Annual average weather for St Thomas Bay, Malta

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Annual Average Weather for St Thomas Bay, Malta

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 22.5°C (72.6°F) which is warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 20.0°C (68.0°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water. Annually there are on average 10.0 days of rain per month and 9.2 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit St Thomas Bay?

The best months to visit St Thomas Bay are June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The weather is perfect for sunbathing in the months from June to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

The sea is best for swimming between June and November when the sea temperature is above the average 20°C (68°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Can you sunbathe in St Thomas Bay year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in St Thomas Bay all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

The weather is best for sunbathing in the months from June to September when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

Can you swim in St Thomas Bay year round?

No, you can't swim in St Thomas Bay all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in St Thomas Bay are found in August when they peak at 26°C (80°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 16°C (60°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between June and November when the sea temperature is above 20°C (68°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

For very comfortable swimming conditions try swimming in the months from June to September when the sea temperature is above 22°C (72°F)

More info about the annual sea temperatures

When is the hottest month in St Thomas Bay?

The hottest month in St Thomas Bay is July when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

When is the coldest month in St Thomas Bay?

The coolest month in St Thomas Bay is February when the average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F), average temperature is 12°C (53°F) and average minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine

When is the sunniest month in St Thomas Bay?

The sunniest days in St Thomas Bay are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In July the sunshine percentage is 90% making it extremely sunny and pleasant most of the time, with blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight. The hours of sunshine per day are 12.6hrs making the days exceptionally long and full of sunshine.

More info about the annual sunshine.

When is the least sunny month in St Thomas Bay?

December has the least sunshine. In December the sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs.

More info about the annual sunshine.

When is the driest month in St Thomas Bay?

The driest month in St Thomas Bay is July with 0cm (0inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall

When is the wettest month in St Thomas Bay?

The wettest month in St Thomas Bay is November with 19.7cm (7.8inches) of rain and December has the most days of rain with 17.2 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall.

When is the sea the coldest in St Thomas Bay?

The coldest sea water temperatures in St Thomas Bay are found in March when they dip to 16°C (60°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the sea the warmest in St Thomas Bay?

The warmest sea water temperatures in St Thomas Bay are found in August when they peak at 26°C (80°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the most humid month in St Thomas Bay?

The most humid month in St Thomas Bay is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 22°C (72°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the least humid month in St Thomas Bay?

The least humid month in St Thomas Bay is February with a dew point of 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the windiest month in St Thomas Bay?

The most windy month in St Thomas Bay is February when the average maximum windspeed is 28KM/H (18MPH) and the average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH).

More info about the annual wind conditions.

Annual Temperature for St Thomas Bay

The hottest month in St Thomas Bay is July when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F).

The coolest month in St Thomas Bay is February when the average maximum temperature is 15°C (15°F), average temperature is 12°C (53°F) and average minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F).

Annual Sunshine for St Thomas Bay

The longest days in St Thomas Bay are in June, with an average of 14.6 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 9.7 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in St Thomas Bay are in July which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 90% making it extremely sunny and pleasant most of the time, with blue skies and rarely a cloud in sight. The hours of sunshine per day are 12.6hrs making the days exceptionally long and full of sunshine.

December has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 10.7 and lowest in December when it reaches 2.3.

An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for St Thomas Bay

The warmest sea water temperatures in St Thomas Bay are found in August when they peak at 26°C (80°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 16°C (60°F).

The sea is best for swimming between June and November when the temperature is above 20°C (68°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Annual Rainfall for St Thomas Bay

The wettest month in St Thomas Bay is November with 19.7cm (7.8inches) of rain and December has the most days of rain with 17.2 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in St Thomas Bay is July with 0cm (0inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for St Thomas Bay

The most humid month in St Thomas Bay is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 22°C (72°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

The least humid month in St Thomas Bay is February with a dew point of 10°C (50°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for St Thomas Bay

The most windy month in St Thomas Bay is February when the average maximum windspeed is 28KM/H (18MPH) and the average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH).

The least windy month in St Thomas Bay is August when the average maximum windspeed is 20KM/H (13MPH) and the average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH).

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