When is the best time to go to Costa del Sol?

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

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


Annual weather in Costa del Sol

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

January 49°F/61°F
1.9in
February 49°F/63°F
1.5in
March 50°F/65°F
1.6in
April 54°F/68°F
1.1in
May 59°F/76°F
0.6in
June 65°F/83°F
0.2in
July 70°F/88°F
0.1in
August 70°F/90°F
0.2in
September 67°F/83°F
0.6in
October 61°F/77°F
1.1in
November 54°F/68°F
1.9in
December 50°F/63°F
1.5in


Weather and climate in Costa del Sol

Costa del Sol enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Costa del Sol is 74°F (ranging from 61°F in january to 90°F in august). Annual rainfall is 12in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 1.9in in january.
  • Between january and february the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 63°F and you can expect to have 1.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 68°F in average and it rains about 6% of the time in april.
  • Between may and october the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains in october about 1.1in.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 77°F and you can expect to have 1.5in of rainfall/month during this period.

Costa del Sol : Nerja sur la Costa del Sol



Charts: temperature and rainfall in Costa del Sol

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Costa del Sol: 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

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Costa del Sol

Find out when Costa del Sol 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 Costa del Sol

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

Figure: Visitor index for Costa del Sol month by month



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