What’s the weather like in Benidorm in March?
Benidorm has quite typical Mediterranean weather due to its location on the southeast coast of Spain. Temperatures are rising after the mild winter as spring takes hold in March; if you’re going at this time you’ll get plenty of warm and sunny weather, away from the busier crowds of summer.
Benidorm’s weather’s made even better by the mountains that surround the city, which protect it from winds and bring warmer and clearer conditions than other places in this part of Spain. The city has well over 300 sunny days each year, and the south-facing beach gets the most out of the spring sunshine hours. The Sahara Desert can sometimes send over dust storms in March, which are most likely when seasons are changing.
The usual high temperature in Benidorm during March is 18ºC, which gets quite chilly at night and drops to 7ºC. The sea temperature’s around 15ºC, while humidity’s low. Average rainfall’s 48mm over seven rainy days and you can expect 12 hours of daylight with seven hours of sunshine each day. UV levels will be moderate, while sunset’s just before 7pm at the start of March; this is closer to 8.30pm by the end of the month because daylight saving starts.
Things to Do
Benidorm’s two main beaches, Playa de Levante and Playa de Poniente, get busier in March as the weather gets better. The cooler temperatures are ideal for activities such as hiking and mountain biking in the Serra Gelada mountains, while golf’s very popular at this time. Don’t tire yourself out too much though as Benidorm’s nightlife’s action-packed.