Best Time to Visit Palma | Holiday weather info | Weather-2-Visit (2023)

The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Palma, Spain. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

Palma weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Palma are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Palma January weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
12°C49mm5.5hrs10.7hrs15°C

January in Palma is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Palma for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Palma and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (56°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Palma with around 49mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in January »

February

Palma February weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
12°C40mm6.5hrs11.6hrs14°C

February in Palma is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Palma for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Palma and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Palma with around 40mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in February »

March

Palma March weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
13°C40mm6.3hrs12.8hrs14°C

The weather in March in Palma is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

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Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Palma for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Palma and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 6°C (42°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Palma with around 40mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in March »

April

Palma April weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
15°C45mm7.4hrs14.1hrs15°C

Palma's weather in April is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Palma for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Palma and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Palma with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in April »

May

Palma May weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
19°C35mm9.4hrs15.3hrs18°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Palma and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Palma.

May is in the spring in Palma and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

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On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Palma with around 35mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in May »

June

Palma June weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
22°C21mm10.7hrs10.7hrs22°C

The climate in Palma during June can be summarized as warm and dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Palma, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Palma and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Palma with around 21mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in June »

July

Palma July weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
25°C9mm11.3hrs11.6hrs25°C

July in Palma is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Palma, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Palma and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Palma with around 9mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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Palma weather in July »

August

Palma August weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
26°C25mm10.7hrs12.8hrs26°C

The weather in August in Palma is characteristically hot and dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Palma, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Palma and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Palma with around 25mm 1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in August »

September

Palma September weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
23°C55mm8.6hrs14.1hrs25°C

Palma's weather in September is typically warm, humid and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Palma, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Palma and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 16°C (62°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Palma with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in September »

October

Palma October weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
20°C86mm7.2hrs15.3hrs22°C

October is a a little damp month in Palma and the temperature is generally mild.

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Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Palma for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Palma and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Palma with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in October »

November

Palma November weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
15°C62mm6hrs10.7hrs19°C

November in Palma is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Palma for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Palma and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Palma with around 62mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in November »

December

Palma December weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
13°C58mm5.3hrs11.6hrs16°C

December in Palma is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Palma for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Palma and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

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On average December is the wettest month of the year in Palma with around 58mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Palma weather in December »

FAQs

What is the best month to visit Mallorca? ›

The best time to visit Mallorca is from March to May, when average temperatures are in the 60s and 70s and the crowds of summer tourists haven't yet descended on the island.

What is the rainiest month in Majorca? ›

August is the hottest month in Majorca with an average temperature of 24.5°C (76°F) and the coldest is January at 10°C (50°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 13 in July. The wettest month is October with an average of 69mm of rain.

What part of Majorca gets the best weather? ›

The southeast regions (Palma, Magaluf, El Arenal) are generally warmer and drier than the mountainous northwest and in the coastal towns you can bask in around 300 days of sunshine per year.

Is Majorca hot enough in May? ›

Mallorca can be hot in May, so you go to the beach and sunbathe. As an average, the daytime temperature can vary between 20-25 degrees. The highest temperature recorded in May was 35 degrees in May 1958.

Is it worth going to Majorca in April? ›

Come to Mallorca in April and join in the fun. Sailing and cycling events, traditional Easter celebrations and charming local festivals abound, all set to the backdrop of warm spring weather. If you prefer lower temperatures to scorching summer heat, now until June is a good time to visit.

What is the best time to visit Palma Spain? ›

Average monthly temperatures

For the highest temperatures the best time to visit La Palma is between August and September although the sub tropical climate offers sunshine throughout the year and winter months are equally popular with visitors.

Is Majorca warm in April? ›

Mallorca is warm in April, and the highest temperature recorded in April in Mallorca is 29 degrees. As average the day temperature is 19 degrees, but at noon it can reach 25 degrees and at night time 12-14 degrees.

How warm is Majorca in March? ›

Average Temperatures in March in Mallorca

While the highest recorded temperature in Mallorca in March is an impressive 29°C , it's more realistic to anticipate highs of around 17°C . At the start of the month, the day temperature is 9-10°C , and by the end of the month this has climbed to 12-13°C .

What is the coldest month in Majorca? ›

The cool season lasts for 4.3 months, from November 21 to March 30, with an average daily high temperature below 64°F. The coldest month of the year in Mallorca is January, with an average low of 41°F and high of 59°F.

What is the most beautiful part of Majorca? ›

Fornalutx. If you stay by the coast you'll never see it, but Fornalutx is regarded by many as the most beautiful village on Mallorca, and one of the most stunning in Spain. You'll find it deep in the Sierra de Tramuntana, with winding streets, narrow stone steps, and flowers and greenery everywhere.

What's the hottest part of Majorca? ›

The southeast part of the island is definitely warmer than the northwest, but whichever part of the island lucky visitors choose to spend their holiday, sun is always guaranteed.

Is Majorca hotter than Tenerife? ›

Although Tenerife is on the same latitude as California, the prevailing Trade Winds ensure a pleasant breeze keeps temperatures spring-like twelve months a year. Mallorca on the other hand is on the same latitude as New York, colder in winter and hotter in summer than Tenerife.

Is 22 degrees warm enough to sunbathe? ›

20-22 is too cold. Also consider the evening temperature.

What clothes to wear in Majorca in May? ›

Wear sturdy shoes or boots, trousers, jumpers, scarf and a jacket. Spring (April and May) and autumn (September and October) are cooler too. Clever layering is the key to dressing for changeable weather.

Can you swim in Palma in May? ›

The water temperature in Palma de Majorca in may is cool. Swimming in may on the beaches of Palma de Majorca is possible but the sea water is cool. So even though the sea temperature sometimes climbs to 72°F, it can also be as low as 61°F! Note that the average is 67°F.

Can you sunbathe in Palma in April? ›

The average high temperature in Majorca during April is 19ºC, which is warm enough to spend long days at the beach or sunbathing by the pool.

Is Palma warm in April? ›

It's pretty mild at this time of year, but it's a good idea to bring along a jumper or light jacket for the evenings. The average daily maximum is 21 C and the average daily minimum is 10 C.

What clothes to pack for Majorca in April? ›

A light jacket, warm fleece or gilet

Spring in Mallorca still requires a light jacket or fleece for the evenings. Whilst daytime temperatures can reach 20-25 degrees, night time temperatures will be lower so you need a warm layer in the evenings when heading out.

What is Mallorca like in March? ›

Weather in Mallorca in March

Average rainfall is low compared with earlier months and daily sunshine hours extend to seven. With a very pleasant average temperature of 17.9°C during the day, March weather in Mallorca is reasonably reliable although patches of cloud and drizzle do occur.

What is Mallorca like in April? ›

There's a sharp rise in temperature in Mallorca in April. The average is 14°C, but highs regularly creep into the low 20s. Clouds lessen and humidity is low, making the air feel dry and comfortable. The highest temperature recorded in Mallorca in April is 29°C, and the lowest a very chilly -1°C!

Is Majorca warmer than mainland Spain? ›

The winter on the Balearic Island is significantly warmer than on the mainland of Spain.

How many days do you need in Mallorca? ›

Travelling is not only staying in the destination area, it is much more. In Majorca, you will need at least five days to realise that not only does it have an immense variety of plans but that it is an island you can easily live on.

What is low season in Majorca? ›

However, to escape the crowds and excessive heat it's best to avoid July-August. Spring (May-Jun) and autumn (Sept-Oct) see temperatures average around 20°C, and there are fewer tourists than in the summer months. To get most sites to yourself, head to Palma in winter (Nov-Mar).

Can you swim in Mallorca in May? ›

Swimming in may on the beaches of Palma de Majorca is possible but the sea water is cool. So even though the sea temperature sometimes climbs to 72°F, it can also be as low as 61°F! Note that the average is 67°F.

Where should I stay in Mallorca for the first time? ›

The best areas to stay in Mallorca for the first time are resort towns of Palma, Magaluf, Palma Nova, Portals Nous, Ca'n Pastilla, S'Arenal, Can Picafort, Port d'Alcúdia, Port de Pollenca, and Port de Sóller.

Where is the posh part of Majorca? ›

The most desirable real estate areas are the Old Town and peaceful Calatrava district, the bohemian district of Santa Catalina (with a great market, and numerous restaurants and bars), and the attractive old fishing village of Portixol.

What do I need to know before going to Mallorca? ›

Things You Need To Know Before Travelling To Majorca
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  • Consider the local way of life. The siesta is still very important in Majorca. ...
  • It's definitely a tourist destination. ...
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Is Palma worth visiting? ›

PALMA IS SUCH A LOVELY CITY

I thought it was just going to be a base point from where I would take day trips, but I discovered an intriguing city with an incredible old town (and other fascinating neighborhoods), lots of historical landmarks, a great culinary scene, photogenic architecture, and so much more.

Which is better Ibiza or Mallorca? ›

If you want to add cultural and heritage tourism to your trip, between Ibiza and Mallorca, then Mallorca is your island. But if you want lots of beaches, but above all parties until dawn with the best electronic music DJs in the world, Ibiza is the winner.

What is Mallorca like in March? ›

Weather in Mallorca in March

Average rainfall is low compared with earlier months and daily sunshine hours extend to seven. With a very pleasant average temperature of 17.9°C during the day, March weather in Mallorca is reasonably reliable although patches of cloud and drizzle do occur.

What is Majorca like in May? ›

Mallorca in May and the mercury is rising. Summer has arrived and the temperature creeps up into the mid 20s, with 17°C as a daily average. Rain does occur this month, so while most visitors will feel comfortable in vacation clothes thanks to stronger sunshine, it's sensible to bring along a light waterproof.

Is everything Open in Majorca in May? ›

By the beginning of May, most of the island's beach bars and beach clubs are open, and Mallorca's beaches and ports are prepped for the season. Sporting enthusiasts are out in force as the island hosts some exciting sporting events including PalmaVela Regatta and IronMan 70.3.

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