Madeira – Weather
Madeira is located in Portugal and known for its natural beauty and warm climate all year round. The summers are hot and dry, which are perfect for relaxing on the beach and working on your tan. The good weather in Madeira is influenced by the surrounding ocean currents that are very warm and tend to keep temperatures high throughout the year. Winds blowing in from the sea also effects the weather, helping to keep the summer heat under control and stop humidity levels from rising above 72%.
June to September enjoys the warmest weather with an average temperature of 25°C. At midday, it’s not unusual for temperatures in Madeira to rise above 30°C in July and August, which is the hottest time of the year.
Madeira weather is still warm and sunny in autumn with an average high of 23°C in October and daily lows of 17°C. You can expect around 90mm of rainfall per month in autumn with heavy showers being more common in November. Daily averages rarely drop below 10°C in winter, which is great for hiking through the countryside and enjoying your time abroad. The expected rainfall is around 81mm per month with 16 rainy days.
For a warmer climate with fewer crowds than the summer, the best time to travel to Madeira is between March and May. Daily highs reach 19°C by April with up to ten hours of sunshine per day.