The climate in Malaga is extremely moderate in winter, with very mild minimum temperatures.
The summers are hot, though tempered by the city's proximity to the sea.
Average rainfall is low, 469.2 mm a year, and most of the rains come between November and March, whilst the summer months are extremely dry. Per year, there are an average of 70.9 days rain, 0.1 days snow, 1.2 days hail, 11.8 days fog; 3.2 dew and 0.1 days frost.
On the other hand, the figures for sunlight are very high: an average of 2,901 hours of sunlight a year. The maximums are in July, with an average of 354 hours and the minimums in December, with 167 hours. This, together with the mild temperatures makes Malaga's climate in winter ideal and its spring and summer weather very pleasant.
The prevailing winds are S and SE and, in general, are never very strong, reaching an average maximum gust speeds over the year of 83 Km/h. The average air pressure is 760,6 mm.
Malaga features a Mediterranean climate and lies on the southern coastline of Spain, along the acclaimed Costa del Sol. With magnificent stretches of sandy beaches and shoreline, the resort of Malaga is the perfect holiday destination, offering year-round sunny weather and warm winters. During the summer months, from June to September, the climate in Malaga is particularly favourable, with highs approaching 30°C / 86°F and a low rainfall. Many people choose to visit Malaga during the winter months, when daytime temperatures average 17°C / 63°F, although the evenings begin to feel colder at this time of the year. The average annual daytime temperatures in Malaga are around 22°C / 71°F.
Malaga's beaches: Baños del Carmen, El Palo, La Araña, La Caleta, La Malagueta, Misericordia, Las Acacias, Peñón del Cuervo, San Andrés, San Julián, Guadalmar.
Nerja : 60 kms - 37 miles
Ronda : 90 kms - 56 miles
Granada : 95 kms - 59 miles
Cordoba : 160 kms - 99 miles
Sevilla : 210 kms - 130 miles