Malta weather

Our guide to the weather in Malta destination during May

20

Average high

5

UV Index

17mm

Monthly rainfall

19

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 May.

What's the temperature like in Malta during May?

The temperature is extremely stable in May with average highs of 20℃ and lows just 2℃ lower at 18℃. The UV index will be moderate at this time of year, so not something to worry about for the average person. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's worth wearing a broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Malta during May?

On average, in May you'll see rain on just one day in the month. In other words, you shouldn't see any of the wet stuff. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Malta during May?

The water around Malta is around 19℃ during May. It will feel a little on the cool when first entering, but you'll warm up quickly. Most kids will have no problem with this temperature, but those who feel the cold are unlikely to want to swim.

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