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Best time to visit Malta

Our verdict

The best time to visit Malta is April-June

Malta is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, April-June is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The warmest month of the year in Valletta, one of the most popular travel destinations in Malta, is August, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 27℃ (81℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) on the hottest days in summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Valletta is around 12℃ (54℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Malta, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Malta, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Malta in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn more about when to travel to Malta, the monthly weather breakdown for the most popular destinations, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Malta seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Malta is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Malta

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
VallettaApril-June
16℃
14℃
15℃
14℃
16℃
14℃
17℃
16℃
20℃
19℃
23℃
22℃
26℃
25℃
27℃
26℃
26℃
25℃
24℃
22℃
20℃
19℃
17℃
16℃
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Top FAQs

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Malta:

The warmest month of the year in Valletta, one of the most popular places to visit in Malta, is August.
The driest month of the year in Valletta, Malta, is usually around July each year.

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