Monthly climate in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain

Last updated: June 26, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Malaga features a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa). Temperatures typically range between 10 °C (51 °F) and 25 °C (78 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 2 °C (35 °F) or can rise to as high as 36 °C (98 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 438 mm (17.3 inches) and receives 58 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Malaga enjoys an average of 4050 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 9 hours 40 minutes to 14 hours 37 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain §

The warmest months in Malaga are July, August and September, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 22 to 25 °C (72 - 78 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 10 to 12 °C (51 - 54 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Malaga experiences 94 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 21°C
(70°F)
22°C
(72°F)
25°C
(78°F)
26°C
(79°F)
30°C
(86°F)
32°C
(90°F)
35°C
(95°F)
36°C
(98°F)
33°C
(91°F)
29°C
(85°F)
25°C
(77°F)
22°C
(72°F)
Mean maximum 19°C
(67°F)
20°C
(68°F)
22°C
(72°F)
24°C
(75°F)
27°C
(81°F)
30°C
(85°F)
34°C
(93°F)
35°C
(95°F)
30°C
(86°F)
28°C
(82°F)
23°C
(73°F)
20°C
(68°F)
Average high 14°C
(58°F)
16°C
(61°F)
17°C
(62°F)
18°C
(65°F)
23°C
(73°F)
26°C
(79°F)
29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(85°F)
26°C
(79°F)
22°C
(73°F)
18°C
(64°F)
16°C
(61°F)
Daily mean 10°C
(51°F)
12°C
(54°F)
13°C
(56°F)
15°C
(59°F)
18°C
(66°F)
22°C
(72°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(78°F)
22°C
(72°F)
18°C
(65°F)
14°C
(57°F)
12°C
(54°F)
Average low 7°C
(45°F)
9°C
(48°F)
10°C
(49°F)
11°C
(52°F)
14°C
(58°F)
17°C
(63°F)
20°C
(68°F)
21°C
(70°F)
18°C
(65°F)
15°C
(58°F)
11°C
(52°F)
9°C
(48°F)
Mean minimum 3°C
(38°F)
5°C
(41°F)
5°C
(42°F)
8°C
(46°F)
10°C
(50°F)
14°C
(57°F)
17°C
(64°F)
18°C
(64°F)
15°C
(59°F)
10°C
(50°F)
6°C
(44°F)
5°C
(41°F)
Minimum 2°C
(35°F)
2°C
(36°F)
4°C
(40°F)
7°C
(45°F)
8°C
(46°F)
13°C
(55°F)
16°C
(62°F)
17°C
(63°F)
13°C
(55°F)
7°C
(44°F)
4°C
(40°F)
4°C
(39°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain §

Malaga usually has the most precipitation in Mart, April and November, with an average of 9 rainy days and 69 mm (2.7 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Malaga are June, July and August. On average, 6 mm (0.2 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 52 (2.1) 32 (1.3) 80 (3.2) 70 (2.7) 19 (0.7) 3 (0.1) 0 (0.0) 13 (0.5) 30 (1.2) 45 (1.8) 57 (2.2) 37 (1.4)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 5 4 11 9 4 0 0 1 5 5 8 6

Monthly sunshine hours in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain §

The sunniest months in Malaga are May, June and July, when the sun shines an average of 13 hours 31 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Malaga: January, November and December receive an average of 8 hours 24 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 225 280 333 354 409 412 423 395 345 327 276 272
Mean daily daylight hours 9h 57m 10h 50m 11h 58m 13h 8m 14h 7m 14h 37m 14h 21m 13h 29m 12h 22m 11h 12m 10h 11m 9h 40m

Solar UV radiation in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain §

Malaga experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in July, August and September, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 10 - 12, which corresponds to the Very High / Extreme category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Moderate exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 5. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Malaga UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 3 6 8 9 10 10 12 12 10 7 5 3