weather in MaltaWeather in Malta

With enviable weather, Malta has been luring troves of tourists to its shores for fun days in the sun.​

Malta's weather is heavily influenced by the Mediterranean climate; meaning warm, dry summers and mild wet winters. Indeed, the average temperature across the year is a satisfying 18°C, with January enjoying a slightly lower temperature of 12°C and the mercury hitting 30°C in July and August. 

During the long summer days, the warm temperatures are often accompanied by a mild sea breeze. The nights are warm as well, with temperatures always ranging between 20°C and 30°C.

Autumn temperatures are quite pleasing. When the hot summer weather begins to subside in late October and November, temperatures drop to the mid-20s making autumn a delightful time to visit the island if you do not mind the occasional rainfall.

Winter waltzes in slowly and mildly, making Malta the ideal destination to escape the chilly and blizzard conditions of Europe. The temperature in December usually stays just under 20°C whilst January and February are the coolest months of the year. With temperatures rarely falling beneath 10°C and winter days getting an average of 5 to 6 hours of sunshine per day, Malta's weather one of the most enjoyable in Europe.

Spring is the ideal time to visit the islands if you want to avoid the summer heat or the winter rainfall. Offering the best of both worlds, spring sees low rainfall and very comfortable temperatures. 

Offering warm summer months and some of the mildest winter temperatures in Europe, the Maltese Islands provide the ideal year-round getaway with reliable and steady weather forecasts. If you’re looking for somewhere with the right weather conditions, Malta gives you the right reason to pack your bags and look forward to soaking up the warm sun.

Did you know?

  • The famous eight-pointed Maltese Cross symbolizes the 8 obligations of the Knights of St John: Truth, faith, repent of sins, humility, justice, merciful, sincere and enduring persecution.
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