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Best time to visit Marbella, Spain

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The best time to visit Marbella is April

Are you looking for the best time to visit Marbella? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Marbella is a great destination to visit almost all year round, April is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

The very hottest temperatures in Marbella get to around 31℃ (88℉) in the height of summer. The average low temperatures in winter float around 9℃ (48℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 6℃ (42℉).

The days are longest in Marbella in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Marbella falls around November, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in July instead.

Learn more about when to travel to Marbella, the monthly weather breakdown, 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

Marbella seasons

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

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 Marbella 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.

Marbella 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 Marbella 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

Marbella in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in February

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in March

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 12 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in June

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • 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 Marbella in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Marbella in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Marbella in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Marbella in October

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in November

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Marbella in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Marbella is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Marbella 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 Marbella 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 Marbella, 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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