Best time to visit Gibraltar

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When is the best time to visit Gibraltar?

The best time to visit Gibraltar is June, July and August based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Gibraltar16
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Gibraltar16
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Gibraltar17
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Gibraltar19
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Gibraltar21
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Gibraltar24
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Gibraltar27
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Gibraltar27
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Gibraltar25
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Gibraltar22
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Gibraltar19
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Gibraltar16

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The weather guide for Gibraltar 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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Gibraltar overview

Gibraltar is hot and sunny in the summer, clocking up between 10 and 11 hours of sunshine a day but occasional high winds blustering around The Rock can have a chill edge to them.

Hardly any rain falls during the peak summer months (June to September) but the climate makes up for it in the winter when storms blowing in from the Atlantic can make life exciting for a day or two.

What to pack for Gibraltar

In the summer, pack light clothes with a light jacket or shawl for protection against the wind. Even in the winter, conditions on Gibraltar are mild so you shouldn't need heavy clothing, but be prepared for rain.

Which is the hottest month in Gibraltar?

The hottest time of year in Gibraltar is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 27°C with moderate heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Gibraltar?

In terms of rainfall, December is usually the wettest month in Gibraltar with 125mm on average. There are normally 11 days in December with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Gibraltar?

The sunniest time of year in Gibraltar is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 75% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Gibraltar?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Gibraltar in August when the water temperature reaches 22°C.

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