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Best time to visit Albufeira, Portugal

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The best time to visit Albufeira is July

Albufeira can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, July is the best time to go.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 7℃ (45℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Albufeira are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in November, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Albufeira below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Albufeira seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Albufeira as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Albufeira is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Albufeira

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Albufeira for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Albufeira climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Albufeira for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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NOV
DEC

Albufeira in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Albufeira in February

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Albufeira in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Albufeira in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Albufeira in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Albufeira in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Albufeira in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Albufeira in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Albufeira in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Albufeira in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Albufeira in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Albufeira in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Albufeira in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Albufeira is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Albufeira is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Albufeira is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Albufeira, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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