Porto Santo weather in January (Madeira Islands, Madeira)

Planning a trip to Porto Santo in January? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In January, the weather in Porto Santo generally has pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 19°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 16°C.

Porto Santo in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 38 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 12 days.

The area enjoys a balanced 135 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Porto Santo. April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December typically offer the best weather. While January, February and March tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Porto Santo climate page with graphs.


Porto Santo, monthly averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 16.3°C  
Max Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 38%  
Precipitation 38 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 80%  
Sunshine 135 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Madeira in January

Find out more about the weather in Madeira in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Porto Santo in January?

​ For visitors traveling to Porto Santo, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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