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Best time to visit Malmo, Sweden

Our verdict

The best time to visit Malmo is May-June

Want to know when to travel to Malmo? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, May-June is the best time to go to Malmo. 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.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 24℃ (75℉) in Malmo. The weather in the winter, especially around February, can reach a minimum of -3℃ (26℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Malmo when the days are longest, you should visit in August. August 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 April instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Malmo. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

Malmo seasons

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

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 Malmo 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.

Malmo 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 Malmo 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

Malmo in January

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malmo in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Malmo in February

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malmo in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Malmo in March

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malmo in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Malmo in April

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malmo in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Malmo in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Malmo in June

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Malmo in July

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Malmo in August

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Malmo in September

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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

Malmo in October

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Malmo in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Malmo in December

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Malmo in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Malmo is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 21℃ (70℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Malmo is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Malmo is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Malmo, 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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