Algarve weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Algarve

The best time to visit the region in Algarve in Portugal is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Algarve is 27°C in July and the lowest is 15°C in January. The water temperature is between 17°C and 24°C.

Algarve has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Algarve or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Algarve by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 15 17 18 21 24 27 27 25 22 18 16
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 19 21 22 23 24 23 22 21 18
Precipitation (mm) 5 7 5 6 3 1 0 1 2 11 14 6
Climate data from city: Faro

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14 day weather forecast Algarve

The weather for in Algarve will be 26° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 17 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
15°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 18 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
17°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 19 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
16°
19° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
16°
19° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
12°
19° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
11°
19° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 5
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
12°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
12°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
14°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
12°
19° 0.5 mm 15% 3 m/s 0

Climate Algarve

Climate data from city: Faro

Climate table of Algarve (Faro)

The region Algarve has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Algarve is 21° degrees and there is about 61 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 311 days a year with an average humidity of 70% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 15 17 18 21 24 27 27 25 22 18 16
Night temp. (°C) 11 11 12 14 16 19 20 21 20 18 15 13
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 19 21 22 23 24 23 22 21 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 7 5 6 3 1 0 1 2 11 14 6
Days with rain 5 3 7 5 3 1 1 1 2 5 6 4
Dry days 26 25 24 25 28 29 30 30 28 26 24 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 8 8 10 12 12 12 12 10 7 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 4 4
Climate data from city: Faro

Algarve weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Algarve?

The region Algarve is located in Portugal. It lies in a straight line at 1,062 miles from London. By car the distance is 1,462 miles. You are on your way 23 hours and 10 minutes without delay.

The coordinates of Algarve are:

  • Latitude: 37.2157522
  • Longitude: -8.1406283

The GPS coordinates are 37° 12' N, 8° 8' W

How long is the flight to Algarve?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Algarve is approximately 2 h. 40 min.

What is the currency of Algarve?

In Algarve the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 October 2021

  • 1 Euro = 1.12 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.90 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 11.16 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 8.96 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 111.62 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 89.59 Euro

What is the area code of Algarve?

The area code to call Algarve is +351.