What's the weather like in Ibiza in September
At this time of the year, the average temperature starts off at 25.5°C (78F) and quickly falls until it reaches 21°C (70F) by the end of the month.
Daily high temperatures for the month begin at 29°C (84F) and continue to drop until they reach 25°C by September 30, only exceeding 31°C (88F) or falling below 23°C (73F) one day out of every 10.
Daily low temperatures follow a similar pattern, starting off at 22°C (72F) at the start of the month and gradually falling until they reach 18°C (64F) in the final few days. Daily low temperatures only exceed 24°C (75F) or drop below 18°C one day out of every 10.
Recently, the highest temperature ever recorded for this month in Ibiza is 35°C (95F), with the lowest temperature ever recorded September being 12°C.
When you look at these temperatures alongside the average for the month 24°C it's easy to see that they're the extremes and definitely not likely during your holiday.
Is September a good time to go to Ibiza?
Obviously this depends on what you're looking for in Ibiza, but in terms of weather, September sees many glorious sunny days. September 2018 regularly saw an average daily temperature of 26°C with only occasional cloud cover.
September is also a very popular time to travel to Ibiza as it's no longer peak season. Accommodation and flight prices come down, while clubs and bars often offer free entry or discounts.
Closing Party Week also sees some of the big clubs - such as Amnesia, Privilege and O Beach Ibiza - saying goodbye to the summer season with big party days and nights. Closing Party Week generally finishes arond the first week in October.
Throughout a typical September, Ibiza is subject to around 30mm of rainfall significantly more than the previous two months.
This rainfall is spread out across eight days, which means there's a fairly high chance that you'll experience a shower or two during your visit. So maybe pack, or buy, an umbrella for your trip.
Thunderstorms are the most common type of precipitation for Ibiza during this month and usually occur around September 21. This is followed by moderate rain which tends to happen around September 30 and light rain is expected around September 25.
There is also a very small chance of drizzle or heavy rainfall if you visit Ibiza in September, but the chance of snowfall is almost non-existent.
The probability of precipitation falling on any given day steadily rises as the month develops, increasing from 18% on September 1, up to 28% by September 30. As you'd expect for Ibiza in summer, the island doesnt' have any foggy conditions throughout the month.
At 25°C, the average sea temperature for Ibiza in September is slightly cooler than in August. Despite the small drop in temperature, 25°C is more than warm enough to enjoy a dip in the sea during your holiday.
In September, the average daily humidity for Ibiza is around 73%, made up of highs of 90% and lows of 57%.
Across the month, the island receives around 10 hours of sunshine each day that's three hours less each day than the previous two months.
The daylight and sunshine hours both steadily decrease as the month progresses, with the length of the day shortening by around one hour and 12 minutes between September 1 and September 30.
Typical wind speeds for Ibiza in September fluctuate between 0 m/s and 6 m/s (calm to moderate breeze), almost never exceeding 9 m/s (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 3 m/s (light breeze) usually occurs around September 2, when the average daily maximum is 6 m/s. The lowest average wind speed of 3 m/s tends to happen around September 17, at which time the average maximum wind speed is 6 m/s.
Check the weather forecast here.
Ibiza Hotels for September
When it comes to low-cost accommodation in Ibiza, Hostal Marino is a top choice. Located in Sant Antoni, with easy access of a myriad of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The complex offers a handful of services and facilities for guests to enjoy, such as: bar, restaurant, car hire, excursion booking, safety deposit box and multilingual staff. There are loads of rooms available with everything from single rooms to junior suites guaranteeing something to suit all budgets, tastes and group sizes. Each room comes equipped with: air conditioning, heating, safety deposit box, full bathroom with shower, TV and telephone.
Hotel el Greco
For something more luxurious, consider staying at Hotel el Greco. It's located in Portinatx, just a short walk away from the beach, this hotel provides guests with a wealth of amenities and services, including: daytime activities, bike rental, show cooking, children's entertainment, gym, sun loungers and shades, kids' club, outdoor parking, water park, private beach, 24-hour reception, buffet restaurant, water sports, table tennis, free WiFi access, playground, safety deposit box, shop and airport transfers. Guests at Hotel El Greco can choose between standard rooms, standard rooms with views and deluxe rooms, each of which can sleep up to four guests and features: twin beds, double beds available upon request, additional bed available upon request, cot available upon request, air conditioning, bathroom with bath or shower and hairdryer, telephone, satellite TV and balcony or terrace with furniture.
Couples who plan on spending a lot of time at the beach during their holiday should consider staying at Sol Ibiza. This adults-only hotel is located on the Santa Eulalia bay and boasts fantastic views. Here you'll find a choice of 259 standard rooms and double rooms with sea views, each of which comes complete with: private bathroom with hairdryer, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, minibar, safety deposit box and balcony or terrace. There is a multitude of services and facilities available for guests to enjoy onsite, including: buffet restaurant, show cooking, poolside snack bar, piano bar, lounge bar, 24-hour reception, WiFi access, internet corner, laundry and ironing service, solarium with sun loungers, towel service, car rental, currency exchange, excursion booking, vending machines, outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, evening entertainment, meeting room, Turkish bath, hot tub, sauna and gym.
Ibiza Beach for September
Cala Bossa Beach
Make the most of the last summer sunshine by spending the day at the beach. Cala Bossa Beach near San Antonio is one of the most popular beaches in the area and offers something for everyone. Here you'll find fine, golden sands which stretch on for 300 metres, surrounded by woodland with all sorts of native trees. The waters are clear and almost always calm, making them ideal for even the youngest swimmers to enjoy a dip. Onsite services and facilities include: sun beds, parasols, showers, toilets, changing rooms, massages, lifeguards, disabled access, restaurants, bars, pedalo hire, banana boats and jet skis.
Es Cavallet Beach
Es Cavallet Beach is a 10 minute drive from Ibiza Town, it's a offical nudist beach. The North area of the beach is popular with celebrities who can be found it the beach restaurants. The beach feels private as it's backed by sand dunes and hills. On a clear day there are views of Ibiza Town on this beach. Relax on the white sand and enjoy swimming in the rolling waves.
Cala Moli Beach
Cala Moli Beach is an excellent beach for snorkeling as it has a rocky sea bed. It's located between the resorts Cala Vadella and Cala Tarida. You can visit the beach club which has a pool. Cala Moli is a 'natural' beach meaning there aren't too many tourists in sight and the beach hasn't been taken over by parasols and sunbeds.
Bars and Restaurants
Bambuddha Grove has a great selection of Thai food on offer but the setting of this restaurant is what keeps you coming back. The tropical canopy of bamboo, tables lit with tiny lights, statues and a south-east Asian fountion make this place a restaurant Temple. For something a little different go for the Indonesian Laksa curry that comes with mushrooms, noodles, tofu, pumpkin, curry sauce and coriander.
Try some local Ibizan food at Es Torrent restaurant near Sant Antoni on the Platja Port d'es Torrent. The authentic fresh seafood is served at the restaurant overlooking the beach. Eat in a relaxed, comfortable, accomodating atmosphere with memorable ocean views. Customers favourites are seabass in salted crust, salads and homemade desserts.
If you're looking for Italian food, Cicale have high quality, healthy Italian cuisine with a modern Mediterranean twist. There is a lovely seating area in the garden with wooden furniture and the service here is fast and efficient, you won't be waiting long for your meal. It's a fabulous place to take kids as there is a playground in the garden area. Freshly caught fish, aubergine parmigiana and homemade ravioli with ricotta and artichoke are mouthwateringly good options.
Things to do in Ibiza in September
Ibiza is home to a number of historic buildings, one of which is the Botafoch Lighthouse. This lighthouse is located in Dalt Vila and stretches on for 16 metres into the sky. The landmark was opened in 1861 and featured one of the first lights to be converted to electricity. You can reach this lighthouse by taking a walk along the coast which allows you to soak up the beautiful coastal scenery. The best time to visit the Botafoc Lighthouse is first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon when you'll have the opportunity to see it as the sun rises or sets.
Monumento a los Corsarios
The Monumento a los Corsarios is a tall monument honouring the pirates who played an important role in the history of Ibiza from the 18th century onwards. Located in Ibiza Town, this statue is found in the centre of a large square, surrounded by all sorts of international shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Unfortunately, there is no additional information provided on the monument itself, with the exception of a small plaque detailing who the monument is dedicated to.
Sunset Benirrás boat trip
A Sunset Benirrás boat trip is one of the best ways to enjoy a sunset in Ibiza. This trip takes place every day throughout summer and leaves from a number of popular locations on the island, including San Antonio, San Miguel and Portinatx. The boat trip sails on early evenings to the bay of Benirras and is open to children and adults. This bay is regarded as one of the best and most beautiful in the world, making it a stunning place to watch the sunset, so don't forget your camera.
Ibiza Jeep Safari
Explore the island of Ibiza by signing up for an Ibiza Jeep Safari. This action-packed excursion allows you to discover the rough terrain of the north, east and west of Ibiza, passing through numerous areas which you can only access by Jeep. There are two itineraries available a shorter one and a longer one guaranteeing something to suit all holidaymakers.The big tour lasts around six hours and includes: lunch at a local restaurant and all transfers to and from your hotel. The small tour lasts around 4.5 hours and includes: large stuffed baguette at the beach and all transfers to and from your hotel. Both tours include a multilingual guide who speaks Spanish, English, German and Dutch. Participants are advised to bring along a hat, suntan lotion and a bottle of water.