Malta weather

Our guide to the weather in Malta during October

24

Average high

5

UV Index

119mm

Monthly rainfall

24

Sea temperature

Malta is an excellent destination for a holiday in October, with its warm climate, stunning beaches and vibrant culture. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Malta, covering the last 12 years up to 2023, 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 October.

What's the weather like in Malta during October?

Coco Butter Blog The weather in Malta during October can vary but it is usually warm and sunny without much rain. Answered by Coco Butter Blog

What should I pack for a holiday in Malta during June?

Coco Butter Blog Swimwear, summer dresses, shorts and t-shirts, sun cream and sunglasses. Bring a jacket for evenings as it can get a bit cooler and a waterproof coat in case of showers. Answered by Coco Butter Blog

What's great about Malta in October?

Coco Butter Blog Malta is a great location for a bit of sunshine in October as the weather is usually good but a little cooler than during the summer months. The temperature is perfect for exploring and there really is so much to see and do on the island and its neighbour, Gozo. The sea is still warm enough for swimming too! Valletta is a beautiful city so if you wanted a quick European city break and some fantastic weather then this would be a great choice. Answered by Coco Butter Blog

How warm is it in Malta during October?

The temperature is extremely stable in October with average highs of 24℃ and lows just 2℃ lower at 22℃. 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 October?

On average, there will be 6 rainy days during the month, amounting to 118.8mm in total. That's a significant amount of rain. For comparison, the wettest months in the UK typically sees between 80mm and 100mm, depending on where you are. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

Is it windy in Malta during October?

You're unlikely to experience any strong winds. Expect a gentle breeze that increases to moderate at times during October. With warm air temperatures and high humidity, any breeze will feel warm but refreshing.

How warm is the sea in Malta during October?

The water temperature around Malta reaches a pleasant 24℃ during October. While generally considered warm, some people might find it a little on the cool side on entering the water.

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