June Weather Averages for Malta, Malta

What's the Weather like in Malta in June

Temperature

June is a hot, dry and sunny month in Malta, although it's not quite as hot as July and August, when major heat waves are a strong possibility. At this time of the year, the average temperature for the island is around 23°C, compared to July, which has an average temperature of around 27°C. Daily highs and lows for this month are 29°C to 24°C respectively.

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    • Temperature Temperature 23°C 73°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 29°C 83°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 24°C 76°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 11 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 5 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 1 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 22°C 72°F

    Malta Weather for June 2017

    What's the Weather like in Malta in June

    Temperature

    June is a hot, dry and sunny month in Malta, although it's not quite as hot as July and August, when major heat waves are a strong possibility. At this time of the year, the average temperature for the island is around 23°C, compared to July, which has an average temperature of around 27°C. Daily highs and lows for this month are 29°C to 24°C respectively.

    Since 1987, the highest maximum temperature which has ever been recorded in Malta in June is 40.1°C, which was registered in 2007. The lowest minimum temperature ever to be recorded on the island during this month is 14.7°C, which was registered in 2013.

    Average Sea Temperature

    The average sea temperature for Malta in June is 22°C, which most visitors to the island will find pleasantly warm enough for swimming. This is why you'll see so many swimmers and sunbathers on the beaches in Malta during your holiday in June.

    Rainfall

    During this month, Malta is subject to an average of 5mm of rainfall, with weeks passing by without any drop of rain at all. Despite the low average rainfall, the island does receive some form of precipitation on around three days each June. If you're unfortunate enough to get some of the wet stuff during your holiday in Malta in June, it will most likely be moderate rain, thunderstorms or light rain.

    The chance of rainfall occurring on any given day in Malta in June drops as the month progresses. Precipitation is most likely to happen on June 1st, when it occurs on 16% of days. On the other hand, rainfall is least likely to occur on June 30th, when it only falls on 8% of days.

    Since 1985, the highest monthly rainfall ever to happen in Malta in June is 79.4mm, which was recorded in 2007. The highest number of rainy days ever observed in June in Malta is three and in the last three decades, this has only happened twice: once in 1996 and once in 2007. The highest amount of precipitation ever to fall within 24 hours in Malta in June is 47.7mm, which was recorded in 2007.

    Average Sunshine Hours

    Malta enjoys an average of 11 hours of sunshine every day in June, giving you plenty of opportunities to explore the island and work on your tan. Throughout the month, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1st, with 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight, whereas the longest day of the month is June 16th, with 14 hours and 35 minutes of daylight.

    Humidity

    Despite the intense heat and abundance of sunshine, Malta stays fairly humid at this time of year, thanks to the surrounding sea. In June, the average daily relative humidity for the island is 65%, which is quite high for summer. This figure is made up of lows of 42% (comfortable) and highs of 93% (very humid).

    The air tends to be at its driest around June 27th, when the relative humidity drops below 51% three days out of every four. The air is usually at its most humid around June 2nd, when the relative humidity exceeds 89% three days out of every four.

    Visibility

    The average cloud coverage on a normal day in June in Malta falls from 25% (mostly clear) on June 1st down to 13% (mostly clear) by June 30th.

    Wind

    Over the course of a typical June in Malta, wind speeds vary between 0 m/s and 7 m/s – light air to moderate breeze. During this month, wind speeds very rarely go above 10 m/s – fresh breeze. The highest average wind speed of 4 m/s (gentle breeze) usually occurs around June 1st, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 7 m/s.

    On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 4 m/s normally happens around June 30th, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 6 m/s. Since 1997, the highest wind gust ever recorded in Malta in June is 34 knots, which was registered in 2008.

    You can check the weather forecast here.

    Malta Hotels in June

    Westin Draganora Resort

    Malta is full of attractive accommodation options, which come in many different forms. A high-end hotel option is the Westin Draganora Resort in Saint Julian's, which boasts piano music in the bar on evenings, fabulous breakfast buffets and its own wellness spa.

    Hotel Juliani

    Another luxurious accommodation in the St. Julian's district is Hotel Juliani. Ideally placed for the local shops, restaurants and nightlife hangout spots, this pleasing hotel combines convenience with luxury and comfort.

    Palazzo Capua

    Palazzo Capua in Sliema offers 4-star accommodation located close to the Silema sea front, making it particularly suitable for romantic retreats. Set within a classic Italian stately home setting, this hotel brings modern conveniences to its classically beautiful surroundings.

    Sunseeker Holiday Complex

    Those with limited cash can consider the 3-star Sunseeker Holiday Complex at Trejqet il-Kulpara, Bugibba. This resort offers indoor and outdoor pools, a bar and mini market among other attractions.

    Shamrock Apartments

    An appealing option for those who want to go self-catering is the Shamrock Apartments in the Bugibba area. These comfortable apartments are within close walking distance of all the local attractions and include a rooftop swimming pool area. 

    Beaches in Malta for June 

    June is a superb time of year to hit the beach because the weather is reliably dry and sunny, but not as excessively hot as it sometimes gets in July and August. However, being a small island, the choice of good beaches at Malta is limited and they're usually thronged with holidaymakers.

    Ghadira Bay

    Ghadira Bay at Mellieha Bay, the largest beach in the Maltese islands, is close to bars and cafes which offer plenty of choice when it comes to food and drinks. At this time of year you can expect regular entertainment during evenings at these venues, too.

    Paradise Bay

    A popular family-friendly beach is the Paradise Bay in the far north of Malta, close to the Gozo Ferry. This beach is ideal for swimming and snorkelling, thanks to the clean and clear waters.

    Bars and Restaurants

    Palazzo Preca

    Malta has a large number of restaurants, catering for all tastes and themes. Palazzo Preca at Strait Street, Valletta serves an eclectic mix of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine. Here you'll find a wide range of light snacks and main meals to choose from, making it a great choice for lunchtimes and evening meals.

    Oblico Cafe

    Oblico Cafe in Il Gzira is known for top quality home-made Mediterranean-themed snack foods. When you pop by, make sure you try their tempting cakes – they're renowned throughout the island.

    Ray's Lido

    A beach bar to try is Ray's Lido, in the Little Armier area of Mellieha Bay. The bar is also home to a cafe and gelateria, making it suitable whether you want a filling meal, a light snack or a sweet treat.

    Bellini Bar

    The Bellini Bar at is situated in the heart of Malta's nightlife hub, Paceville, and it is highly-regarded for its range of quality spirits, making it a top pick for those who fancy an evening drink. 

    Things to do in Malta in June 

    English Rose Cruises

    June is a great time of year to sample one or more of the three main events held by English Rose Cruises, based at Tunny Net Jetty, Mellieha Bay, Mellieha. Every Wednesday night, this organisation hosts a Comino BBQ Night at Blue Lagoon, where a boat departs from the Tommy Net Jetty at 5:45pm and heads for Mgarr Harbour in Gozo, to soak up the views of the harbour before heading to the Blue Lagoon for the BBQ.

    Dancing and musical entertainment are also held until 11:15pm, when the tour returns to the Tommy Net Jetty.

    Valletta Grand Harbour Cruise

    The Valletta Grand Harbour Cruise on Sundays is also worth considering, which starts at 10:45am. This trip cruises past the Islands of St Paul and the Great Harbour, where you can hear a commentary about the history of various important sites in and around Malta.

    Comino Day Trip

    The Comino Day Trip is another popular option with visitors, featuring a trip around numerous sites of interest in the Malta area, including the Blue Lagoon and the caves of the Crystal Lagoon. This trip also features an opportunity for diving, swimming and snorkelling at the Crystal Lagoon where the boat moors for 45 minutes.

    Mediterraneo Marine Park

    June makes a good time to visit the Mediterraneo Marine Park, located at White Rocks, Bahar ic-Caghaq, Sliema. This animal park offers a number of shows with of dolphins, sea lions and parrots, as well as a reptile house. If you'd like to get up-close and personal with the animals, you can even sign up to go swimming with dolphins.

    June events in Malta

    History

    Sette Giugno

    7th June 2019

    Each June, Malta celebrates Sette Giugno. This public holiday commemorates the violent events of June 7th in 1919, when the Maltese rioted against Great Britain, demanding a say in the governing of the island. The highlights of this historic event are the parades which take place at St. George's Square in Valletta and in Xagħra, Gozo.

    Religious

    Feast of the Holy Trinity

    16th June 2019

    Marsa celebrates the Feast of the Holy Trinity, with solemn activities, such as religious services held in the Marsa Parish Church and Holy Trinity Church and street processions throughout the village.

    Art

    Malta Arts Festival

    29th June 2019 to 13th July 2019

    The Malta Arts Festival takes place over the course of two weeks every summer throughout various towns and villages in Malta. This festival features a collection of contemporary and classic arts, theatre performances, music concerts, dancing and poetry recitals. Some of the venues include Aula Magna at the Valletta Campus in the University of Malta in Valletta, the Music Room at St James Cavalier in Valletta, Couvre Porte in Birgu, Argotti Gardens in Floriana, Auberge de Castille Courtyard in Valletta and Grand Harbour Marina in Birgu.

    Website:

    http://www.maltaartsfestival.org/

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