The Balearic islands are situated approximately 100 miles from the Spanish coast and enjoy a wonderful climate. From April to October, the islands enjoy an average of more than 9 hours of sunshine per day, and an average temperature in the high 20s. Winds are laregely thermal, blowing towards the coast in the morning as the land heats up, and away from the coast as the land cools, with an average of force 3-4.