Annual average weather for Malta

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When is the best time to visit Malta?

The best months to visit Malta are June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The weather is perfect for sunbathing in the months from June to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above the average 20°C (68°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Can you sunbathe in Malta year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Malta all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

The weather is best for sunbathing in the months from June to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

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Can you swim in Malta year round?

No, you can't swim in Malta all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Malta are found in August when they peak at 27°C (80°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 16°C (60°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above 20°C (68°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

For very comfortable swimming conditions try swimming in the months from June to October when the sea temperature is above 22°C (72°F)

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When is the hottest month in Malta?

The hottest month in Malta is July when the average maximum temperature is very hot 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F).

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When is the coldest month in Malta?

The coolest month in Malta is February when the average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F), average temperature is 12°C (53°F) and average minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Malta?

The sunniest days in Malta are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 12.6 hours of sunshine per day. July is extremely sunny and pleasant, featuring blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight, with exceptionally long bright days.

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When is the least sunny month in Malta?

December has the least sunshine with an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. December is sunny but overcast at times.

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When is the driest month in Malta?

The driest month in Malta is July with 0cm (0inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Malta?

The wettest month in Malta is November with 19.7cm (7.8inches) of rain and December has the most days of rain with 17.2 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Malta?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Malta are found in March when they dip to 16°C (60°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

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When is the sea the warmest in Malta?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Malta are found in August when they peak at 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the most humid month in Malta?

The most humid month in Malta is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 22°C (72°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

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When is the least humid month in Malta?

The least humid month in Malta is February with a dew point of 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some.

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When is the windiest month in Malta?

The most windy month in Malta is February when the average maximum windspeed is 28KM/H (18MPH) and the average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Malta

The hottest month in Malta is July when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F).

The coolest month in Malta is February when the average maximum temperature is 15°C (15°F), average temperature is 12°C (53°F) and average minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F).

Annual Sunshine for Malta

The longest days in Malta are in June, with an average of 14.6 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 9.7 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Malta are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 12.6 hours of sunshine per day, making it extremely sunny and pleasant, featuring blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight, with exceptionally long bright days.

December has the least sunshine with an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day, making it sunny but overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 10.7 and lowest in December when it reaches 2.3.

An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Malta

The warmest sea water temperatures in Malta are found in August when they peak at 27°C (80°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 16°C (60°F).

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the temperature is above 20°C (68°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Annual Rainfall for Malta

The wettest month in Malta is November with 19.7cm (7.8inches) of rain and December has the most days of rain with 17.2 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Malta is July with 0cm (0inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Malta

The most humid month in Malta is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 22°C (72°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

The least humid month in Malta is February with a dew point of 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Malta

The most windy month in Malta is February when the average maximum windspeed is 28KM/H (18MPH) and the average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH).

The least windy month in Malta is August when the average maximum windspeed is 20KM/H (13MPH) and the average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH).

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