Weather in August in Madeira

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Madeira. Is this month a good time to go to Madeira? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Madeira in August?

The weather in Madeira in August is generally perfect.

You can expect warm maximum average daytime temperatures around 27°C (80°F) and nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) in Funchal. On average, this month is one of the warmest months of the year in Madeira. So be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation in August ranges from almost non in Funchal with an average of 3mm (0.1inch) rainfall to low in Porto Santo with 7mm (0.3inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 238 hours of sunshine in Funchal during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Madeira.

Where to go in Madeira in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Madeira on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Madeira

What is the weather like in August for the 3 most popular destinations in Madeira?

Average weather in Funchal

In August Funchal generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (80°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Funchal
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
19°C / 67°F 
233 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
27°C / 80°F 
20°C / 68°F 
238 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
2 days 
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 68°F 
211 hours 
33mm / 1.3inch 
7 days 
Climate in Funchal

Average weather in Porto Santo

In August Porto Santo generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Porto Santo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
24°C / 75°F 
19°C / 66°F 
225 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
3 days 
25°C / 77°F 
20°C / 68°F 
242 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
3 days 
24°C / 75°F 
19°C / 66°F 
205 hours 
17mm / 0.7inch 
6 days 
Climate in Porto Santo

Average weather in Ponta de São Lourenço

In August Ponta de São Lourenço generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (80°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Ponta de São Lourenço
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
19°C / 67°F 
233 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
27°C / 80°F 
20°C / 68°F 
238 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
2 days 
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 68°F 
211 hours 
33mm / 1.3inch 
7 days 
Climate in Ponta de São Lourenço

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Is August the best time to go to Madeira?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit Madeira with commonly perfect weather in Funchal. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Madeira is in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November with generally perfect weather in Funchal. The worst month is December that can have pleasant weather conditions.

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