Are you interested in knowing a little more about the weather in Mallorca? Well, as we all know, Mallorca is an idyllic holiday destination located in the Mediterranean Sea with dreamy beaches, turquoise waters, mountain excursions, chic hipster cafes hidden away on the cobbled streets its old towns ... What is there not to fall in love with on this Balearic Island?
If you are planning to come on holiday to Mallorca, then one of the normal things to do beforehand is find out everything about the weather on the island and what to expect, depending upon the time of year. So, in today's post we are going to tell you everything you need to know about the wonderful weather in Mallorca and particularly in Alcúdia; all you then have to worry about is enjoying yourselves and relaxing to the max! Let's go!
What is the weather like in Mallorca?
The weather in Mallorca, is to be honest, splendid, and best of all, it stays that way for most of the year. Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands, and in addition to its historical attractions, beaches, charming villages and the endless leisure possibilities, the weather in Mallorca is one of its main assets.
The weather in Mallorca is wonderful thanks to its classic Mediterranean climate, stable and warm temperatures for much of the year and very little rainfall. In Mallorca, you can enjoy an average of more than 300 sunny days per year, with mild temperatures and almost always beautiful blue clear skies.
Of course, the most popular time for visitors and locals alike has always been Summer, particularly July and August, when you can make the most of your holidays by taking the opportunity to take a dip in the sea or visit one of the many beautiful beach clubs. However, during these months, it can be quite hot, often exceeding 30º, nevertheless the exquisite sea breeze helps to chill things down a bit ! To stay cool during the hot days of Summer simply be near the sea, near a port or under the cooling sunshade of a comfortable Bali Bed by the pool.
The weather in Mallorca in winter
But what happens in winter? During this time things change very little, occasionally there may be a short period of intense cold, but usually the winters in Mallorca are mild. Tip: If you are coming on holiday during the winter, we recommend a good hot chocolate with a quarter or even a whole delicious ensaimada at Ca'n Joan de S'Aigo, in the centre of Palma, pure heaven! And, if you take a look at the weather forecast in advance and see it has snowed in Mallorca then, do not hesitate to get yourselves to the Serra de Tramuntana to see the snow-capped mountains. Yes, sometimes it does snows in Mallorca but it`s spectacular!
The weather in Alcúdia, north of Mallorca
Alcúdia, located on the north coast of Mallorca, is one of the most popular locations on the entire island. Great weather, a huge amazing beach, rich cuisine and a walled historic town; a dream destination for any visitor. But do not be fooled, the area of Alcúdia and surroundings is also very popular with the locals. If you are undecided about which area of Mallorca to visit, then to help you with your decision we recommend taking a look at these two posts: What to do in Alcúdia What to do in Alcúdia and 6 things to see on holiday in Alcúdia , we know you will love Alcúdia as much as we do!.
Of course, in Alcúdia, you can also enjoy the great Mediterranean climate, it is almost always mild with moderate temperatures and very little rainfall.
Summer is undoubtedly one of the most recommended times to come on holiday to Alcúdia . The months of July and August, especially the latter, are the warmest of the year - the sunshine never ends ! Therefore, if you are coming on holiday at this time, do not forget your swimsuit, your best sunglasses and your trendiest beach hat, because you will surely stop more than once or twice on the Alcúdia Beach or sit by the pool of your hotel. If you love being by the sea, we recommend you take a look at our other post about the 4 best beaches in Alcúdia.
Weather in Alcúdia in winter or autumn
On the other hand, if you plan to come on holiday to Mallorca later in the year, perhaps in the winter or autumn, keep in mind that it can also be a good time to stay in the Alcúdia area and do other types of “non-beach” activities such as cycling or trekking. During these cooler months, temperatures range between 10º - 17º, January being the coldest, but still very pleasant. You can take advantage of the cooler temperatures to visit the capital city of Palma with its historic monuments or one of its many art galleries, as well as enjoy sports such as cycling, climbing or even visiting the old town of Alcúdia and enjoying the local cuisine.
The weather in Mallorca, a Mediterranean dream!
As you have seen, the weather in Mallorca is excellent all year round, it is always the perfect weather for any of the many activities available on the island. Now you know that there is never a bad time to enjoy the island, and that Alcúdia area is a great destination in its own right, with easy access to Palma and other notable areas, such as Can Picafort and if you are wanting to enjoy your best holiday ever; then choose Alcúdia, in the beautiful north of Mallorca, where you will find us waiting to welcome you at the four-star Astoria Playa Only Adults.