Azores weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Azores

The best time to travel differs per island from Azores. View the best travel months for:

The best time to visit the Azores in Portugal is from July until October, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in the Azores is 23°C in August and the lowest is 16°C in January. The water temperature is between 16°C and 25°C.

Azores has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in the Azores 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 Azores by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 16 16 16 16 17 19 22 23 22 20 18 17
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 16 19 20 23 25 24 23 19 19
Precipitation (mm) 70 69 62 41 44 29 23 25 38 65 60 106

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14 day weather forecast Azores

The weather for the Azores will be around 22° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

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Climate Azores

Azores has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Azores is 18° degrees and there is about 630 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 103 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Azores

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 16 16 16 16 17 19 22 23 22 20 18 17
Night temp. (°C) 15 14 14 15 16 18 20 22 21 19 17 16
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 16 19 20 23 25 24 23 19 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 70 69 62 41 44 29 23 25 38 65 60 106
Days with rain 18 16 18 16 15 12 12 13 14 19 17 19
Dry days 13 12 13 14 16 18 19 18 16 12 13 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 6 7 8 9 9 8 8 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 4 4
UV-index 4 4 4 4 4 5 6 6 5 5 4 4

Azores weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Azores? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where are the Azores?

Azores is an archipelago belonging to Portugal. It lies in a straight line at 1,616 miles from London.

The coordinates of Azores are:

  • Latitude: 38.684077
  • Longitude: -28.2219619

The GPS coordinates are 38° 41' N, 28° 13' W

Which islands belong to the Azores?

The Azores consists of these 9 islands:

How long is the flight to the Azores?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to the Azores is approximately 4 hours.

What are the airports on the Azores?

These are the airports that are situated on the Azores:

What is the currency of the Azores?

On the Azores 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 the Azores?

The area code to call the Azores is +351.