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    Malta climate


    Malta climate

    Overview: Malta

    Malta is a small island nation located in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Italy. It is known for its stunning beaches and rich history. Visitors can explore ancient temples, stroll through charming towns and villages, and enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean.

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    Climate overview and FAQs

    Climate overview

    Malta in general has a hot climate. The day temperatures range from 16 °C (60 °F) in February to 31 °C (88 °F) in August. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 23 °C (73 °F), the lowest in February with 10 °C (49 °F). Sea temperatures are in the following range: 15 °C (59 °F) in February to 26 °C (79 °F) in August. The least rainy month in Malta is July with its 0 days of rain, the rainiest month is December, when it rains 10 days.

    When is the best time to go to Malta?

    The best time to visit Malta is between June and October. During this period, temperatures are between 25 °C (77 °F) - 31 °C (88 °F), night temperatures are between 19 °C (65 °F) - 23 °C (73 °F), rainfall averages 2 days per month, and 10 hours of sunlight on average. The sea temperature at this time of the year is around 22 °C (71 °F) - 26 °C (79 °F). For non-beach activities, such as sightseeing, hiking in nature, the best time to visit is April - September.

    What months is the dry season in Malta?

    The time, when it's dry in Malta is between April - September. In this period it is raining on average 2 days and approximately 13 mm (0.53 in) precipitation falls per month, which are values below average.

    When is the hottest sea in Malta?

    The highest sea temperatures in Malta could be expected between July - September. During these months the sea temperature reaches 25 °C (77 °F) - 26 °C (79 °F).

    What time of year are the highest night temperatures in Malta?

    The highest temperatures during the night in Malta could be expected between July and September. During this time the night temperatures are between 21 °C (70 °F) - 23 °C (73 °F).

    Which months have the highest daily temperature in Malta?

    The hottest month in Malta is August with a temperature of 31 °C (88 °F). The period with the highest daytime temperatures is in Malta during July - August. The temperatures range at this time between 31 °C (88 °F) - 31 °C (88 °F).

    Which month is the sunniest in Malta?

    The period, which is the sunniest in Malta, is in the months of June - August, when there is an average of 11 sun hours per day.

    What is the humidity in Malta?

    Generally, Malta belongs to destinations with higher humidity. It is in the range of 70 % - 79 %. The most humid months are December - March and the least humid are May - August.

    What is the least cloudy season in Malta?

    The least cloudy months in Malta are June - August, when the cloud cover is on average only 22 %.

    Is it windy in Malta?

    Malta is a destination with rather light or moderate winds. The wind blows the most in December - January and the least in September - November.

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