Thanks to their privileged
position in the Mediterranean, these islands enjoy an incomparable
temperate climate. Even at the height of summer the maximum temperatures
are not excessive, and the winters are renowned for their mildness.
The relative humidity oscillates around 70% throughout the year. As a result, these two factors - temperature and humidity - help to produce a feeling of extreme well-being on the human body. There are approximately 300 days of sun during the year, with an average of five hours a day in winter and more than ten during the summer months.
The sea is an intense blue colour, crystal-clear along the coasts where the temperatures are at their best. The prevailing wind is generally from the south-west, and the average yearly atmospheric pressure is 758.7 mm.