Malta weather

Our guide to the weather in Malta destination during August

28

Average high

7

UV Index

9mm

Monthly rainfall

27

Sea temperature

We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Malta, covering the last 12 years up to 2022, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Malta weather in August.

How warm is it in Malta during August?

August is typically the hottest month in Malta. The temperature hits about 28℃ during the day, falling away to a balmy 26℃ at night. Of course, the high humidity will make it feel even hotter. The UV index will be high at this time of year, so protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Try to limit exposure between 10am and 4pm. Apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every few hours, even if it's cloudy, or more frequently after sweating or swimming, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses too, and bear in mind that bright surfaces, such as sand and water increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Malta during August?

On average, in August you'll see rain on just one day in the month. In other words, you shouldn't see any of the wet stuff. Due to the high temperature and humidity, you might expect lots of thunderstorms, however they're actually fairly infrequent at this time of year. On average, August will see just 1 days that produce a storm.

How warm is the sea in Malta during August?

The water around Malta reaches a very pleasant 27℃ during August. This is very warm, and will feel bath-like. People who normally feel the cold will find this temperature perfectly acceptable. The hot air temperature will mean that you will feel comfortably warm when coming out of the water.

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