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Weather in the Algarve

The Algarve boasts a fantastic all year round climate with over 300 days of sunshine per year, clear blue skies and hardly any rain to get in the way of the many outdoor activities the region has to offer. Strongly influenced by both the Atlantic and Mediterranean seas and its proximity to North Africa, you can expect to enjoy mild winters and long, hot summers in the Algarve.

Algarve weather in the Winter

The Winter months (November to February) are the coldest months of the year with temperatures between 9°C and 16°C, and you can expect some rain from time to time. In January and February you will find the Algarve countryside covered with a gorgeous blanket of white and pink almond blossom.

Algarve weather in the Spring

Spring is a great time to holiday in the Algarve and you will find that in May it starts feeling like summer has arrived, with temperatures of over 28°C in the sun. Between March and April the temperatures in the Algarve rise to around 18°C to 20°C in the shade and anywhere from mid 20's to 30°C in the sun.

Algarve weather in the Summer

The summer months (June to September) are the hottest in the year, and you will enjoy a good 12 hours of sunshine per day on average, with virtually no rain. The Algarve temperatures in the summer months can be as high as 35°C, but luckily the coastal breezes tend to make them feel a bit cooler. Night-time temperatures are normally in the low 20's.

Algarve weather in the Autumn

Autumn is a great season to visit the Algarve with the average temperatures slightly cooler than in the height of summer, keeping in the low to mid 20's in the shade and 25°C to 35°C in the sun. It is also not unusual to spot people sunbathing on the beaches in October and November! Golfers from all parts of the world choose the Algarve at this time of the year for their annual golf break.


Algarve Average Weather in January

High Temperature High Temperature 16° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 8° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 5 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 60mm Wet Days Wet Days 10 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 14° C

Algarve Average Weather in February

High Temperature High Temperature 16° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 9° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 6 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 70mm Wet Days Wet Days 8 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 14° C

Algarve Average Weather in March

High Temperature High Temperature 19° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 10° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 7 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 40mm Wet Days Wet Days 7 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 16° C

Algarve Average Weather in April

High Temperature High Temperature 20° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 11° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 9 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 40mm Wet Days Wet Days 8 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 16° C

Algarve Average Weather in May

High Temperature High Temperature 22° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 13° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 12 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 20mm Wet Days Wet Days 7 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 17° C

Algarve Average Weather in June

High Temperature High Temperature 25° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 17° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 12 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 10mm Wet Days Wet Days 2 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 19° C

Algarve Average Weather in July

High Temperature High Temperature 28° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 19° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 12 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 10mm Wet Days Wet Days 1 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 20° C

Algarve Average Weather in August

High Temperature High Temperature 28° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 19° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 12 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 10mm Wet Days Wet Days 1 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 21° C

Algarve Average Weather in September

High Temperature High Temperature 27° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 18° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 9 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 10mm Wet Days Wet Days 4 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 21° C

Algarve Average Weather in October

High Temperature High Temperature 23° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 15° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 7 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 80mm Wet Days Wet Days 10 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 19° C

Algarve Average Weather in November

High Temperature High Temperature 19° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 12° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 6 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 100mm Wet Days Wet Days 9 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 17° C

Algarve Average Weather in December

High Temperature High Temperature 17° C Low Temperature Low Temperature 10° C Sunlight Hours Sunlight Hours 5 hours
Average Precipitation Average Precipitation 100mm Wet Days Wet Days 12 Days Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 15° C