When is the best time to go to Malta?

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

  • The weather is good in Malta throughout the year
  • The weather is good all year in Valletta
  • On average, the warmest months in Valletta are July, August and September
  • The rainiest months in this city are October and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Valletta, Gozo, Ghar Lapsi, Golden Bay, Hondoq Bay, Luqa, Manikata, Mdina, Mosta and San Giljan, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • August is the best month for swimming in Valletta


Annual weather in Malta

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Malta for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 59°F to 61°F
6 days
February 61°F
5 days
March 59°F to 61°F
4 days
April 65°F
1 days
May 68°F
1 days
June 74°F to 76°F
0 days
July 79°F to 83°F
0 days
August 83°F
1 days
September 81°F
3 days
October 74°F to 76°F
7 days
November 70°F
7 to 8 days*
December 65°F
6 days
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Malta by cities

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Valletta

Valletta

The best months to go to Valletta are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Gozo

Gozo

The best months to go to Gozo are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Ghar Lapsi

Ghar Lapsi

The best months to go to Ghar Lapsi are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Malta

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Malta and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Valletta, Gozo, Ghar Lapsi, Golden Bay and Hondoq Bay, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Malta

Find out when Malta 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 Malta

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, November and December. The number of visitors to Malta is high in: April, May, June, July, August, September and October.

  • Very low season in Malta: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Malta: November and December.
  • High season in Malta: April, May and June.
  • Peek season in Malta: July, August, September and October.

Figure: Visitor index for Malta month by month


Average price for flights to Malta

A return flight between London and Valletta is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 76 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 83 more for your airline ticket to Valletta if you go in august.

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Where to go in Malta?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Valletta61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Gozo61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Ghar Lapsi61°F61°F61°F65°F70°F76°F83°F85°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Golden Bay61°F61°F61°F65°F70°F76°F83°F85°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Hondoq Bay61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Luqa61°F61°F61°F65°F70°F76°F83°F85°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Manikata61°F61°F61°F65°F70°F76°F83°F85°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Mdina61°F61°F61°F65°F70°F76°F83°F85°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Mosta61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
San Giljan61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
San Lawrenz61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Sliema61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Victoria (Ir-Rabat)61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Vittoriosa (Il-Birgu)61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Birkirkara61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Marsaskala61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Marsaxlokk61°F61°F61°F65°F70°F76°F83°F85°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Mellieha61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Mgarr61°F61°F61°F65°F68°F76°F81°F83°F81°F76°F70°F65°F
Qormi61°F61°F61°F65°F70°F76°F83°F85°F81°F76°F70°F65°F

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Is this weather information for Malta reliable?

Climate data for Malta has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Malta allows us to determine the average for each month in Valletta, Gozo, Ghar Lapsi, Golden Bay, Hondoq Bay, Luqa, Manikata, Mdina, and 19 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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