The Costa del Sol’s climate is unique in Europe, thanks to the protection of the mountain ranges close to the coast. Hot summers are cooled by sea breezes and mild winters escape much of the rain which does not cross the mountain barriers. In August, the average daytime temperature is 30.4°C, while the January average maximum is 17°C.
The temperature of each month is shown below.
As you can see, the Costa del Sol enjoys a most desirable climate only 2 hours from home. Temperatures in The Costa del Sol The climate has to be one of the main attractions with over 320 sunny days a year on average. Rainfall is much lower than in the UK, giving more opportunity to enjoy outdoor life. Imagine being able to sit out on your terrace in the middle of December? Or doing a spot of gardening daily, regardless of the season? Or eating ‘al fresco’ in mid March? You could well find yourself doing all these things and more!