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Algarve Weather Forecast

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Algarve

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DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Tue 16
Sep
06:00

SSW
SSW

18 / 28 mph 70 / 70°F 83% 1006 mb
Low level cloud: 49%
Mid level cloud: 26%
High level cloud: 18%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
60%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.4 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.0 In
09:00

SSW
SSW

20 / 29 mph 74 / 77°F 80% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 31%
Mid level cloud: 13%
High level cloud: 38%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
39%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.3 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.4 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.1 In
12:00

SSW
SSW

22 / 34 mph 78 / 80°F 75% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 5%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 13%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
9%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.3 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.3 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.1 In
15:00

SSW
SSW

20 / 32 mph 80 / 83°F 76% 1006 mb
Low level cloud: 13%
Mid level cloud: 11%
High level cloud: 2%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
16%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.1 In
18:00

SSW
SSW

17 / 25 mph 78 / 81°F 83% 1006 mb
Low level cloud: 26%
Mid level cloud: 8%
High level cloud: 35%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
33%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.1 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.1 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.1 In
21:00

SW
SW

14 / 19 mph 74 / 78°F 88% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 43%
Mid level cloud: 6%
High level cloud: 47%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
50%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.0 In
Wed 17
Sep
00:00

SSW
SSW

14 / 17 mph 72 / 77°F 88% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 25%
Mid level cloud: 6%
High level cloud: 40%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
32%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.1 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.0 In
03:00

SW
SW

13 / 18 mph 71 / 71°F 88% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 30%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 2%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
33%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.1 In
06:00

SW
SW

11 / 17 mph 70 / 70°F 87% 1006 mb
Low level cloud: 24%
Mid level cloud: 6%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
25%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.2 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.1 In
09:00

SW
SW

13 / 18 mph 74 / 77°F 78% 1008 mb
Low level cloud: 25%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
26%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.1 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.1 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.0 In
12:00

SW
SW

15 / 21 mph 77 / 79°F 73% 1008 mb
Low level cloud: 11%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 1%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
12%
Expect 0.1 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.1 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.1 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.1 In
15:00

SW
SW

15 / 18 mph 79 / 81°F 72% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 12%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 2%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
14%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.0 In
18:00

SW
SW

13 / 15 mph 77 / 79°F 78% 1007 mb
Low level cloud: 22%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 7%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
24%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.0 In
21:00

SW
SW

10 / 11 mph 74 / 77°F 83% 1009 mb
Low level cloud: 26%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 21%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
29%
Expect 0.0 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.0 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.0 In

ALGARVE WEATHER, CLIMATE AND HOLIDAY INFORMATION


Algarve Weather and Climate

The Portuguese region of Algarve is well renowned for its beautiful weather and fantastic climate. Algarve is located in the southern region of Portugal's mainland. With temperatures reaching highs of 25°C (77 °F) in winter and 48 °C (118 °F) in summer, Algarve makes the perfect holiday destination. With the Atlantic to the west and the Mediterranean to the east, destinations such as the Algarve which are on the east coast tend to be warmer and drier. For an idea of the current weather conditions in Algarve take a look at latest Algarve weather updates.

During the winter months, Algarve's climate is very mild and temperatures do not commonly fall below 0°C, with the exception of the winter of 2008/2009, when the weather was exceptionally cold and wet.  There is usually around six hours of sunshine per day in Algarve in winter, with short showers/thunderstorms.  

The summer months grant Algarve its reputation as one of the sunniest destinations in Europe. It provides an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day with little or no rain. The humidity levels tend to be low, and the cool breeze takes the edge of the soaring heat. Night time temperatures rarely drop below 20°C, providing a comfortable evening. Here's a full climate profile for Algarve, with historical monthly averages.


Algarve Holiday and Tourist Information

The Algarve is the most popular tourist destination and the third richest region in Portugal, making it a sought after holiday location in Europe. The attraction to Algarve is the beautiful beaches, Mediterranean climate, fine cuisine and relatively low costs; Not to mention the array of resorts for tourists to choose from. It suits all types of individuals; from those seeking the busy nightlife of Lagos, to those retreating to the relaxed, secluded areas such as Sagres, there's something for everyone. Furthermore, the northern region has been found popular for religious tourism, for example the shrine dedicated to the patron saint of Loulé, which attracts thousands of Catholic pilgrims to the city each year.

The region’s administrative centre, international airport and public university are all based in the city of Faro


Algarve Tourist Attractions

Lighthouses

The Algarve has an impressive number of Lighthouses and view-points, some of which still operate after centuries of continuous service. One of which is worth visiting is the Cabo de S. Vicente Lighthouse, which is located at the West-most point of Sagres. It is one of Europe’s largest lighthouses and a famous attraction to the town.

 

Ria Formosa

The Ria Formosa is a range of canals, islands, marshes and barrier islands, stretching 60 kilometres along the Algarve coastline. Tourists can visit the Environmental Education Centre of Marim, to find out about the most suitable hiking trails and observatories (to source the best viewing points for various species). The park also organizes guided boat tours.

The Ria Formosa Islands are a perfect getaway for holiday goers seeking to relax on stunning beaches. From East to West, there is a succession of beautiful places like Faro Islands, Barreta, Culatra, Armona and Tavira, with long sand coasts. The icing on the cake is the white village named Cacela Velha, which has a remarkable heritage worth exploring. Climb the fortress, and enjoy the breathtaking landscape. There is also a variety of Theme Parks to choose from to keep the children entertained.

Fiesa

Fiesa, is an exhibition of sand sculptures held by Prosandart since 2003 in Pêra. This is considered to be the largest sand sculpture festival in the world, where every year a group of talented sculptors from all round the world, display their talents.

Zoomarine

Zoomarine is a unique experience for both adults and children, into the mysteries to marine life. It is located in Guia, close to Albufeira. Here you will be entertained by presentations featuring dolphins, seals and tropical birds. Not to mention an aquarium hosting sharks, various habitats, attractions and amusements for all to enjoy. Adults €27; children under 3ft 3in are free; taller children €18.

Water Parks

Algarve's water parks are a must see. Fun for all ages, and a great day out. The three main ones are:

Aqualand, which is one of Portugal’s biggest water parks, displays attractions for all ages such as the Kamikaze, Crazy Race, Banzai and Mini Park. Admission €22 per adult; €16 aged three-twelve; under threes free.

Aquashow Park Hotel, which is located in Quarteira, is popular for thrill seekers who take on its 50ft-high snake slide. Admission €27 per adult; €18 aged five to ten; under fives free. 

Slide & Splash, situated in Estombar, is spread over a large plot of seven hectares. Highlights, which draw in the crowds include the Tornado and the Turbulent River. Admission €24.50; €18 aged five-ten; under fives free.

Algarve Golf Courses

Portugal’s southwest coast of Algarve features superb golf courses. With over 300 days of sunny weather, this is an ideal resort for those in search of great courses. The coastline has over 25 courses, all of which are within one and a half hours drive from the Faro International Airport.

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The 7 day weather forecast summary for Algarve:

Reviewing the forecast for Algarve Over the next 7 days and the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 26°C, with a high for the week of 27°C expected on the afternoon of Saturday 20th. The mean minimum temperature will be 21°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Monday 22nd at 19°C. The coming week will have some days seeing a little precipitation and some days with rain. The indicators are that Tuesday 22nd will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 11.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

Algarve holiday weather information

We provide Algarve holiday weather for the next 7 and 14 days. The 7 day weather for Algarve provides weather information in 3 hourly intervals for each day and our 14 day Algarve weather provides weather data in 6 hourly intervals. We also provide monthly climate averages for Algarve. These monthly climate averages provide average temperature, maximum and minimum temperature, amount of rainfall in months, wind speed and much more. So if you are planning to go on holiday to Algarve then do check our monthly climate average section.

We also provide latest weather for Algarve and if you would like to see the past 24 hours weather in hourly format then do check our latest section. In addition, we have a weather risk page dedicated to Algarve which allows you to check out the probability of rain or thunder for Algarve.

As we are passionate about weather we would go to any steps to make sure you too are kept informed of the weather at all times. So if you are planning to go to Algarve on holiday or business then please do take the chance of receiving a weather text for Algarve which we will send to your mobile.

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