Weather Averages for Majorca in June
Averages for Majorca in June
The weather continues to improve in June in Majorca, Balearic Islands, when the summer season is just around the corner. During this month, the average temperature starts off at 18-19°C and gradually rises until it reaches 23°C in the last few days, making it a fantastic month to enjoy a sunshine holiday.
Throughout June, the daily highs range from 25°C to 29°C, dropping below 22°C or exceeding 32°C only one day in ten. The daily lows for the month fall between 14°C and 17°, only going lower than 11°C or higher than 21°C one day out of every ten.
Since the temperatures gradually increase as the month progresses, the coldest days of June are always found toward the beginning – the 1st to 3rd – and the hottest days are always located at the end – 28th to 30th – as you’d expect. The record high temperature for Majorca in June is a scorching 41°C, with the record low being a chilly 8°C. Compare these dramatic temperatures to the average monthly temperature of 21°C and it’s clear that they’re extremes and certainly not the norm.
Thanks to a very low average rainfall – only 15mm for the whole month – divided between five days, it’s unlikely you’ll experience any type of rain during your holiday. Moderate rain is the most common type of precipitation you can expect for June, followed by thunderstorms, light rain and drizzle, just like in May. Fortunately, heavy rain and snowfall are extremely unlikely at this time of year and with the sky remaining clear 59% of the time, your holiday shouldn’t be spoilt by overcast skies, either.
The longest dry spell in 2013 lasted from June 9th until July 13th – that’s 35 consecutive days without any type of precipitation at all. The hottest day of 2013 relative to the average also fell in June. On the 16th of that year, the highest temperature of the day was 35°C in comparison to the average 27°C – a difference of 8°C.
The possibility of rainfall drops substantially from 22% on June 1st down to 14% by June 29th. Moderate rain is most likely to occur on June 1st, thunderstorms on June 6th, light rain on June 1st and drizzle on June 1st – so you’re better off waiting until the second week of June at the earliest if you’re planning on holidaying in Majorca.
Majorca enjoys an average sea temperature of 21°C in June which is more than warm enough to enjoy a dip. The relative humidity for the month ranges from 46% to 95%, with humidity at its highest on June 1st and the air at its driest on June 30th. Throughout the month you can expect an average of 12 hours of sunshine each day in Majorca, just like in May.
Dates for the diary
From sometime around June 5th until the end of September, foodies in Majorca are treated to the Ruta Martiana – a low-cost tapas route which takes place in Palma. During this time, a great number of bars, cafes and restaurants in the region will be offering customers superb deals every Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Most deals comprise of one tapa or one pinxo (small open-faced sandwich) plus half a pint of larger for only €2. Incredibly popular with locals and visitors alike, this event is a great way to discover new eateries off-the-beaten-track and usually takes place between 7.30pm until closing time – whenever that may be.
The Selva Herb Fair is held on the second weekend of June – 7th-8th in 2014 – in Selva, Majorca. A must for gardening enthusiasts, this fair is full of agricultural and traditional events. The activities kick off at 11am with exhibitions, herbal tastings and cooking demonstrations and continue well on into the evening before starting all over again the next day. The events on Sunday are dedicated to the ‘myrtle’ plant which is harvested close to the village and paraded through the streets accompanied by Spanish bagpipes at around 10am. This bizarre parade is followed by the distilling of the plant to produce a popular liqueur – much to the happiness of the crowds.
On June 23rd, the Nit de Foc (night of fire) celebrations are held in Palma. One of the most highly anticipated events of the year, this festival is held on the eve of Midsummer with large bonfires and incredible firework displays at the Parc de la Mer. Nit de Foc marks the beginning of Majorca’s summer celebrations, so you can always be sure of a fantastic atmosphere and a great mixture of tourists and locals.
Majorca celebrates La Noche de San Juan on June 24th when Nikki Beach is the place to be. Starting at around 8pm, this lively event takes place on the beach where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate the summer and San Juan. Dynamic fire shows and dancers form just a small part of the extensive entertainment line-up, so don’t miss it!
From June 28th until the 30th, the Sant Pere Fiesta is held in Palma, Port d’Andratx and Alcudia in honour of the patron saint of fishermen – Sant Pere. A service of thanksgiving is held in churches throughout the towns, before the real party begins. There is music from local bands, bouncy castles, entertainment for children and many restaurants offer special seafood menus.
Things to do
Can Prunera Museum of Modernism is a great place for the whole family to spend a few hours, if the weather is a bit dull. Here you’ll find a great collection of paintings, sculptures and furniture which covers a range of styles and ages, with a heavy focus on Spanish and Majorcan artists. There are also two bizarre rooms which are full of antique dolls, a landscaped garden and a small gift shop close to the exit. During June, the museum is open every day from 10.30am until 6.30pm.
If you like to play mini golf, don’t miss the chance to visit Golf Fantasia in Palma Nova. Great fun for the whole family, this crazy golf course comprises of three 18-hole miniature golf courses set in tropical gardens. Not only are there lagoons, plants and caves to watch out for, but there are also several resident animals, including fish, turtles and ducks.
Hit the beach
S’Amarador is one of the two beaches found within the Mondrago Natural Park. Unspoilt and well-preserved, this beach is surrounded by pine trees and features white sand next to clean and clear waters. Although there are no water sports available, there is handful of facilities, including sun loungers, sun shades and free parking nearby.
If you’re looking for something a bit more lively, the Blue Flag Cala Santanyi beach might be just your thing. Flagged by pine trees and cliffs, this bay boasts sheltered waters which make for ideal snorkelling and swimming conditions. There are loads of amenities available, such as sun beds, parasols, pedalo hire, showers, lifeguards and toilets. You’ll also find a great selection of supermarkets, bars and restaurants nearby.
Where to eat & drink
Moli des Torrent is one of the most popular restaurants in Santa Maria del Cami. Set inside an old mill, this eatery changes its menu often, according to the seasonal food available at the time. You’ll find a fusion of German and Majorcan dishes available here, alongside a top choice of wines from Majorca and mainland Spain.
La Granada in Cala Bona is another great choice when it comes to dining in Majorca. Here you’ll find a great choice of traditional Spanish and Majorcan cuisine, with a frequently changing set menu and a selection of tapas dishes. The owners and hosts are very friendly and are happy to explain any of the dishes and suggest wines.
Cheers International Bar & Restaurant in Calla Millor is a great place for the whole family to spend some time together. There is plenty to keep everyone amused here, with killer pool, karaoke, quiz nights and bingo, as well as several game show inspired games, like play your cards right and deal or no deal. All the premier league and championship football games are also shown here, across a number of large screen TVs.
Roxy’s Beach Bar in Portals Nous is an Ibiza-style beach lounge where locals and tourists come together to mingle and relax over a drink or two. Open from 10am until 10pm, the bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, on top of a great variety of wines, spirits, beers and cocktails.
Where to stay
If you’re interested in an all-inclusive holiday in Majorca, you should consider the Aparthotel Ferrera Blanca in Cala d'Or. Located close to the beach, this four-star hotel offers a number of one-bedroom apartments, double rooms and suites. There are many facilities, including swimming pools, restaurants, theatre and access to Cala Fererra.
Hotel Hipocampo Playa in Cala Millor is the ideal place for couples and families to stay during their holiday in Majorca. Guests can take advantage of a wealth of facilities and services, including buffet restaurant, snack bar, swimming pool, free WiFi, gym, Jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath and daytime and evening entertainment.
The Sea Club is one of the most popular hotels in Cala Ratjada. Here you’ll find 16 individually designed en-suite rooms and two studios, all of which come with free WiFi access, ceiling fan, bath or shower, central heating, safe and terrace. There are many things to do and see in the area, including water sports, golf, cycling, tennis and hiking.
The adults only Blau Mediterraneo Hotel in Sa Coma is perfect for couples looking to enjoy a romantic retreat. Here you can choose from a number of double rooms and suites, as well as several wheelchair accessible rooms. Facilities are extensive and include swimming pools, spa, tennis courts, fitness room, diving school, restaurants and entertainment.
When it comes to accommodation in Majorca, Capricho in Cala Ratjada is a great choice. Here you’ll find a selection of single, standard, premium and superior rooms, ensuring there is something for all tastes, budgets and group sizes. There are many services and amenities to take advantage of, including spa, swimming pools, snack bar, massage service, car and bike rental, internet access, restaurants and bars.