August weather forecast and climate
Funchal, Portugal

The last month of the summer, August, is a warm month in Funchal, Portugal, with average temperature varying between 21.4°C (70.5°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.4°C (70.5°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are June and August, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall in Funchal. Rain falls for 3.9 days and accumulates 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In Funchal, the average sunshine in August is 9.1h.

UV index

July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Funchal?

With an average high-temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.4°C (70.5°F), August is the warmest month.

What is the temperature in August in Funchal?

In August, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.4°C (70.5°F).

What are the most humid months in Funchal?

Months with the highest humidity in Funchal are June and August, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in August in Funchal?

In Funchal, Portugal, the average relative humidity in August is 80%.

How much does it rain in Funchal in August?

In Funchal, during August, the rain falls for 3.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Funchal?

August is the month with the least rainfall in Funchal. Rain falls for 3.9 days and accumulates 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in August in Funchal?

In Funchal, Portugal, the average seawater temperature in August is 23.2°C (73.8°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.2°C (73.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Funchal have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Funchal, Portugal, is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Funchal have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Funchal is 9.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Funchal?

July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Funchal, Portugal.

What is the UV index reading in August in Funchal?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Funchal is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in August: 23°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (23°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (16.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (15.1°C).

Average humidity in August - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average humidity in August: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and August (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in August: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in August: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3.9 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in August: 23.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (17.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.6).

Average UV index in August - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are July, August, September and October (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (UV index 5).