Where is the coldest place in Portugal

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In the south of Portugal lies the Algarve, which is popular with tourists mainly because of its fine sandy beaches, coasts and historical buildings. The Algarve makes up about 6% of the land area of ​​Portugal and borders the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south.


Climate Algarve

The Algarve offers a Mild climate all year round. The region is one of the sunniest areas in Europe. However, the climatic conditions differ between the coast and inland: in the interior of the Algarve, the temperatures - especially in the higher areas - can be slightly lower.

in the winterbetween December and February the average temperatures are a pleasant 16.6 degrees, with holidaymakers with damp weather have to reckon with an average of 9.7 rainy days per month. The number of hours of sunshine is still around 6 hours per day.

The spring moves with the months March, April and May into the Algarve, then the air temperature rises to an average of 20.3 degrees and brings about 8.7 hours of sunshine a day. The probability of rain goes back to an average of 7 days a month, so that from April the holiday season begins in the region.

The summer is the warmest and driest time in the Algarve. This season of the year typically lasts from here June to August. In summer it rains on average only a little more than one day per month, the sun shines an average of 12.3 hours per day. Water temperatures in the Atlantic of around 21 degrees invite you to stay at the beach. The midsummer maximum temperatures are an average of 28 degrees. In July and August the temperatures sometimes reach over 30 degrees, but a constant blowing Atlantic breeze provides refreshment.

Also in autumn in the months September, October and November the Algarve is well suited for a vacation. The maximum temperatures still reach 26.3 degrees and the water temperature also drops only slightly with an average of 20.3 degrees compared to summer. However, the number of hours of sunshine drops to around 8 hours a day. The rains are also increasing; it now rains an average of 6.3 days a month.


Weather Algarve

Weather in Faro, the largest city in the Algarve

Weather Algarve: The temperatures and rainfall for Faro, Algarve are from the website yr.no and are provided by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. The forecast is updated several times a day.


Best travel time for the Algarve

The recommended travel times for the Algarve include the months April to October.

Sunbathers and Beach goers the daylight saving time should be from June to August to prefer. Due to the constantly cool wind that comes from the Atlantic Ocean, staying at the sea is pleasant even in very hot temperatures.

Less recommended is the summer time for tourists in the first place trips want to do and explore the sights. They are more likely to do that Spring or autumn months suitable straight April, May and October offer themselves - despite the increased probability of precipitation.

Here you can find more information about weather, climate and travel time in the Algarve as well as the Portuguese islands of the Azores and Madeira.


Climate table Algarve

Climate in the Algarve: Faro

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