Palma de Mallorca Weather And Best Time To Visit Palma de Mallorca
Being an island city, Mallorca enjoys a Mediterranean Climate, characterized by clear blue skies and long sunny days complemented by a light evening breeze. Although the weather is well-balanced throughout the year, the summer season is the when tourism in Mallorca is really buzzing due to the number of summer parties, events and cultural scenes taking place throughout the period. Tourism does wind down towards the end of the year, but visitors are still drawn to the island city owning to relatively warm winter temperatures. Autumn is generally the only season when rainfall is experienced in this other warm and cosy city. Read on for some insight into the best time to visit Mallorca.
Spring Season (March – May)
This is one of the best times for visitors to explore the island of Mallorca. The weather averages at 17 to 24° C during this period, with up to 10 hours of daily sunshine and a light post-sunset breeze. This period is also when Easter Week occurs and gives the island city a joyous energy and festive vibe that is a major draw for international tourists.
Summer Season (June – August)
This is the period where tourism in Mallorca really gains momentum and by the end of August, the island city is flooded with visitors, especially from the rest of Europe. The days are long, with visitors soaking up the 12 hours of daily sunshine and enjoying a blissful average temperature between 27 and 30° C. Additionally this is the period when major events like the Sailing Regatta and Copa del Rey tend to occur, making it one of the best periods to visit Mallorca.
Autumn Season (September – November)
The temperature significantly drops during this part of the year, with October bringing moderate, periodic showers as well. However, all in all, the cooler temperatures mean outdoor exploration in Mallorca is a lot more enjoyable. The temperature is around 24° C on good days, which is still ideal weather for beachside activities.
Winter Season (December – February)
Mallorca in winter is still thoroughly enjoyable with temperatures dropping down further to an average of 15 to 17° C. The island city’s famous almond trees also tend to bloom in number during this part of the year. Mallorca has a celebratory vibe towards the end of the year and is a tourist favourite spot to bring in the New Year as well. Snowfall is only experienced in and around the surrounding mountainous area but does not spread down to the city.