Valletta
Malta
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Valletta, Malta

The cityscape of Valletta, Malta, viewed from the clear blue waters of the sea
The cityscape of Valletta, Malta, viewed from the clear blue waters of the sea
The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Valletta, Malta, with average temperature varying between 21.8°C (71.2°F) and 30.7°C (87.3°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 30.7°C (87.3°F).

Rainfall

January through June, August through December are months with rainfall in Valletta.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 11.4h.

UV index

In Valletta, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Valletta?

Warmest months in Valletta are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 30.7°C (87.3°F).

What is the temperature in August in Valletta?

In Valletta, in August, the average high-temperature is 30.7°C (87.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

When does it start to rain in Valletta?

August is the first month it rains in Valletta. Throughout August, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 7mm (0.3") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Valletta?

The month with the warmest seawater in Valletta is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the water temperature in August in Valletta?

In Valletta, Malta, the average seawater temperature in August is 26.1°C (79°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Valletta have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Valletta have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 11.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Valletta?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Valletta, Malta
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

Average rainfall in August - Valletta, Malta
  • Average rainfall in August: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (112mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Valletta, Malta
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Valletta, Malta
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Valletta, Malta
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in August - Valletta, Malta
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).