experiences a Mediterranean climate,
characterised by hot dry summers and mild
winters, although with some rain.
The weather is perfect for summer holidays
from May to October. From May to August
Malta experience 10-11 hours of sunshine per
day and rainfall is virtually non-existent.
In late September and October short but
heavy rainfalls are seen during occasional
With its mild winters, Malta is a popular
destination to escape the cold weather in
northern Europe. Temperatures seldom fall
below 10 degress Celsius and even in winter
the sun shines for 5 to 6 hours per day on
Water temperatures make swimming pleasant
from June right through to November. In this
period the average water temperature is 21
degrees Celsius. Water temperatures can
reach 25 degrees Celsius in late summer.