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    Madeira - Portugal

    Funchal weather and climate

    Madeira - Portugal

    Funchal weather and climate

    Day

    20 °C

    Night

    14 °C

    Sea

    19 °C

    Precipitation

    26 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    3 days

    in month

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    72 %

    Weather charts for Funchal

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    Weather overview
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    Weather overview for Funchal

    Weather overview

    Funchal (Portugal) in general has a hot climate. The day temperatures range from 17.9 °C (64.2 °F) in February to 25.2 °C (77.4 °F) in August. The least rainy month in Funchal is July with its 1 days of rain, the rainiest month is November, when it rains 9 days. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 17.8 °C (64.0 °F) in March to 23.5 °C (74.2 °F) in September. Temperatures during the night go from 12.3 °C (54.1 °F) in February to 19.1 °C (66.4 °F) in August.

    January weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 18.1 °C (64.6 °F) in Funchal, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed too, its value is 18.5 °C (65.3 °F). The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 7 days, and the rainfall amount starts to descent as well, with its value being 72 mm (2.85 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 12.4 °C (54.3 °F).

    February weather

    The day temperature reaches its minimum, with its value of 17.9 °C (64.2 °F) in Funchal, while the descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 17.9 °C (64.2 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed in February. The night temperature is on its minimum, with its value of 12.3 °C (54.1 °F).

    March weather

    The day temperature starts to rise, its value is 18.9 °C (66.0 °F) in Funchal, while the sea temperature is on its minimum, with its value being 17.8 °C (64.0 °F). The rainfall amount starts to descent in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 6 hours. The minimum of the humidity is observable, with its value of 70 %.

    April weather

    The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 44 mm (1.73 in) in Funchal. The night temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 13.2 °C (55.8 °F). The day length rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 13 hours.

    May weather

    The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed in Funchal, and the sea temperature starts to rise as well, its value is 19.1 °C (66.3 °F). The tourist season is at its beginning. The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, its value is 3 days, while the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 26 mm (1.04 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, with its value of 6 hours.

    June weather

    The tourist season continues in Funchal. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 22.1 °C (71.8 °F), and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 20.7 °C (69.3 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 2 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 12 mm (0.46 in). The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 16.5 °C (61.7 °F).

    July weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Funchal. The sea temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 22.1 °C (71.8 °F), and the rise of the day temperature can be observed too, the value of this measure is 24.1 °C (75.4 °F). The rainfall amount is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 3 mm (0.13 in), and the number of rainy days reaches its minimum too in this month. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 18.3 °C (64.9 °F).

    August weather

    The day temperature is on its maximum, with its value of 25.2 °C (77.4 °F) in Funchal, while the rise of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value being 23.2 °C (73.8 °F). There is pending tourist season, and the dry season is taking place as well. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, its value is 8 hours. The maximum of the night temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 19.1 °C (66.4 °F).

    September weather

    The tourist season continues in September in Funchal. The sea temperature reaches its maximum in this month. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value being 4 days, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed too, with its value of 44 mm (1.72 in). The wind speed reaches its minimum, with its value being 4.0. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent in this month.

    October weather

    The day temperature starts to descent, its value is 23.1 °C (73.6 °F) in Funchal, and the beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed too, its value is 22.7 °C (72.8 °F). The tourist season continues this month. The number of rainy days continues to rise, its value is 7 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 83 mm (3.26 in). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 6 hours.

    November weather

    The tourist season continues in Funchal. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 21.1 °C (70.0 °F), and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 21.2 °C (70.1 °F). The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, its value is 88 mm (3.46 in), while the number of rainy days is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 9 days. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 15.2 °C (59.4 °F).

    December weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, its value is 19.2 °C (66.6 °F) in Funchal, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed as well, with its value being 19.6 °C (67.3 °F). The rainfall amount is on its maximum. The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 4 hours. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 13.9 °C (57.0 °F). The minimum of the day length is observable in December.

    FAQs

    What level of humidity is to expect in March in Funchal?

    In Funchal in March, expect humidity around 70 %.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in Funchal in April?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 6 hours per day in April in Funchal.

    What is the average number of rainy days in May in Funchal?

    There are 3 days, which are rainy in May in Funchal, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.7 days of the week, or in general - 11 % days.

    Is June a good month to visit Funchal?

    June is a good month to visit Funchal. There are only 2 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 22.1 °C (71.8 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. A sea temperature of 20.7 °C (69.3 °F) can seem colder to some, but others will call it refreshing. The temperature of 16.5 °C (61.7 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the sea temperature in Funchal in July?

    In July in Funchal expect the sea to be warm at 22.1 °C (71.8 °F). This warm sea is nice for swimming, maybe cold for some, but most people can spend a long time in it.

    What is the temperature in Funchal during the day in August?

    In Funchal in August, the average daily temperatures will be 25.2 °C (77.4 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is there a wet season in Funchal in September?

    No, there is no wet season in September in Funchal - you can expect 4 days of rain during the month.

    What is the night temperature in October in Funchal?

    The average night temperature in Funchal in October is 17.1 °C (62.8 °F). This temperature is pleasant for a wide range of evening, night, and morning activities from sports to sitting outside in restaurants or evening walks.

    Is there a dry season in November in Funchal?

    No, November is not a dry month in Funchal, expect rain approximately 9 days in a month.

    How windy is it in December in Funchal?

    In Funchal in December, there will be an average wind scale of 5.1.