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 around 24° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
12°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
19° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
11°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
14°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
12°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
15°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
14°
19° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
14°
19° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
19° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
14°
19° 0.4 mm 10% 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 19,495 km from Wellington.

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 Auckland Airport to Algarve is approximately 24 h. 50 min.

What is the currency of Algarve?

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

Exchange rates on 24 October 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.58 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 1.72 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 5.82 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 17.17 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 58.23 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 171.72 Euro

What is the area code of Algarve?

The area code to call Algarve is +351.