Alicante Breaks Winter Weather Records
In the winter of 1878, on March the 2nd t be precise, Alicante city saw the hottest temperature ever recorded for the season, with thermometers registering 31 degrees.
According to the state meteorological office, AEMET, today, the 10th of March, 2017, at 12:50, temperatures peaked at 32.5 degrees, thus making today the hottest winter day in recorded history.
The only none summer day hotter than today was in 1988, during the spring, when the temperature reached 32.6 degrees, on the 25th of March.
The record temperature was brief however, dipping back down to a relatively chill 24.9 degrees half an hour later, thanks to a breeze cooling the air.