Madeira weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Madeira

The best time to visit the island of on Madeira in Portugal is from June until November, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Madeira is 23°C in August and the lowest is 17°C in February. The water temperature is between 19°C and 25°C.

Madeira has the mediterranean climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in on Madeira 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 Madeira by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 18 17 17 18 19 21 22 23 23 22 20 19
Water temp. (°C) 20 19 19 19 20 22 23 25 25 24 23 21
Precipitation (mm) 23 18 22 11 7 6 3 3 11 46 36 25
Climate data from city: Funchal

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14 day weather forecast Madeira

The weather for on Madeira will be 24° till 18° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Madeira is based on the weather conditions in the city of Funchal.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
21°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
21°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 4
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
10°
24° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
10°
24° 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
10°
24° 0 mm 0% 0 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
10°
24° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
10°
24° 0 mm 0% 0 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
11°
24° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
24° 0 mm 0% 0 m/s 1
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
13°
24° 1.9 mm 65% 1 m/s 0
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
10°
24° 0.3 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
24° 0.3 mm 25% 1 m/s 0
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
11°
24° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0

Climate Madeira

The island Madeira has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Madeira is 20° degrees and there is about 209 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 173 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Madeira

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 18 17 17 18 19 21 22 23 23 22 20 19
Night temp. (°C) 17 16 16 17 18 20 21 22 23 21 19 18
Water temp. (°C) 20 19 19 19 20 22 23 25 25 24 23 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 23 18 22 11 7 6 3 3 11 46 36 25
Days with rain 12 11 11 8 5 3 4 2 6 12 15 13
Dry days 19 17 20 22 26 27 27 29 24 19 15 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 8 9 9 9 8 9 9 8 8 8
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 5
Climate data from city: Funchal

Madeira weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Madeira? 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 is Madeira?

Madeira is an island belonging to Portugal. It lies in a straight line at 18,606 km from Wellington.

The coordinates of Madeira are:

  • Latitude: 32.7605332
  • Longitude: -16.9689932

The GPS coordinates are 32° 45' N, 16° 58' W

How long is the flight to Madeira?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Madeira is approximately 23 h. 40 min.

What are the airports on Madeira?

These are the airports that are on Madeira:

How many inhabitants are there on Madeira?

Madeira has approximately 267,785 inhabitants.

How big is Madeira?

The area of Madeira is around 741 km². It is 362x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Madeira?

The capital of Madeira is Funchal.

What is the currency of Madeira?

On Madeira the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 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 Madeira?

The area code to call Madeira is +351.