Weather in Albufeira and the Algarve Region See why everybody loves it here!

The proximity of the Mediterranean Sea greatly influences the Algarvian climate. Summers are hot and dry and winters are mild with hardly any rain (50 days with rain and 500 mm on average each year), combined with very inviting springs and autumns.

Today at 08:14 Daily Weather Report

Current weather conditions here

weather report

People on other forums are puzzled by tales of devastation and destruction in the storms. No-one died and almost everything is working as normal. Down here it rained a lot and that was it.

This morning is bright and clear, some cloud way off on the horizon. There is a bit of a breeze, temperature at 0810am is 16.0ºC. Showers are forecast for later, but I cannot see much on the radar as yet. Top temperature today will be around 24ºC.

It could get quite cold in sheltered spots tonight, as low 12ºC, 14 or 15 along the coast.

The next few days are going to be typical mid October, a mix of sunshine and showers with temperatures similar to today.

This report is regularly updated by a British citizen residing in Albufeira and member of Albufeira.com forum. We encourage you to visit his own private website where you will find plenty of useful information about the local transportation: www.algarvebus.info

What temperatures to expect along the year.

The sea water temperature starts at around 14ºC in January and reaches a high 22ºC in August. A pleasant sea breeze refreshes the average annual temperature of the region, which is 17,7ºC (15ºC in January and up to 28ºC or more in July and August).
The Algarve can also count on around 3.000 hours of Sun during the year which makes it a favourite destination for those who fancy such a delightful climate.

The interactive charts below will allow you to analyse the different average data that make the Algarve weather.

Weather Statistics

Taking care in the Sun

As can be observed, during Summer, the temperature in the Algarve is very high (it can go over 40ºC/100ºF exceptionally) and the periods of sun are long. It is common knowledge that excess sun can cause illnesses such as skin cancer.
The safest procedure is to use plenty of high-factor sunscreen, especially on children. A hat is an indispensable accessory, as are a good pair of sunglasses. It is advisable to avoid exposure to the sun during its strongest point in the day, between midday and 3 o'clock in the afternoon. In the case of sunburns or sunstroke, do seek medical attention.