Best time to go to Funchal Average weather of Funchal, Madeira
Discover the perfect time to visit Funchal in Madeira from seasonal averages, right here.
When is the best time to go to Funchal?
When is the best time to go to Funchal? Here's some information to help you in your decision:
- The weather is good all year round in Funchal
- On average, the warmest months are July, August, September and October
- Funchal has dry periods in July and August
- The rainiest months are January, October, November and December
- The best months for swimming are July, August, September, October and November
Annual weather in Funchal
For full information about the climate and weather in Funchal a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:
|Month||Our opinion||View Details|
|January||63°F/65°F||good weather||Funchal in january|
|February||61°F/63°F||good weather||Funchal in february|
|March||61°F/63°F||good weather||Funchal in march|
|April||63°F/65°F||good weather||Funchal in april|
|May||65°F/67°F||good weather||Funchal in may|
|June||68°F/70°F||perfect weather||Funchal in june|
|July||70°F/74°F||perfect weather||Funchal in july|
|August||72°F/76°F||perfect weather||Funchal in august|
|September||72°F/74°F||perfect weather||Funchal in september|
|October||72°F/74°F||perfect weather||Funchal in october|
|November||67°F/70°F||good weather||Funchal in november|
|December||67°F/67°F||good weather||Funchal in december|
Weather and climate in Funchal
- From january to october the climate is good. It is for example 74°F as maximum temperature in october and, in october, 3 days of rain are expected.
- In november the climate is correct. At lunchtime, it's 68°F in average.
- In december the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 67°F°C and it rains about 9% of the time in december.
Charts: temperature and rainfall in Funchal
In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Funchal: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.
Daily sunshine hours
Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Funchal
Find out when Funchal has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.
Tourist seasons in Funchal
- Very low season in Funchal
The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and November.
- Low season in Funchal
The months with low numbers of tourists are: May and June.
- High season in Funchal
The number of visitors to Funchal is high in: April, July, September, October and December.
- Peek season in Funchal
The largest number of tourists visiting Funchal is during: August.
Figure: Visitor index for Funchal month by month
Best time for low prices in Funchal
Average prices of hotels in Funchal month by month
Generally, November is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Funchal. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.
Average price for flights to Funchal
A return flight between London and Funchal is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 93 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 202 more for your airline ticket to Funchal if you go in august.
Average price of hiring a car in Funchal
On average, it costs $ 17 per day to hire a car in Funchal. This price varies by $ 21 depending on the month. In march, hiring a car costs an average of $ 8.4 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in august is $ 29.