14 to 28°C
3423 hours
sunshine per day
207 mm
290 days
75 days
0 days

Climate of Málaga

Málaga has a mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Málaga is 21° degrees and there is about 207 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 267 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 14°C and 28°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 10°C and 23°C
  • Sea temperature: the sea temperature is between 17°C and 25°C
  • Rain: it rains 75 days and there is a total of approximately 207 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3423 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 14°C and 28°C
Warmest month: 28°C in July
Coldest month: 14°C in January
Night temperature: between 10°C and 23°C
Sea temperature: between 17°C and 25°C
Dry days: 290 days
Days with rain: 75 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 207 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3423 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Málaga.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Málaga.

Climate table of Málaga

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Málaga. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Málaga might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 14 16 18 21 25 28 28 25 23 18 16
Night temp. (°C) 10 10 11 13 15 19 22 23 20 18 14 12
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 19 20 23 25 25 24 22 20 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 21 26 26 18 11 6 1 4 12 27 29 26
Days with rain 8 8 11 10 6 3 2 2 5 7 7 6
Dry days 23 20 20 20 25 27 29 29 25 24 23 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 10 11 10 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 6 6 7 6 6 5 4 4

Best time to visit Málaga

Malaga is a popular sun destination on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain. If you like the heat and sun, Malaga is the place to be. The best time to visit Malaga is between May and October.

Malaga is blessed with an excellent Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine all year round. The summer period is long from May to October with hot temperatures in July and August. These two months are not recommended for a city break. It is better to visit in spring or autumn.

The weather in winter is mild and the sea is still warm enough to take a dip. When you come out of the water cooled down, the sun will warm you up again in no time. All this together makes it a place that can be visited all year round.

Climate of Málaga by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Málaga? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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