Madeira
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Madeira

The best time to visit the island of 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 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 Madeira weather 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 temperature (°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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Madeira weather

The Madeira weather for will be 18° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 21°C.

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

Madeira 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Thursday
19 may
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20°C
11°C
3 mm
60%
2 Bft
SSE
21°C
1
Friday
20 may
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20°C
19°C
1.8 mm
40%
1 Bft
SE
21°C
6
Saturday
21 may
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21°C
18°C
0.7 mm
20%
2 Bft
S
21°C
8
Sunday
22 may
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21°C
11°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
SE
21°C
8
Monday
23 may
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21°C
10°C
0.2 mm
20%
2 Bft
NNE
21°C
8


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.

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 Madeira weather like in a given month? 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 8,286 km from Cape Town.

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 Cape Town International Airport to Madeira is approximately 11 h. 30 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 1648x 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 19 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.055 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 18.32 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 5.46 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 1,832.19 South African rand

What is the area code of Madeira?

The area code to call Madeira is +351.