Malaga Weather October Averages, Spain

What's the Weather Like in Malaga in October?

October is a transitional month in Malaga on the Costa Del Sol in Spain, as the summer heat gradually gives way to more changeable conditions. With an average of seven hours of sunshine a day, it's still a pleasant time to soak up some rays by the pool.

The average sea temperature is 21°C in October, which is a bit on the cool side for swimming in. But shallower areas along the c...

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    • Temperature Temperature 20°C 67°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 24°C 75°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 15°C 59°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 7 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 57 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 4 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 21°C 75°F

    Malaga Weather for October 2019

    What's the Weather Like in Malaga in October?

    October is a transitional month in Malaga on the Costa Del Sol in Spain, as the summer heat gradually gives way to more changeable conditions. With an average of seven hours of sunshine a day, it's still a pleasant time to soak up some rays by the pool.

    The average sea temperature is 21°C in October, which is a bit on the cool side for swimming in. But shallower areas along the coastline remain a little warmer than this.

    Temperature

    The daily average temperature in October is 20°C with a very respectable maximum temperature of 24°C and an average overnight minimum of 14°C. 

    Rain

    Rain isn't that frequent in October but when it does fall it is often heavy and associated with thunderstorms. During an average October 56mm of precipitation falls over an average of six days.

    For instance there is a documented example of serious flooding in the Malaga area on the 1st October 1907 which killed over 100 people and left approximately 12,000 people homeless.

    Humidity

    The average relative humidity rises at this time of year with a mean of 71%.

    Sea Temperature

    If you're looking for a weather forecast for Malaga, you are advised to visit this page.

    Hotels for Malaga in October

    Malaga has many reasonable accommodation options, but it is important to choose wisely, as some are significantly more reliable than others.

    Vincci Malaga

    One luxury option is the Vincci Malaga at Calle Pacifico, 44, 29004, at Malaga's sea front promenade.

    Suite Novotel Malaga Centro

    The Suite Novotel Malaga Centro at Calle San Jacinto 7, 29007 contains a bar which serves buffet breakfast, a fitness centre and free high-speed internet, and offers 3-star accommodation.

    Malaga Hotel Picasso

    The 3-star Malaga Hotel Picasso at C/ Acacias de Guadalmar, 153, 29004, is well-placed for Picasso-related attractions in the area.

    La Francesca Suites Hotel Boutique

    There are numerous good budget options at Malaga including the La Francesca Suites Hotel Boutique at Pintor Grarite, 4, 29017 which has just 1-star accommodation but is surrounded by attractive gardens and offers bed and breakfast.

    Bougainvillea

    There are also many good self-catering options including Bougainvillea which is is particularly suitable for families with children.

    Beaches for October for Malaga

    October is a reasonable time of year to hit the beach during fine spells, since tourist numbers tend to be relatively low.

    Banos del Carmen

    Fans of fishing can try the Banos del Carmen beach at the Malaga sea front, which is a particularly well-known fishing hotspot.

    El Palo

    The El Palo Beach is a favourite of the locals and has good opportunities for fishing and scuba diving.

    Restaurants and Bars for Malaga in October

    There are many good restaurants in and around Malaga.

    Restaurante Yerbaguena

    One good choice for a special occasion is the Restaurante Yerbaguena at Carretera de la estacion s/n, Campillos, which serves a variety of European and local food.

    Cafe Con Libros

    For those just after somewhere to stop off for a quick bite, a good Spanish-themed cafe is the Cafe Con Libros at Plaza de la Merced 19, which is well-placed for seeing nearby attractions including Alcazaba, and serves tasty snacks.

    Kelipo Centro de Arte Flamenco

    A good place to see a flamenco show and sample some wine and tapas is the Kelipo Centro de Arte Flamenco at Calle Alamos N0 7, Antique Palacio Cropani.

    Cafe Concerto Puerto Oscura

    The Cafe-Concerto Puerto Oscura at Molina Lario, 5 is a 19th-century style cafe which features live chamber music and has a quiet and relaxing environment.

    Things to Do in Malaga in October

    Teatro Romano

    At the foot of the Alcazaba fortress lies the oldest monument in Malaga, the Teatro Romano (Roman Theatre). The theatre was built in the first century BC, under Emperor Augustus, and then after the third century AD it was left to ruin before it was re-occupied in 756-780 AD by Moorish settlers, and it was then buried underneath dirt and rocks. In recent years an extensive restoration project has been underway.

    Performances are sometimes held at the monument, most often in summer, and a Visitors' Centre has been operational since 2010, which provides historical information about the site together with displays of archaeological findings and audio visual demonstrations of the excavation and restoration of the site. In the main square there is a glass pyramid with Roman remains underneath.

    Segway Tours Malaga

    Segway Tours Malaga at Calle Trinidad Grund 8, offer a city tour via Segway, which take visitors around attractions including the Roman Theatre, Alcazaba Palace and the Cathedral. Tours can last between 15 minutes and 2 hours depending on preference, and the 2-hour tours include visits to the Gibralfaro Parador and the Promenade.

    They also have a special Segway full-day tour which features a visit to a winery at Bodega Cortijo MOROSANTO, which offers opportunities for wine tasting and food pairing. Lunch can be provided if preferred.

    October events in Malaga

    Public Holidays

    Dia de la Hispanidad / National Day Festival

    12th October 2019

    The Fiesta Nacional de Espana, October 12th is a national public holiday all over Spain. It commemorates Christopher Columbus' first setting foot in the Americas in 1492. Malaga and other Costa del Sol towns, like Torremolinos and Marbella, also observe October 12th as businesses, commerce, government offices , and banks close down. The main event is held in Madrid where a military parade is attended by the Spanish royals and government officials.

    Website:

    http://festivaldemalaga.com/

    Culture

    Halloween

    31st October 2019

    Should you find yourself in Malaga during Halloween, you might see the annual Zombie March. Now in its 7th edition, it’s a popular parade of ghastly-costumed city folk dressed in anything scary imaginable to celebrate the Dia de las Brujas (Day of the Witches). These zombies, witches, demons, ghosts, vampires, draculas and frankensteins start the march at the Plaza de la Constitucion, in the heart of Malaga Old Town, at about 10:30pm, and wind around the city centre. Later the clubs and discotheques become full as the creatures dance and drink till dawn.

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