When is the best time to go to Faro

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Faro, Portugal. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Faro weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Faro are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Faro January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 97mm 6hrs 10.9hrs 16°C

Faro's weather in January is typically mild and a little damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Faro for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Faro and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (60°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Faro with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Faro February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 68mm 6.3hrs 11.7hrs 16°C

February in Faro is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Faro for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Faro and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Faro with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Faro March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 54mm 7.8hrs 12.8hrs 16°C

The weather in March in Faro is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Faro.

March is in the spring in Faro and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Faro with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Faro April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 41mm 8.7hrs 14hrs 17°C

Faro's weather in April is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Faro.

April is in the spring in Faro and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (67°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Faro with around 41mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Faro May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 30mm 10.6hrs 15hrs 18°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Faro and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Faro.

May is in the spring in Faro and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Faro with around 30mm 1.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Faro June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 17mm 11.6hrs 10.9hrs 20°C

Warm and dry weather often prevails in Faro during the month of June

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Faro, with some very good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Faro and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Faro with around 17mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Faro July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 2mm 12.6hrs 11.7hrs 21°C

July in Faro is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Faro, with some very good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Faro and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Faro with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Faro August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 3mm 12.1hrs 12.8hrs 22°C

The weather in August in Faro is characteristically hot and very dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Faro, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Faro and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Faro with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Faro weather in August »

September

Faro September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 16mm 9.7hrs 14hrs 21°C

Faro's weather in September is typically warm and dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Faro, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Faro and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Faro with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Faro weather in September »

October

Faro October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 54mm 7.8hrs 15hrs 21°C

October is a reasonably dry month in Faro and the temperature is generally warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Faro.

October is in the fall / autumn in Faro and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Faro with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Faro November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 83mm 6.5hrs 10.9hrs 19°C

Faro's weather in November is typically mild and a little damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Faro for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Faro and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Faro with around 83mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Faro December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 100mm 5.8hrs 11.7hrs 17°C

December in Faro is generally damp with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Faro for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Faro and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Faro with around 100mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Faro weather stats

Faro weather statistics
Hottest month: August 28.4°C 83.1°F
Driest month: July 2mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: August 12.1hrs
Coldest month: January 15.2°C 59.4°F
Wettest month: December 100mm 3.9ins
Warmest sea: August 21.6°C 70.9°F
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