Average Weather in Marbella

In Marbella, the summers are short, warm, humid, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are long, cool, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 47°F to 84°F and is rarely below 41°F or above 92°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Marbella for hot-weather activities is from late June to early September.


The warm season lasts for 2.9 months, from June 19 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 79°F. The hottest day of the year is August 4, with an average high of 84°F and low of 69°F.

The cool season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 18 to March 18, with an average daily high temperature below 65°F. The coldest day of the year is January 20, with an average low of 47°F and high of 60°F.


In Marbella, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Marbella begins around June 7 and lasts for 3.0 months, ending around September 5. On July 19, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clearmostly clear, or partly cloudy 94% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 6% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 5 and lasts for 9.0 months, ending around June 7. On October 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 45% of the time, and clearmostly clear, or partly cloudy 55% of the time.


wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Marbella varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 7.5 months, from September 27 to May 10, with a greater than 12% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 23% on December 8.

The drier season lasts 4.6 months, from May 10 to September 27. The smallest chance of a wet day is 0% on July 20.


The length of the day in Marbella varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2020, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 40 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 14 hours, 39 minutes of daylight.

The earliest sunrise is at 7:00 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 35 minutes later at 8:35 AM on October 24. The earliest sunset is at 6:03 PM on December 6, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 38 minutes later at 9:41 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Marbella during 2020, starting in the spring on March 29, lasting 6.9 months, and ending in the fall on October 25.


We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Marbella experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from June 24 to October 5, during which time the comfort level is muggyoppressive, or miserable at least 12% of the time.

Water Temperature

Marbella is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 2.6 months, from July 7 to September 24, with an average temperature above 69°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.8 months, from December 4 to April 30, with an average temperature below 62°F.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Marbella throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Marbella for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid May to late September, with a peak score in the last week of June.

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