Climate in Lagos (Algarve), Portugal

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from nearest weather station: Praia da Rocha, Portugal (14 KM, 8 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Lagos (Algarve)

MON Aug 02
24°C | 18°C

Partly cloudy

TUE Aug 03
25°C | 18°C

Partly cloudy

WED Aug 04
26°C | 17°C

Partly cloudy

The best time of year to visit Lagos in Portugal

The climate in Lagos is mainly determined by the warm Gulf Stream creating a Mediterranean climate. This means warm and dry summers and mild winters. The average annual temperature is 17 degrees Celsius (62° Fahrenheit). Due to the fact that Lagos is not far from the Atlantic Ocean, the average temperature is a few degrees below the more inland areas during the summer months.

Rain is mostly seen winter months and together with the wind this can cause it to feel slightly cooler.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of May, June, September and October you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • Lagos has dry periods in June, July, August and September.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 27°C (80°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 15°C (59°F).
  • January is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • August is the driest month.
  • July is the most sunny month.
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