In the far South-eastern corner of the Iberian peninsula the sun-baked province of Almeria boasts the highest hours of sunshine and lowest rainfall in Europe. The Almeria coast is said to have a perfect climate and boasts the best all-year-round weather in the whole of Spain. Bordering the Tabernas Desert and warmed by the Mediterranean Sea, Almeria enjoys average summer temperatures of 30 °C , although you can expect plenty of weeks closer to 40 °C between May and October. The sea is particularly pleasant in the high season – actually a few degrees warmer than the Costa Del Sol! and with an average of 320 days of sunshine per year, the Costa Almeria has arguably the best climate in Europe.
Being an actual desert there isn’t much rainfall, the winters are pleasant with temperatures rarely falling below 15°C degrees, so makes an ideal all year round location. During the summer, temperatures average around 30°C so you’re assured a pleasant stay no matter what season you visit.The summer season lasts from April until October, the peak months of July and August are the hottest. So, if topping up your tan is your main idea, then book your holiday for these months and you’re guaranteed fantastic weather. There’s no need to bring a brolly, unless of course a freak storm has arrived, as rainfall for summer in the Costa de Almeria is pretty much non-existent with just 1mm in July and August.