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Best time to visit Faro, Portugal

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The best time to visit Faro is May

Are you looking to travel to Faro and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Faro is May due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

In summer, the temperature in Faro can rise as high as 29℃ (84℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 11℃ (52℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 8℃ (46℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Faro in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. November sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Faro, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Faro seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Faro as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Faro 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 Faro

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 Faro 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.

Faro 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 Faro 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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JUN
JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Faro in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Faro in February

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Faro in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 7 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Faro in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Faro in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Faro in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • 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 Faro 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.


Faro in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • 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 Faro 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.


Faro in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • 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 Faro in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Faro in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Faro 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.

Faro in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Faro in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Faro in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 5 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Faro 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 Faro 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 Faro 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 Faro, 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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