Weather in Malta in February

Winter's Here - It Is So Cold but also Sunny

Date Last Updated: 6th November 2019

Are you coming to Malta? The weather in Malta in February page helps you understand what you will would expect when visiting. Actually it is the coldest month of the year. Bad weather, rain and winds expected but always with some very nice sunny days.

It is still a very good time to come to Malta. During this period there will not be many tourists. The attractions will be less crowded and better quality time for you.

A Glance Of What To Expect About Malta In February

A glance to the weather in Malta in February – You will read about it and much more…

  • What should I pack? How do the Maltese dress?
  • Should I come here during this time of the year?
  • Things you can do in Malta during February.
  • Is it worth visiting Malta in winter or during the low season?
  • What can you suggest for things to do during February?

Weather in Malta In February Statistics

- Highest Recorded 24°C (75°F) | Lowest Recorded 3°C (37°F)

- Highest Daily Average 16°C (61°F) | Lowest Daily Average 10°C (51°F)

- Daylight Hours of Sunshine 6.4

- UV Index  3 to 4

- Rainfall 66mm (2.6")

Malta weather compared to european countries

  • Austria 2°C | 36°F
  • Belgium 4°C | 39°F
  • France 5°C | 41°F
  • Germany 1°C | 34°F
  • Ireland 5°C | 41°F
  • Italy 8°C | 46°F
  • Netherlands 3°C | 37°F
  • Poland -1°C |  30°F
  • Sweden -13°C | 9°F
  • Spain 9°C | 48°F
  • Switzerland 1°C | 34°F
  • United kingdom 5°C | 41°F

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What Should I Wear & Pack?

Weather in Malta in February
  • Layering is important, a mixture of thin and thicker clothes which you can alternate depending on the weather.
  • A rain cover jacket with a hood is better than an umbrella when it is very windy. But a compact umbrella is always handy and can be carried around easily.
  • As a tourist you will surely be venturing outside to see historical locations, so do get proper warm comfortable closed shoes.
  • You will not be going to the beach so sandles or filp flops are not necessary but you can use them at your accommodation especially if there is an indoor pool.
  • Swimming is not recommended in the open sea. Indoor pool it is safer.
  • So packing tips: comfortable clothes thin and thick ones.  A mix of jackets, water tight / wind protection jacket, cardigans and sweatshirts. Shoes closed and warn.
  • Clothing for the first three months of the year are practically the same.

What's Happening In Malta In February

- Carnival Malta - Click here for program
- Gualitana Festival of Music
- Valentines Day

Public Holiday:
 St. Paul's Shipwreck

- Vodafone Malta Marathon

- International Cat Show

Click here to find out more activities that are held in February

Things To Do Indoors While On Your Holiday

  • National Aquarium
  • Go see a movie at the Eden cinemas St. Julian's
  • If you are a family with young children take the opportunity to visit the funpark of Playmobil Fun Park at Hal Far.
  • Laser Tag
  • Bowling
  • Go to Malta's largest shopping center in Sliema

Tours & Cruises

Weather in Malta in February

Cruises During February

Harbour Cruise - Malta's Galant History | Departure daily from the Sliema Marina.
The Best of Gozo and Comino | Departures Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday in January
Mysteries of the Grand Harbour | Departures Monday, Wednesday & Friday all month
Sunday Special | Departures on Sunday

All other cruises start around March when the weather is more settled.

Tours During February

Full Day Tours:

Discover Gozo - Full Day | Departures Monday, Thursday & Saturday
Malta Prehistoric Temple Tour Full day | Held on Friday
Mdina & Malta Highlights Full Day | Operates Tuesday & Friday

Half Day Tours:

Majestic Valletta Half Day | Operates Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
Malta Prehistoric Temple Tour Half day | Held on Saturday
The Three Cities Tour Half Day (Morning) | Operates only on a Wednesday
Blue Grotto and Marsaxlokk Extended Half Day (Morning)| Operates only on a Monday

Sicily Tours:

Sicily Mt. Etna and Modica | Operates Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
Sicilies eastern coast with Syracuse, Marzamemi and Noto | Held on Wednesday & Sunday

Jeep Tours:

Malta Jeep Safari Tours | Operates Monday to Saturday all year round
Gozo Jeep Safari Tours | Operates Monday to Sunday all year round
- Defender Jeep Safari Tours: Malta Gozo | Operates Monday to Saturday all year round

People walking in South Street Valletta

Family Tours:

Dolphins Swimming
Malta Film Tour
Segway Tour in Malta
Day Tours in Malta and Gozo with Guide
Multivision Show in Valletta on Malta
Night tour through Valletta, Mosta and Mdina | Operates on a Tuesday
Quad Bike Tour Malta | Operates on Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Other Tours:

Diving for Beginners
Beach Day in Malta
Malta Private Tour
Hiking in Malta or Gozo
Fishing Trips / Deep Sea Fishing / Deep Sea Angling in Malta
Dinner & Show | Held on Wednesday & Friday
Malta in One Day | Operates on Wednesday & Friday
The Three Cities & Wine Tasting Tour | Operates on Tuesday
Wine cellar, wine bar and professional wine tasting | Operates from Monday to Friday

Quick Weather In Malta In February Taughts

Weather in Malta in February

- The weather temperatures for February are similar to those of January. Very little changes, but the occasions to enjoy the beautiful sun will surely not be missed. So the weather conditions mentioned on the weather in Malta in January relate also for this month.

- It is still the coldest month of the year. There are several days with nice sunny weather.

- On average the rain in February is less than that of January but weather changes occur and it might be the opposite. Be prepared for rainy days. It might remain cloudy but it is not unusual that the sun shines well after the rain. It is felt much stronger afterwards.

- The UV index already starts getting higher up to 3 to 4. Windy days are very possible and be prepared to have rain cover with a hood. Sometimes better than an umbrella if it is very windy which night end up getting broken.

- Daylight hours are one hour more than January. It is already nicer, sunrise is earlier and sunset time increases.

- The sea temperature is still low and not ideal for swimming as it is cold. It is suggested to use the indoor pools of the hotels or swimming pool centres. If days are clear and hot with no wind tourists will sunbathe but few will dip into the sea as it is cold.

- Morning and evening are generally very fresh even cold.

- The weather in March tender to get better, with less rain and temperatures increase gradually.

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