The climate of Gibraltar
Gibraltar is located in the southern part of the Iberian peninsula
directly on the Mediterranean Sea. Gibraltar has a Mediterranean
climate with dry and warm summers and mild and wet winters. Subzero
temperatures and snowfall are uncommon in Gibraltar. Gibraltar enjoys
a fairly high amount of hours of sunshine. Precipitation figures are
slightly higher here than in the Costa del Sol, which is more to the
east. This is because Gibraltar is situated on the Strait of
Gibraltar. This area gets more precipitation than the regions to the
Summers in Gibraltar are guaranteed to be sunny and warm. In July and
August humidity figures may be high causing a muggy feel. However,
this is only during these months. Temperatures mostly remain below 30
degrees Celsius. However, peaks in temperatures and heat waves are not
uncommon. When there is hardly any wind coming from the sea it may be
From October till April fairly high amounts of precipitation can be
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate
records. They are an average for Gibraltar
More climate information
Climate tables are useful but they don’t give an overall picture of
the climate and possible weather conditions during a period of time.
How high the chances are of hot or cold weather or hurricanes can
often not be found in these tables. This is why we offer extra climate
information per month.
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