nightlife and Mediterranean Sea then you have the ideal location. With the glorious weather and infinite things to do it’s no wonder tourists flock here.

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tiempo en Benidorm, Spain

Benidorm Weather, September, October & November

The weather in Benidorm in the autumn months is generally still hot for the most part. This is especially true for September and October. The evenings begin to feel cooler but the days are generally very warm.

September sees the end  of summer as we begin the month but the hot weather will not be ending for a while. The weather in Benidorm in September is generally like August. The average temperature during the day is between 24 – 25 Celsius.

Many days in September will remain over 30 Celsius. The evening temperature is dropping to around 18 – 20 Celsius. There will be around 5 days of rainfall during this month.

October sees the temperatures beginning to drop as we reach the midway point of autumn. This is still a warm month with average temperatures of between 20 – 22 Celsius.

The evenings are beginning to feel much cooler as the temperature drops to around 14 Celsius. The weather in Benidorm in October can be unpredictable with regards to rainfall. On average there are 4 days of rain during the month but expect the rain to be significant when it arrives.

November is like October with average temperatures being a touch lower. This month still has plenty of warm days but the average temperature will be between 15 – 16 Celsius. There is less precipitation around but you can still expect to see around 4 days of rain per month.

Weather in Benidorm in December, January & February

Benidorm Weather in Winter.

December is the start of the winter with temperatures dropping to between 13 – 14 Celsius. The temperature at night will seem quite cold if you live there all year round. You can expect the evening temperature to drop to around 9 Celsius. December sees around 5 days of rainfall on average but expect to see a few storms on occasion.

January is the middle of winter and the coldest month in most of Spain. Benidorm is no exception. January sees the temperature drop to around 11 Celsius on average. The average night time temperature will now be around 7 Celsius. January also sees a lot more rainfall than the other months. The precipitation levels are high so expect to see plenty of rainfall on at least 6 days of this month.

February sees the conclusion of winter as the temperature begins to increase again. The monthly average temperature for February is between 12 -13 Celsius during the day. a This drops to around 8 Celsius at night. February sees about half of the rainfall of January. It’s normal to expect around 3 or 4 days of rain during this month.

Monthly Temperature Averages

The graphic below contains Benidorm weather averages such as monthly temperature and rainfall. You can also get an idea of the hours of sunshine and some other useful tips. Please click image to enlarge it.

Benidorm Weather Averages

Gota Fria

The eastern coastline can experience the weather phenomenon known as a Gota Fria. This does no happen every year but often occurs around Benidorm. The cold air from the north and west meets the hot eastern air. The result can be hurricane strength winds, heavy rain and hail. This will usually be in October and can yield a years rainfall in a few days.

Climate Summary

  • The warmest month in Benidorm is usually August with a daytime temperature average of 26 Celsius.
  • January is the coldest month with a daily average temperature of 11 Celsius.
  • October sees the most precipitation although other months have more days of rain.
  • December and January see the most days of rainfall. There will likely be at least 10 rainy days.
  • The Sea is at it’s hottest temperature of 25 Celsius in August.
  • The Sea is at it’s coldest temperature of 15 Celsius between January and March.