Malaga Weather

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We show you the weather now as well as today’s weather in Malaga, the latest current temperature in Malaga and the conditions in Malaga i.e. sun, cloud, rain, overcast, clear, etc as well the humidity, pressure, wind direction and wind gust strength. We also show the predicted daily high and low temperatures and chances of showers and rain to help you with any travel plans.

You can click on the graphic and get a much more detailed weather outlook including: tomorrow’s weather in Malaga, long range forecast, a weather map showing any pressure systems, visibility, UV, pollen count, dew point, where the weather station providing this data is located, a 5 day, 7 day (week forecast), 14 day, 15 day and 10 day forecast for Malaga weather.

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Weather in Málaga

MALAGA WEATHER FORECAST

The weather and climate in Malaga is excellent. Malaga is a town on the Costa del Sol coast of Spain. Malaga enjoys more than 2,800 hours of sunshine each year with an average annual temperature of 19.3 degrees Celsius.

Because the Malaga weather and climate is so favourable, Malaga has become a popular tourist destination for sun lovers enjoying approximately 325 sunny days each year.

Many people are also choosing to live in Malaga due to the excellent all-year round weather conditions.

This page gives you information on all aspects of Malaga weather. We have a description of Malaga’s climate, we have today’s weather, we have up-to-the-minute current weather temperatures for Malaga as well as a more detailed long-range prediction and forecast for the weather in Malaga.

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MALAGA TEMPERATURES AND CLIMATE

Malaga is situated on the Costa del Sol and The World Health Organisation describes the climate of the Costa del Sol as one of being the best in the world. Malaga’s summers are extremely hot although cooling breezes help and the winters in Malaga are mild with many clear blue sunny days. Malaga’s climate and weather is very healthy especially for sufferers of arthritis.

Many people are confused as to the difference between weather and climate. We can describe the climate and temperature in Malaga as being based on long-term measurement of the weather with satellites, radar, charts and other meteorological equipment.

This gives a typical idea of what the conditions of Malaga will be for certain times of the year. The weather however is a short-term snapshot and each day can be completely different. Reading this section on the climate of Malaga gives you an idea of what you should expect each season and month to be like when visiting Malaga, Costa del Sol, Spain.

WEATHER IN THE SUMMER – JUNE – JULY – AUGUST

The weather in summer in Malaga is typically very hot with little to no rainfall or precipitation. Summer temperatures in Malaga will mostly be between 25 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius during the day. Temperatures at night in the summer in Malaga rarely drop below 15 degrees Celsius. Clear blue skies are virtually guaranteed.

As for clothing and what to wear for your summer holiday in Malaga – you will be able to wear shirt sleeves or T-shirts and shorts every day including in the evening.

In August Malaga weather can be almost unbearably hot with some days reaching 40 degrees Celsius or more. Fortunately on most days you will most likely have cooling breezes.

Because Malaga’s humidity is low you won’t feel the temperature is as high as it really is. Do take precautions and keep out of the sun between 12 o’clock and 3 o’clock. Always wear a high sun cream factor.

If you are renting or hiring a villa or apartment in Malaga in the summer you may well want to look to rent a villa or apartment with air conditioning or at least one with fans otherwise you may have trouble sleeping at night, especially if you are coming on holiday from a northern European country where the temperatures are much lower.

Malaga city centre

WEATHER IN THE WINTER – DECEMBER – JANUARY – FEBRUARY

The weather in Malaga in winter is very mild compared to northern Europe. Most winter days in Malaga are clear and sunny although it cools down a lot in the evening. The temperatures can vary greatly in winter however, one day it can be over 20 degrees Celsius and you will be walking around in your T-shirt, on another day it can be 6 degrees Celsius and feel very cold.

As for clothing and what to wear for your winter holiday in Malaga – most days you will be able to wear just a pullover or jumper during the day but do bring a jacket or coat for the evenings.

If you are visiting Malaga in winter be careful to ensure that if you rent a villa or apartment that it has some form of heating, preferably central heating. Houses in Spain are built so that they are cool in summer but that unfortunately means they are not insulated and can be very cold in winter.

Even in the winter it doesn’t rain much in Malaga with the first rains being around the beginning of October with December being the wettest month. Be warned that when it rains – it really rains although it rarely lasts more than a day.

WEATHER IN THE SPRING – MARCH – APRIL – MAY

Malaga’s weather and climate in Spring picks up especially after March when the beaches begin to become popular once more with temperatures hitting an average around 20ºC/68ºF in May although sea temperatures take some time to catch up.

WEATHER IN THE AUTUMN – SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER – NOVEMBER

The autumn is a great time to visit Malaga and the rest of the Costa del Sol because the weather is very mild, hot even. The Mediterranean Sea remains warm and you can still swim well into October with daily temperatures in Malaga during late September averaging around 24ºC/73ºF, falling to 15ºC/59ºF at the end of November. At this time of year there are likely to be the occasional electrical thunderstorms with lightning and torrential rainfall sometimes resulting in flooding.

Malaga Monthly Average Temperatures

The table below shows the monthly average temperatures in Celsius and Fahrenheit:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
12°C
13°C
14°C
16°C
19°C
22°C
25°C
26°C
23°C
19°C
15°C
13°C
54°F
55°F
57°F
61°F
66°F
72°F
77°F
79°F
73°F
66°F
59°F
55°F

Average Monthly Sea Temperatures in Malaga

The table below displays the monthly average sea temperatures in Celsius:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
14°C
14°C
14°C
15°C
17°C
20°C
24°C
25°C
24°C
21°C
18°C
15°C

Average Hours of Sunshine Per Day in Malaga

The table below displays the monthly average number of hours of sun per day:

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
6
6
6
8
10
11
12
11
8
7
6
5

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