Balearic Islands weather

The archipelago of the Balearic Islands is an autonomous Spanish community. Located off the east coast of mainland Spain, it has an inviting Mediterranean climate, which appeals all year round, especially in summer. Read more

There are four main islands, Majorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. Majorca is the largest and home to the islands' capital, Palma. The islands offer a mix of history and culture, beaches, watersports, lively nightlife and rural countryside with networks of walking trails.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in the Balearic Islands. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Balearic Islands (Palma) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Balearic Islands weather overview

The Balearic Islands, of which the best known are Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza, are popular holiday spots throughout the year thanks to their Mediterranean climate which brings hot summers and warm winters.

Even at the height of summer, these islands are a delight because the sun's rays are tempered by gentle sea breezes and, in the winter, you can look forward to five hours of sunshine a day.

Rainfall is generally light, particularly during the summer months but rain can fall at any time and winter showers can be heavy.

What to pack for Balearic Islands weather

Even in the summer, supplement light clothes and beachwear with a warm cover-up for breezy evenings. In winter you'll need warmer clothing - the evenings can be cold.

More about the Balearic Islands

Which is the hottest month in the Balearic Islands?

The hottest time of year in Palma, Balearic Islands is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 28°C with moderate heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in the Balearic Islands?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Palma, Balearic Islands with 86mm on average. There are normally 12 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in the Balearic Islands?

The sunniest time of year in Palma, Balearic Islands is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 72% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in the Balearic Islands?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Palma, Balearic Islands in August when the water temperature reaches 26°C.

What is the flight time to the Balearic Islands from the UK?

The flight time to the Balearic Islands from the UK is typically 2.5 hours.

What is the time difference between the Balearic Islands and the UK?

The time difference between the Balearic Islands and the UK is GMT+0 to GMT+1 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Balearic Islands?

The main language spoken in the Balearic Islands is Spanish.

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What is the currency in the Balearic Islands?

The currency in the Balearic Islands is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in the Balearic Islands?

Balearic Islands uses electrical plug type C (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Balearic Islands?

They drive on the right side of the road in the Balearic Islands.

Compare Balearic Islands weather with the USA

Below the Balearic Islands weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Balearic Islands, Spain (Palma) and the USA (Washington).

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