Formentera is a quiet Spanish island. With its warm Mediterranean climate, long white sandy beaches, clear blue waters and skies, the island offers a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Its hot weather gives visitors the opportunity to try out various activities, such as walking and exploring around the island, or water activities like scuba-diving, snorkelling and fishing, as well as wind and kite surfing.
Summer is typically the hottest time of year in Formentera, with warm and sunny days. The average high temperature in June is 23°C and 27°C in July. August is the warmest month of the whole year with an average high of 31°C, providing great weather for sunbathing. The average low temperatures throughout summer in Formentera are still rather warm, with 18°C in June, 21°C in July and 22°C in August.
Rainfall is rare in summer with only 4 days of precipitation in June and August. July is the driest month of Summer and only has 3 days of rain at just 8mm. June receives 23mm of rain and August receives about 15mm of rainfall each month.
Autumn weather in Formentera is warm and pleasant, with an average high of a hot 18°C in September, 24°C in October and 20°C in November. Autumn climate can become rather cool with average lows of 20°C in September, 16°C in October and 12°C in November.
Rain does not too frequently occur throughout autumn with only 8 days of rain in September and 10 precipitation days in October and November. September receives an estimate of 62mm of rain; October has 55mm and November with only 53mm of rain. To come prepared, however, it is recommended that visitors pack an umbrella and warm clothing in case of rain and to check the weather forecast before their stay.
The chillier winter climate for Formentera has an average low temperature of 9°C in December and 8°C in January and February. The average high temperatures for winter are 17°C in December and 16°C in January and February, making winter typically the coldest season of the year.
Rain falls down more frequently in winter with 11 precipitation days in December, 10 rainy days in January and 7 precipitation days in February. Rainfall in December is 69mm, January has around 41mm of rain and December receives 36mm of rainfall. Visitors are advised to bring warm clothing for their stay as some frost may appear in January. Even in cooler weather, Formentera’s shores provide a great place for a stroll.
Spring in Formentera is slightly warmer than Winter with an average high of 18°C in March, 20°C in April and a pleasant 23°C in May. The average low temperatures in spring are 10°C in March, 12°C in April and 15°C in May. Each month in spring only receives 7 days of precipitation. 26mm of rain falls down in March and May has 28mm of rain throughout the month. April is the wettest month in spring with 34mm of rain, but this is not as much compared to the Spanish average of rainfall in April at 44mm.