The climate in Málaga is extremely moderate in winter with very mild minimum temperatures. The summers are tempered by the city's proximity to the sea. Rainfall is low with an average of 469.2 mm. The highest rainfall occurs between November and March; the summer is very dry. On average rain falls on 70.9 days.
Málaga enjoys an annual average of 2,901 hours of sunshine. The maximum hours of sunshine are achieved in July with an average of 354 hours and the minimum hours of sunshine are in December with 167 hours. This, together with the mild temperatures, make Málaga's climate ideal in winter and very pleasant in spring and autumn. The prevailing winds are gentle breezes from the S and SE. The mean maximum gusts of wind reach speeds of 83 km/h. The average pressure is 760.6 mm.