Current Time and Daily Weather In Palma De Mallorca
Mallorca is located in the CEST (Central European Summer Time) time zone, UTC+1/ GMT +2 hours. Mallorca, as well as the whole of Spain, is located at the same time zone as the rest of Europe. However, Mallorca has a one-hour difference with the United Kingdom. It has introduced the daylight saving time.
The length of the day for the moment of August 2018 is around 13 hours 49 minutes. The sunrise time begins at around 06:59, meanwhile, the sunset time is 20:49.
Mallorca has a Mediterranean climate with mild and quite rainy winters and hot, bright summers.
August is considered as the hottest month of the year with the average temperature of 25°C (76°F). January, in turn, is regarded as the coldest month with the average temperature of 10°C (50°F).
October is regarded as the wettest month of the year with 69 millimeters of rain.
Rainfalls are quite often during autumn and winter in Mallorca with around 400 millimeters of rain per year. Rains temporarily stop during spring and drop down to a minimum during summer.
Winds blowing from France reach maximum from October to April.
The mountain range Sierra de Tramontana that is located in the northern part of Mallorca has a colder climate and, therefore, may be covered in snow during winter.
Palma De Mallorca Weather Monthly Average
Winter lasting from December to February is quite mild, not cold and sunny. However, there are some days when it rains and strong winds are blowing. During the winter nights, it can get quite cold and the temperature may go down to 10 °C (50 °F).
Summer lasting from June to mid-September is usually hot and really sunny. Heat waves are normal in Mallorca with the temperature reaching about 35/38 °C (95/100 °F).
Spring is quite warm too with lots of sunny days, especially in May.
The see in Mallorca is warm enough for swimming from July to September with the temperature of water reaching about 24 °C. Water in June and October gets quite cold and unappropriated for swimming reaching about 21°C- 22 ° C.
After considering all of the abovementioned factors, the best time to visit Mallorca is summer, the period from June to mid- September. However, even though the weather is quite pleasant during September, the first periods of bad weather may occur during that period.
April and May might be more appropriate to visit the island and its nearby areas, as the weather is getting warmer after winter and is not hot yet.