Valletta, Malta: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Valletta, Malta? If you're planning to go to Valletta, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Valletta, Malta

Based on the climate and weather in Valletta, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Valletta, Malta

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Valletta, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

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What to wear/what to pack for Valletta, Malta by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Valletta in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

February

In February, Valletta is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Valletta, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

March

If you go to Valletta in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

April

April for Valletta is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

May

May in Valletta is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

June

If you go to Valletta in June, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

July

July here is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

August

If you go to Valletta in August, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

September

If you vacation in Valletta during September, you are likely to see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

October

October in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

November

If you go to Valletta in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

December

In December, Valletta is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Valletta, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Tarxien Temples, wear:

If you go to The Upper Barrakka Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

Activities for Valletta, Malta

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Valletta.

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