The weather in Majorca generally good throughout the summer months when most people are taking their holidays. Unlike the Canary Islands, the Balearics tend to get much colder during the winter months.
Weather in Majorca, Climate, Temperature & Averages
Majorca or Mallorca as it’s also commonly known is by far the biggest of the Balearic Islands both in land mass and population.
This beautiful island boasts around 40 fantastic resorts in which to spend your holiday. The climate and weather in Majorca play a big part in attracting the millions of visitors to it’s shores each year. Although we don’t have the eternal spring weather of the Canary Islands, the summer hear more than makes it for it. The average temperature during the winter months can drop to 10 Celsius and even lower at times.
March sees a gradual increase in the temperature that will peak in August before decreasing through autumn and winter.
Weather in Majorca in September, October & November
Entering the autumn months of September, October and November the weather in Majorca is becoming much cooler after the hot summer.
September sees a a considerable decrease in temperature to around 21 Celsius on average. The rainfall will over double from the relatively dry month of August and there will likely be 5 days of rain. The hours of sunshine per day will also decrease to 10 but the sea temperature will remain at a warm 25 Celsius. The beginning of September can easily be as hot as August and the temperature will normally drop sharply towards the end of the month. Majorca has recorded a high temperature of 38 Celsius previously so expect plenty of hot weather if travelling at this time.
October is the month of the most rainfall in Majorca and experiences another sharp drop in temperature. The weather in Majorca in October is generally pretty good with the exception of the 7 days of average rainfall that will arrive. The temperature cools to around 18 Celsius on average and the evening temperature will now begin to feel colder also. A high temperature of 33 Celsius has been recorded previously but most of the warmer days tend to come early in the month. The sea temperature also drops sharply to around 22 Celsius which is still pretty warm for a swim if the outside temperature holds.
November sees more drops in the temperature from a warmish 17 Celsius early in the month to a chilly 11 Celsius towards the end of the month. The average temperature is 14 Celsius for November but this will seem much colder as winter approaches. Novembers sees less rainfall than October but it there will probably be around 6 days on average. The sea temperature will also fall to 19 Celsius and the evenings can reach single figures. Similar to the much of the mainland, November may be the month when some sort of heating will be required.
Weather in Majorca in December, January & February
The weather in Majorca during the winter months of December, January and February is now reaching the coldest yearly temperature and there is still plenty of rainfall around.
December is the beginning of the winter with an average temperature of 11 Celsius. It typically rains for around 7 days during this month and the sea temperature drops further to a chilly 17 Celsius. The evenings will now seem extremely cold if you live in Majorca all year round and will probably be in single figures at night. The hours of daily sunshine also drops to 6, less than half the hours of July and less than any other month.
January is the coldest month in Majorca when the average temperature during the day is 10 Celsius. Like December, the evenings will now be in single figures for most nights. The sea drops to a chilly 15 Celsius during this month but the hours of sunshine increases to 7 hours. January sees a fair bit of rainfall, it will probably rain for around 6 days. The height of winter normally features at least some stormy and windy weather which could arrive for a period during January.
February is the last of the winter months when the temperature will gradually begin to increase. February can be as cold as January in many ways, especially at the beginning of the month. The hours of sunshine is now creeping up to 8 hours per day leading up to spring but the sea remains at 15 Celsius. February also sees a reduction in the level of precipitation but it still tends to rain for around 6 days of this month.