The Gibraltar climate is typically Mediterranean with mild winters and warm dry summers, although May to September can get very hot and humid even with the breeze off the Atlantic. There is no rainy season, with most rain falling in the winter months when the average temperature is 59°F (15°C). In summer the temperatures hover around 86°F (30°C).
During the summer Gibraltar averages 10.5 hours of sunshine a day, and on average, only 30% of days are classified as ‘wet’. The mild temperature of the water in makes it ideal for swimmers and divers.
If you are travelling to Gibraltar during winter months pack for lows of around 13º C and highs that could reach 18ºC.
Spring typically sees average temperatures of between 18 and 21ºC
It is uncommon for The Rock to enjoy up to 90 days without rain during the summer months, when lows might reach 13ºC but on most days the temperature will hover much nearer the area’s 30ºC highs
Like neighbouring Southern Spain, as autumn sets in the temperatures are at their best ranging between 18-26ºC
Choosing a Car
Get a car with air-conditioning if you are visiting during the months from May until October. For a quote on your car hire, with or without aircon we recommend our Car Hire Comparison Page.