Malta weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Malta

The best time to visit in Malta is from May until November, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Malta is 27°C in August and the lowest is 15°C in February.

Malta has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Malta or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Malta by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 16 15 16 17 20 23 26 27 26 24 21 17
Precipitation (mm) 41 37 24 10 7 4 1 5 21 69 63 39
Climate data from city: Valletta

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14 day weather forecast Malta

The weather for in Malta will be 18° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Malta is based on the weather conditions in the city of Valletta.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
14°
20° 5.7 mm 85% 6 m/s 0
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
13°
20° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
13°
20° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
13°
20° 0.3 mm 25% 7 m/s 0
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
17°
20° 0.3 mm 25% 9 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
14°
20° 9.4 mm 90% 13 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
15°
20° 6.6 mm 85% 13 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
16°
20° 2.4 mm 70% 12 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
16°
20° 0 mm 0% 14 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
16°
20° 2.8 mm 75% 6 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
18°
20° 0 mm 0% 9 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
20° 0 mm 0% 10 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
18°
20° 0.5 mm 15% 5 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
15°
20° 1.6 mm 60% 8 m/s 1

Climate Malta

Malta has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Malta is 21° degrees and there is about 320 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 234 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Malta

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 16 15 16 17 20 23 26 27 26 24 21 17
Night temp. (°C) 14 14 15 16 19 22 25 26 25 23 19 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 41 37 24 10 7 4 1 5 21 69 63 39
Days with rain 14 12 10 8 4 2 1 2 8 15 15 14
Dry days 17 16 21 22 27 28 30 29 22 16 15 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
UV-index 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 6 6 5 4
Climate data from city: Valletta

Malta weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Malta? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Malta?

Malta lies in a straight line about 7,779 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Valletta). By car the distance is 11,912 km. You are on your way 166 hours and 50 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Malta?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Malta is approximately 10 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Malta?

These are the largest airports in Malta:

  • Malta International Airport – Valletta

How many inhabitants are there in Malta?

Malta has approximately 434,403 inhabitants.

How big is Malta?

The area of Malta is around 316 km². It is 3864x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Malta?

The capital of Malta is Valletta.

What is the currency of Malta?

In Malta the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.055 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 18.32 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 0.546 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 183.22 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5.46 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,832.19 Euro

What is the area code of Malta?

The area code to call Malta is +356.