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The climate of the Costa del Sol: when to go

The climate of the Costa del Sol is typical Mediterranean, due to the position of the coast located between the mountains of the Cordillera Penibética and the sea, the climate is in fact very mild and dry. Summers are hot and dry and winters are mild and not very rainy. This type of climate makes the Costa del Sol an excellent destination all year round.

Precipitation is scarce and in certain areas slightly exceeds 250 mm per year. In other areas, 500 millimeters per year are reached. In the months of April to September it rains rarely with a maximum of 5 rainy days in April and an average variable between 0 and 2 rainy days between June and September. Even in the winter months, however, the rains are never abundant, in fact in these months there are a maximum of 7 rainy days per month. The rainiest month is March with a monthly average of only 35 mm.

The average maximum summer temperatures of the Costa del Sol locations vary between 30 ° C and 27 ° C, while the average minimum winter temperatures do not drop below 8 ° C with average maximum temperatures in the coldest month, that of January, of 17 ° C.

The sea water temperature in the Costa del Sol exceeds 20 ° C between the end of June and November, with a maximum of 25 ° C in September.

WHEN TO GO TO COSTA DEL SOL

All months of the year are perfect for a visit to this part of the coast of Spain. The best period is however that of the spring, summer and autumn months, that is, those that go from April to October.

The official website of the Spanish Weather.

THE CLIMATE OF THE COSTA DEL SOL: CLIMATE TABLES

MARBELLA, COSTA DEL SOL (8 meters)
MonthAverage minimum temperature (°C)Average maximum temperature (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January7,316,681
February7,917,755
March9,019,149
April10,420,941
May13,423,725
June17,127,312
July19,729,92
August20,531,06
September18,227,916
October14,323,756
November10,819,995
December8,417,488
YEAR526
COSTA DEL SOL
MonthSea Water Temperature °C
January15
February14
March14
April15
May17
June18
July21
August24
September25
October24
November21
December18

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