The Maltese Islands : Climate , Vegetation and Landscape

  title={The Maltese Islands : Climate , Vegetation and Landscape},
  author={Patrick Schembri},
The Maltese Islands, situated in the central Mediterranean, occupy an area of only some 316 km. The climate is typically Mediterranean: the average annual rainfall is c.530mm of which some 85% falls during the period October to March; the mean monthly temperature range is 12-26°C, and the islands are very windy and sunny. Although small, the Maltese Islands have a considerable diversity of landscapes and ecosystems which are representative of the range and variety of those of the Mediterranean… CONTINUE READING


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