The summer sun and the mild winter along the coast make the Costa del Sol a year-round destination. Marbella, protected by the surrounding Sierra Blanca mountain range, has a pleasant mild and rainy micro-climate in winter and a not too hot and dry climate in summer.
The average annual temperature of this seaside resort is around 18 ° C. In winter, temperatures are mild: in the coldest month, January, the average minimum temperature is 7.6 ° C, while the average maximum temperature in January is spring, in fact, it reaches 16.6 ° C. In summer Marbella has high temperatures, but which rarely reach the extremes of the internal regions of Andalusia. The average maximum temperatures of the hottest month, July, however, have values of 31.0 ° C, while the minimum average temperatures of July reach values of 20.5 ° C.
Rain falls mainly during the winter from October to March. The rainiest months are those between November and January. The annual average rainfall is 500 mm. Marbella has only 45 rainy days per year. The sunny hours are around 2,900 per year, the sun shines in Marbella for 320 days a year.
The sea water temperature reaches its maximum temperature in September with 25 ° C. In the months between July and November it is above 21 ° C.
WHEN TO GO TO MARBELLA
The best months for those who want to have a seaside life in Marbella and along the Costa del Sol are the summer months, but in principle every period of the year is suitable for a visit, spring and autumn are excellent seasons, but also the winter is mild even if a little rainy.
THE CLIMATE OF MARBELLA: CLIMATIC TABLES
|MARBELLA, COSTA DEL SOL (8 meters)|
|Month||Average minimum temperature (°C)||Average maximum temperature (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|COSTA DEL SOL|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|