The climate of Malta
The island of Malta is situated south of Italy and has a Mediterranean
climate. Maltaís climate is characterized by dry and warm summers and
mild and wet winters. During the winter months fierce bleak winds are
not uncommon. During the summer months precipitation is scarce and the
wind abates. People who visit Malta during the summer describe its
climate as warm, dry and arid. In the period from June till September
nighttimes remain warm as well. Only after midnight do temperatures
drop below 25 degrees Celsius.
Climate information on cities and regions in Malta
The climate information given on this page is only brief. Specific
information on weather and climate can be found on the pages per
region or city. The following climate information is available for
Whoever travels to Malta in the period from May till September is sure
to get lots of sunshine. Clouds are nowhere to be seen during the
summer and precipitation is scarce. Cloudiness increases from October
on. Rain falls more frequently and winds may pick up as well. The
climate during the month of October isnít stable enough for a beach
holiday. However, in some years summer lasts till the end of October.
During the summer a sirocco may pick up. This is a desert wind that
brings very warm air to Malta. This causes temperatures to rise to
unpleasant levels. This current may last for days.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate
records and are an average for Malta. Please, note that local
deviations may occur.
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we monthly offer useful extra
climate information. The information below is an average for Malta.
Please visit the pages on individual climate information for other
places in Malta.
The information at this site was carefully composed from climate data collected by meteorological services, meteorological offices, climate experts and other sources. ďMore climate infoĒ is based on statistics, climate data and personal experience. No rights can be derived from this site. Weather has no memory and gives no guaranties. Nothing is as changeable and unpredictable as the weather. The authors of this site feel in no way responsible for any damages caused by misinterpretation or other circumstances that may influence your holiday or trip to a certain destination. We provide information, itís up to the reader to use it to itís benefit.