When is the best time to go to madeira

Madeira is at its finest between April and October, when the coastline is positively teeming with up to 20 species of whales and dolphins. Madeira boasts a pleasantly mild Mediterranean climate year round, so the best time to go is whenever you’re free.

What is the best month for weather in Madeira?

For the highest temperatures the best time to visit Madeira is between August and September although the sub tropical climate offers sunshine throughout the year and winter months are equally popular with visitors. The hottest month of the year is August with an average daily maximum of 27 C and an average low of 21 C.

What is the coldest month in Madeira?

August is the hottest month in Madeira with an average temperature of 22.5°C (73°F) and the coldest is January at 16°C (61°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 8 in September. The wettest month is January with an average of 108mm of rain.

Which part of Madeira has the best weather?

The southwest is the place to be for more guaranteed sun; Ribeira Brava, Ponta do Sol and Calheta boast the best climates on the island followed by Funchal, Camera de lobos and Machico. Funchal still being a favourite with most tourists because of the centrality of the capital city and the array of choice.

Is Madeira warm all year?

On the coast, daytime temperatures hover around 20/21 degrees Celsius (68/70 °F) from December to April, and reach 26/27 °C (79/81 °F) from July to September. It rarely gets cold, however, from January to March there can be cool days, with highs around 15 °C (59 °F).

Is Madeira warmer than Algarve?

Sun worshippers will be glad to know that the Algarve is both generally warmer and has over 1,000 hours of extra sun per year than Madeira. It’s one of the warmest places in all of Southern Europe, in fact.

Is Madeira hotter than Portugal?

Annually speaking, Madeira weather is warmer when compared to Lisbon. The difference is not that big, only 1ºC (2ºF) in fact. The real difference can be found in the number of rainy days. In Lisbon, there is 48% higher chance that it will rain than in Funchal.

Can you sunbathe in Madeira in February?

Yes, it is possible to sunbathe in Madeira in Winter. As written earlier in December, January and February, the temperatures during the day at beach level are around 19/20°C. When the sun is out, because of the low latitude of the island, it is quite warm.

Can you sunbathe in Madeira in January?

Can you sunbathe in Madeira in December? Yes, in December and January, Funchal enjoys five times as many sunshine hours as London, but due to Madeira’s island weather, clouds often come and go and the sun is never guaranteed.

Can you swim in the sea in Madeira in January?

Swimming in january on the beaches of Funchal is possible but the sea water is cool. So even though the sea temperature sometimes climbs to 68°F, it can also be as low as 65°F!