Following is the tourist information guide of weather in Majorca, Spain. This is the very latest report live from Palma De Mallorca as it happens in there.
Majorca enjoys typical Mediterranean climate. The spain has warm sea around which allow the island to dictate the climate of warm summers and mild winters, while the presence of mountain regions cause different parts of the island to have slightly varying and diversified climate. The sun shines on Majorca for 300 day a year on average. In summer days are hot and there is very little rainfall, it is as low as that the months of June to August receives only 10% of the annual rainfall. The months of July and August are the hottest, though average temperatures are high from June through to September.
Temperature on either side of the June to August months is very pleasant. May and October see average high temperature of 23 ºC, but autumn is the wettest period on the island.
Late spring brings the best of warm and dry weather outside of the summer season.
The weather in June and July remains dry with plenty of sunshine. These months are considered as best to visit Majorca. Sometimes rain disrupt the fun of holiday makers, do keep an eye on weather report so that you know which days are best to go. In Winter temperatures remain mild: the average lowest temperature in January is 9 ºC. At this time of year, the temperature above 15 ºC in daytime is common, but at night it can be chilly.
As per the rainfall is concerned, the winter months of December to February see rainfall of about 25% of the annual total. Spring sees the same amount of rainfall as well. The season of Autumn is the wettest period, with September to November seeing 40% of yearly rainfall. However, the weather does vary, depending on which part of Island you are. The south and east are generally the warmest but they are driest too. While the island averages 500-600mm of rain per year, but there is a large variation in different parts of the Island with respect to the climate.
The south region generally sees 350mm a year, yet the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range can get 1500mm a year. Obviously there is always more rain falls in the hills, as clouds have a chance to form there. The mountain range of Majorca also acts as a weather block and it is one of the reasons why the south region is hotter and dryer than the north, the mountains shelter the south coast from wind and rain. The higher regions of Majorca Island also see lower temperatures that drop below zero each year during the winter season. Snowfall on the highest peaks is common. The area of Mediterranean also gives rise to Majorca’s sea breeze, the Embat. This is a local wind that is formed when hot air rises off the island drawing in the cooler sea air around.