Weather in Malaga

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Malaga is a popular port city located on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain. The weather is Mediterranean, which means you can look forward to subtropical sunshine throughout the year with hot summers and mild winters.

With 300 days of sunshine each year, you’re almost guaranteed great weather no matter when you visit. If you love the heat and sun, the best time to visit Malaga is between June and September.

The hottest time of the year is July and August, which has an average temperature of 31°C and 11 hours of warm sunshine per day. It’s also the best time to go to Malaga for swimming, with an average sea temperature of 24°C.

With its location near the coast, Malaga is in the path of cooling winds blowing in from the Mediterranean Sea. The winds can make the weather seem colder than it really is, but don’t let this fool you. UV levels tend to be very high at this time of year, so don’t forget to wear sun protection throughout your stay.

Autumn, winter, and spring are very mild and enjoyable. The coldest month is January, which has an average temperature of 17°C. This time of year is perfect if you want to avoid the intense summer heat and still enjoy some Mediterranean sunshine.

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