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Best time to visit Malia, Greece

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The best time to visit Malia is April-May

Want to know when to travel to Malia? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, April-May is the best time to go to Malia. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Malia can rise to a maximum of 29℃ (84℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 7℃ (44℉) at night.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Malia, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around August. The wet season in Malia falls around December, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in August instead.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Malia below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

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Malia seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Malia as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Malia is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Malia

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Malia for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Malia climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Malia for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Malia in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Malia in February

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 12 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Malia in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Malia in April

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Malia in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Malia in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Malia in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Malia in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 0 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Malia in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 4 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Malia in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Malia in November

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Malia in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malia in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Malia is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Malia is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Malia is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Malia, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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