The climate in Funchal during October can be summarized as warm and a little damp.
October is in the fall / autumn in Funchal and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||21°C 69.7°F|
|Nightly temperature||15.2°C 59.3°F|
|Average temperature||18.1°C 64.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||80 mm 3.2 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||22.8°C 73.1°F|
|Windspeed||10.1kph 6 mph|
On average October is the 5th wettest month of the year in Funchal with around 80mm 3.2 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 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Funchal in October 2023.
Best places to visit in October
|Hottest month:||August||23.2°C 73.8°F|
|Driest month:||July||8mm 0.3ins|
|Coldest month:||February||15.7°C 60.3°F|
|Wettest month:||January||110mm 4.3ins|