What’s the weather like in Funchal in May?
Located on the south coast of Madeira, Funchal is the capital of this beautiful Portuguese island. The city has a Mediterranean-style climate with long, hot summers and short, mild winters. In May, temperatures are rising as spring heads towards summer, and the amount of rain continues to fall at this time.
The average temperature at this time of year in Funchal is 19ºC, reaching a high of 21ºC in the peak of the afternoon. It’s t-shirt weather if you’re heading to the beach or exploring the local area during the day, and evenings are nice too when the average low dips to 16ºC. Around 30mm of rain’s expected over the course of six days in May, so any showers are likely to be short and brief. You’ll have seven hours of sunshine to enjoy each day, while the Atlantic waters are a refreshing 19ºC if you want to go for a swim in the sea.