The best times to visit Formentera for ideal weather are
March 26th to June 17th
September 17th to November 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Formentera
Average temperatures in Formentera vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some extreme weeks in summer and winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Formentera, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 86.8°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.2°F (22.9°C) at night.
Formentera Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Formentera Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Formentera Perceived Temperature (F)
Formentera Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Formentera Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Formentera are July, June, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Formentera? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Formentera.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Formentera (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Formentera has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (65.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (73.4%).
Wind in Formentera is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 14.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 17 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Formentera.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||6.9||Light breeze||14.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8.1||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.2||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|May||6.2||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.9||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.1||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.9||Light breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.1||Light breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.3||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Formentera?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Spain; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Formentera, Spain is June, followed by July and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Formentera in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Formentera Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.4°F (24.7°C) and 61.7°F (16.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Formentera, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 61.6°F (16.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Formentera to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 59.2°F (15.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.