Avg weather in May
14 Hrs per day
16 mm per month
68 % avg
9 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in Albufeira in May?

Albufeira is on southern Portugal’s Atlantic coast, in the sunny Algarve region. This part of Portugal is known for its warm weather, which is the hottest anywhere in the country. Albufeira is to the west of capital Faro and has typically warm weather in May as the temperatures are rising. If you’re going at this time you’ll have lots of sun and not much rain. If you want to avoid the hotter weather and busier crowds in summer, then this is a great time for you to visit.


The average high in Albufeira is 22ºC in May, which is perfectly warm enough for you to spend the day at the beach. Things can get quite cool at night though, so you should bring some warmer clothes for the evenings. The sea temperature is 17ºC, while humidity’s low. There’s 29mm of rain over five days, and you can expect 14 hours of daylight with ten hours of sunshine each day. UV levels will be very high so remember to bring your sun cream. The sun goes down at around 8.30pm for a large part of the month.

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