Malmo, where it's located

The climate of Malmö is Baltic, that is to say, relatively continental, with cold winters and mild summers.
The city is located in the far south of Sweden, in Scania (Skåne) county, on the strait called Øresund, beyond which we find Denmark. The climate is milder than in the rest of Sweden, in fact, the average temperature remains above freezing even in the coldest months.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 0.8 °C (33 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 18.1 °C (64 °F). However, during polar cold spells, the temperature can drop to -20 °C (-4 °F) or below, while in summer, it can reach 28/30 °C (82/86 °F), although rarely. Here are the average temperatures.
Malmo - Average temperatures
Min (°C)-1-103811141410730
Max (°C)3361117202222171274
Min (°F)303032374652575750453732
Max (°F)373743526368727263544539

Precipitation amounts to 605 millimeters (23.8 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 30 mm (1.2 in) in the driest month (February) to 60 mm (2.4 in) in the wettest ones (July, August, September, November, December). Here is the average precipitation.
Malmo - Average precipitation

On average, there are around 1,895 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Malmo - Sunshine

The sea temperature ranges between 3 °C (37 °F) and 18 °C (64 °F). So, it never becomes warm for swimming. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Malmo - Sea temperature
Temp (°C)333610141718161285
Temp (°F)373737435057636461544641


Best Time

The best time to visit Malmö is the summer, from June to August, since it is the mildest season. However, you must take into account some rainy days and a bit of cold at night.