When is the best time to go to Malia?

When is the best time to go to Malia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Malia are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Malia has dry periods in July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January and December
  • August is the best month for swimming

Annual weather in Malia

For full information about the climate and weather in Malia a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 54°F/59°F
February 54°F/61°F
March 58°F/63°F
April 61°F/67°F
May 68°F/72°F
June 74°F/79°F
July 79°F/83°F
August 79°F/83°F
September 76°F/81°F
October 68°F/74°F
November 63°F/68°F
December 58°F/63°F

Weather and climate in Malia

Malia enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Malia is 70°F (ranging from 59°F in january to 83°F in august). Annual rainfall is 22.3in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 4.5in in january.
  • Between january and february the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 56°F and it rains in february about 3.5in.
  • From march to april the climate is beautiful. It is for example 67°F as maximum temperature in april and you can expect to have 1.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between may and october the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 88°F and you can expect to have 1.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 59°F and, in december, 7 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Malia

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Malia: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Malia

Find out when Malia has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Malia

  • Very low season in Malia
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, April, October and November.
  • Low season in Malia
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: May, June and December.
  • High season in Malia
    The number of visitors to Malia is high in: July and September.
  • Peak season in Malia
    The largest number of tourists visiting Malia is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Malia month by month

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