When to Go in Malaga

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When doing research on the various Malaga when to go options, keep in mind that Malaga has over 300 sunny days every year and less than 50 days of actual rainfall. In fact, the city has one of the highest average annual temperatures in all of Europe.


If you expect rainfalls – there surely won’t be any in the summer. The summer season in Malaga is hot and dry, with the temperatures reaching extreme levels in July. Average day temperatures usually range from 27°C to 30°C. Highest temperature levels reach a maximum of 40°C to 43°C. However, the heat is acceptable, as there is a constant light breeze blowing from the Mediterranean, which smoothes the weather up. Nights are cooler, but still very warm, with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 26°C. The coldest possible nights are no colder than 16°C. Sea temperatures vary from 20°C to 25°C, so you can really enjoy a perfect summer holiday.


Thanks to the Malaga Mountains, the cold air from the north has no chance to reach the city. This way, the weather stays warm during the winter, with average temperatures of no less than 15°C. Malaga is actually the city with the warmest winter in Europe. The coolest month is January, with the temperatures falling down to 8°C on certain days. Sea temperatures average between 14°C and 16°C. Small amounts of rain fall from November to December, without exceeding a value of 9cm per month.

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