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Best time to visit Valletta, Malta

Our verdict

The best time to visit Valletta is April-June

Valletta can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, April-June is the best time to go.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Valletta can rise to a maximum of 29℃ (84℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 12℃ (54℉) at night.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Valletta, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. November sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Valletta below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Valletta seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Valletta as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Valletta 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 Valletta

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 Valletta 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.

Valletta 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 Valletta 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

Valletta in January

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 11 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in April

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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

Valletta in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in November

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 76mm (3") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Valletta in December

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Valletta 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 Valletta is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Valletta is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Valletta, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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