The sea temperature in Malaga
Here's a general guide to what you might expect:
Winter (December - February): Sea temperatures can drop to around 14-16°C (57-61°F). While this is relatively mild compared to many other European destinations, it's usually too cold for most people to swim.
Spring (March - May): The sea starts to warm up in spring, with temperatures gradually rising from 16°C (61°F) in March to around 18-20°C (64-68°F) by May.
Summer (June - August): This is when the sea is at its warmest in Malaga. Sea temperatures can reach up to 24-26°C (75-79°F) during the peak summer months, which is ideal for swimming and water sports.
Autumn (September - November): The sea remains warm in early autumn, with temperatures around 21-23°C (70-73°F) in September, gradually cooling down to around 18°C (64°F) by November.
Please note that these temperatures are approximate averages and can vary slightly from year to year. If you're planning a trip and want to swim in the sea, the best time to visit is usually from June to September.