Malta, Gozo and Comino are theoretically a year-round sailing area. The official sailing season is from April to November.
Malta's climate is subtropical. The weather is warm and dry for most of the year and the winters are short, mild and wet. Summers are long, sunny and warm but not excessively hot. In summer, the average temperature is 27 °C and the sun shines for 12 hours a day. In winter the average temperature is 14 °C. The sailing season in Malta runs from April to October, and May, June, September and October are the best months in which to sail. During this time the temperatures are pleasant and the winds are stable. The prevailing winds in the Maltese archipelago are the Mistral and Sirocco. They blow from the north at 3 to 5 Bft. Some small storms occur in the winter months when winds can reach up to 10 Bft and last for several days.